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HVN's 'All Girls Go to Heaven" Is the Hip-Hop Subversion 2021 Needed

HVN's 'All Girls Go to Heaven" Is the Hip-Hop Subversion 2021 Needed

November 10, 2021 If this is your first exposure to the Houston artist, then you're in luck, because this is the perfect place to start.
Author: Carter Fife
rap
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Snail Mail Delivers Love, Growth, and Freedom on Her Sophomore Album 'Valentine'

Snail Mail Delivers Love, Growth, and Freedom on Her Sophomore Album 'Valentine'

November 5, 2021 <i>Valentine</i> is the perfect reintroduction to one of indie rock's finest songwriting prodigies
Author: Carter Fife
Malik Moses Drops Soulful Debut Single With the Bas-Assisted "Show Me Something"

Malik Moses Drops Soulful Debut Single With the Bas-Assisted "Show Me Something"

November 4, 2021 If you're a fan of artists like Smino, Buddy, Monte Booker, or JID, then Moses is the perfect new artist for you.
Author: Carter Fife
rap
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Janna Jamison Invites You to Let Go on Debut EP 'The Pulling My Clothes'

Janna Jamison Invites You to Let Go on Debut EP 'The Pulling My Clothes'

November 4, 2021 <i>The Pulling My Clothes</i>  reflects a songwriter and performer with wisdom beyond her years.
Author: Carter Fife
pop
SSGKobe's "Caddy" is 100 CC's of Aural Bliss

SSGKobe's "Caddy" is 100 CC's of Aural Bliss

November 3, 2021 Goodbye Libra season, hello SSGKobe season.
Author: Carter Fife
rap
Zack Fox's Debut Album 'shut the fuck up talking to me'  Is Unironically One of the Year's Best

Zack Fox's Debut Album 'shut the fuck up talking to me'  Is Unironically One of the Year's Best

October 18, 2021 The comedian-turned-rapper delivers bars and one-liners aplenty in one of the year's best hip-hop albums.
Author: Carter Fife
rap
ToBy's Debut Album 'L'esprit' Is an Introspective and Multifaceted Journey

ToBy's Debut Album 'L'esprit' Is an Introspective and Multifaceted Journey

October 18, 2021 L'esprit is a project that is simultaneously cohesive and unrestrained in its omnivorous artistic direction.
Author: Carter Fife
rap
Kacy Hill Opens Up on the Difficult Desire to Be 'Simple, Sweet, and Smiling' [Q&A]

Kacy Hill Opens Up on the Difficult Desire to Be 'Simple, Sweet, and Smiling' [Q&A]

October 15, 2021 "It became this kind of aspirational identity, like the persona that I wish I was more of."
Author: Carter Fife
pop
Khi Infinite's Debut Album 'Take What You Need' Is a Limitless Take on Hip-Hop

Khi Infinite's Debut Album 'Take What You Need' Is a Limitless Take on Hip-Hop

October 12, 2021 Khi's debut pulls from disparate and far-ranging soundscapes, ranging from alternative rock to beach pop.
Author: Carter Fife
rap
R&B
aldrch Is the Latest Artist Breaking Hyperpop's Boundaries

aldrch Is the Latest Artist Breaking Hyperpop's Boundaries

September 28, 2021 "I love having the ability to curate a collection of what I think is cool... and show everyone what's next in music."
Author: Carter Fife