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Meet the young rappers of Hong Kong's underground hip-hop scene

Hong Kong's emerging artists are using music to highlight the city's socioeconomic issues and express feelings that much of society keeps bottled up.
Emma Russell
4.7.21
Music

Kam-Bu's new video is an ode to the Windrush generation and its descendents

Watch the visual for ‘Black on Black’ and get to know the young SW London rapper.
Frankie Dunn
2.25.21
Music

Finally, Portuguese Creole rap is getting the attention it deserves

With increasing major label interest, the scene inspired by its Cabo Verdean heritage, Afrobeats and UK drill is on the rise.
Jeremy Klemin
1.4.21
Music

BackRoad Gee is the rapper bridging the gap between UK drill and grime

Including details of his debut mixtape, here are 10 things you ought to know about the Londoner collaborating with Pa Salieu, Lethal Bizzle and JME.
Frankie Dunn
11.19.20
Music

Tkay Maidza is the Aussie artist reimagining alt-rap

The artist's vulnerable, organic flows set her apart in a world where women rappers find the most success in peddling bad bitch characters.
Savannah Whitmer
11.18.20
Music

Pa Salieu fills us in on his debut mixtape Send Them To Coventry

Watch him perform a very special livestream of it tonight on YouTube.
Frankie Dunn
10.29.20
Music

An interview with Kyoto rapper Daichi Yamamoto

The Japanese-Jamaican artist discusses the BLM movement in Japan and his new EP.
Yuho Nomura
10.6.20
Fashion

KidSuper’s Colm Dillane is Brooklyn’s most enigmatic streetwear designer

The young creative tells us about his first major collaboration with Puma and the importance of community.
David Aaron Brake
8.25.20
Music

A$AP Nast is ready to be your rap superstar

In the new video for “Designer Boi,” Nast returns to his roots and proves he’s destined to become the face of the A$AP family.
Beatrice Hazlehurst
8.6.20
Music

Princess Nokia gets free

With 'Everything is Beautiful' and 'Everything Sucks', the New York rapper continues to defy those who would box them in.
E.R. Pulgar
4.15.20
Photography

These photos explore the origins of trap music in Atlanta

Vincent Desailly captures the birthplace of trap, a subgenre of hip hop whose beats now dominate the music industry, in his powerful new book.
Emma Russell
3.24.20
News

Pop Smoke posthumously earned his first solo spot on the Billboard charts

The late rapper entered the top 50 with his song "Dior".
Douglas Greenwood
2.26.20
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