Atlanta’s Robbin’ Season Is Coming

Atlanta’s Robbin’ Season Is Coming

Two new trailers for season two of Donald Glover’s acclaimed FX series, Atlanta, have dropped this year. Fans are eagerly awaiting the second season, after the first season premiered in September of 2016. The show took a year long hiatus after Donald Glover was cast as a young Lando Calrissian in the upcoming Star Wars […]

Heno Rebrands With Video Release

Heno Rebrands With Video Release

The introspective rapper is starting the new year with a rebrand. His decision to change his rap name from Why-Fi to Heno is a strategic marketing and personal choice. Heno, a name stemming from the rapper’s real name, Yihenew, which means “This Is It” in Amharic. In a conversation that I had with the rapper, […]

Bas: The International Rapper

Bas: The International Rapper

Flowing over smooth drum-filled alternative beats about his roots and experiences abroad, Abbas Hamad who is also known as Bas, takes his listeners on a whirlwind trip around the world. He was born to Sudanese parents, and raised in Paris during his early childhood. After spending several years in Europe, his parents relocated to the […]

The Soulful Fashion Killa: Erykah Badu

The Soulful Fashion Killa: Erykah Badu

FatBellyBella aka Low Down Loretta Brown, aka Medulla Oblongata, aka Sara Bellum, aka “She iLL,” aka Erykah Badu is one of the most fashion-forward celebrities in the game. She wears whatever the hell she wants, and we love it. Since the soul legend hit the music scene almost 20 years ago, she has shifted the […]

From Highschool to Grammy’s: Steve Lacy

From Highschool to Grammy’s: Steve Lacy

Nineteen-year-old California native and recent high school graduate, Steve Lacy, doesn’t need the studio to make music; he just needs a guitar and his iPhone. In an interview with Wired, Lacy shows the audience how he produces music with just an iPhone and the Garageband software. He explains that the convenience of being able to […]

Phum Viphurit The Indie Manchild

Phum Viphurit The Indie Manchild

Rats Record artist, Phum Viphurit, serenades listeners on his debut album Manchild. The album was released earlier this year in February. Phum’s nine song alternative album features songs about love and love lost. “Strangers in a Dream,” “The Art of Detaching One’s Heart,” “Trial and Error,” and “Long Gone” are some of the songs on […]