Lil Yachty is Signed to Motown Records

Michael Jackson. Marvin Gaye. Diana Ross. Lil Yachty. Don't mind the list of notable Motown signees. Yes, really, Lil Yachty is signed to Motown Records. No,...

Drake and Future Make Me Feel Broke

If you're like me, you thought Future was saying, "No boo, no boo, no boo, no boo, no boo, no boo" before that line...

Music Videos Matter In Hip-Hop Now

Music videos in hip-hop tend not to be the most artistic. But it doesn't mean we can't have higher standards. Too many times I've gotten excited...

Taz Taylor, 9th Wonder, And How “Type Beats” Changed The Game

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({ google_ad_client: "ca-pub-4070728875700136", enable_page_level_ads: true }); He's not some producer on Twitter...

‘Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe’ is a grown-up ‘Cut You Off’

Not many artists can show progression in their discographies as consistently as Kendrick Lamar has shown it. And it's not just better verses and bigger...

Drake is Michael Jackson, Kendrick is Prince

To many, it's a shame that mass appeal gives some artists more fame than true artistry. But in the music industry, the effects of someone's music...

Chief Keef, Soundcloud Rap’s Unsung Godfather

For more pop culture-influenced paintings like the one above, visit Philipo's Habari Art Collection on Etsy! Huge shoutout to YouTuber yadiiiigg for his investigative video report tracing...

Murda Beatz Piped Up in Fort Erie

When you think of the sound that has Atlanta going crazy, you think of some people. Probably Black people...from Atlanta. Makes sense right? This is...

Remember When Soulja Boy Did Drill Music?

Soulja Boy is unforgettable. Roll your eyes, get hit with nostalgia, whatever. Soulja Boy's contributions to popular culture, summarized well by this DJBooth article,...

“War” and “Exposing Me”: When Drill Music Is Too Real For You

Chief Keef's "War" (2014) is a Drill classic (Fredo's "War" is hot too, RIP). FBG Duck and Rooga's "Exposing Me (Remix)" is quickly on...