nicki minaj may still be the queen, but is her crown beginning to slip?
Her much anticipated album 'Queen' is here, but Nicki Minaj’s dominance as the top female rapper is in a precarious place.
bali baby makes cathartic emo rap about queer heartbreak
Ahead of her Red Bull Music Festival performance in NYC tonight, the 20-year-old Atlanta rapper talks switching gears on debut album 'Baylor Swift.'
this is the female rapper who went viral for calling out kanye west
Chika Oranika’s poetic rhymes call out rappers for forgetting about their black roots and catering to white listeners.
this palestinian rapper is capturing the realities of occupation life
Muqata'a includes the iPhone-recorded city sounds of Palestine in his avant garde productions.
this rap video is a response to art world racism
NYC artist Orrin illegally filmed 'System Control' in the Met Museum in response to its exclusionary new pricing structure.
why the uk's rap scene is world-leading
To accompany i-D's cover story with Dave, Alasdair McLellan shoots four of the most exciting, incendiary, and inventive new rappers right now.
this 16-year-old is rapping on the streets of tel aviv
Photographer Dudi Hasson discovered Shay Litman rapping on the street and knew right away he wanted to capture his precious talent.
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tyler, the creator just free-styled over an old drake track
The notoriously low-voiced rapper just released a new high-pitched freestyle over a Drake beat. <3
thouxanbandfauni wants to be the michael jackson of rap
As Fauni shares the video for his track 'First Time,' the emerging Atlanta rapper talks symbolism, claymation, and making it in America.
rejjie snow on the films (and irish funk songs) that inspire his cross-continental sound
After years of anticipation, the Irish rapper’s debut album ‘Dear Annie’ arrives today.
premiere: harlem rapper sheck wes drops a high-energy ode to basketball phenom mo bamba
The buzzed about 19-year-old was exiled to Senegal by his mother. Now he’s back and hanging out with Travis Scott.
gaddafi gals is the only german rap trio you need in 2018
We premiere the group's video for 'The Death of Papi,' shot on a former soviet training ground in East Germany.