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Grapetooth Are the Last Fun Band Standing

The Chicago duo has been selling out venues for the last year. We caught up with them on the cusp of their debut LP.
Meaghan Garvey
10.31.18
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Makaya McCraven's Utopian Vision of Jazz Could Change the World

The drummer's new album 'Universal Beings' was recorded in four cities with four bands, turning moments of improvised genius into ecstatic beatwork. It's a testament to the power of music without borders.
Colin Joyce
10.31.18
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An Energy Healer Gave Emma Louise A New Voice

How a spontaneous trip to Mexico and an encounter with the Greek god Zeus led to 'Lilac Everything', the Australian singer-songwriter's weird, wonderful new album.
Shaad D’Souza
10.2.18
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The Goon Sax Are Indie Pop's Next Best Mess

The Brisbane trio is set to win the hearts and minds of lovesick kids around the world with the release of 'We're Not Talking', their second collection of guitar pop miniatures. They just have to find their keys first.
Shaad D’Souza
8.30.18
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Rap Needs Q Da Fool's Relentless Storytelling

The Largo, Maryland rapper is the hottest artist in The DMV, and now with some help from Roc Nation he's set to amplify his voice across regional lines.
Lawrence Burney
7.11.18
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Tierra Whack Is the Philly Surrealist Taking Rap into Another Dimension

A day in Philadelphia with the 22-year-old creator of a strange and wonderful universe she calls 'Whack World.'
Kristin Corry
6.21.18
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Eartheater Is the Future of Everything Weird

The Queens-based composer and performer's new record 'IRISIRI' is a step into the unknown, and a reminder that our physical vessels are always in flux.
Colin Joyce
6.16.18
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Lil Baby Is Destined For Rap Greatness

The prolific Atlanta star has only been rapping a year and has already made his name as one of the city's best storytellers. Drake's a fan—it's only a matter of time before everyone else is too.
Kyle Kramer
5.16.18
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Lil West Is the Delaware Loner Forging Rap’s Strange Future

Holed up in a small town, the 19-year-old rapper and a crew of producers he only knows online are creating a genreless utopia from leftover scraps of trap, emo, EDM, and a whole lot more.
Colin Joyce
5.2.18
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Forth Wanderers Are Indie Rock's Next Great Nostalgists

Now signed to Sub Pop, five college-aged childhood friends from New Jersey keep growing up together on their blissful self-titled album.
Leah Mandel
4.26.18
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Kali Uchis Is Ready for Her Global Domination

In this Noisey Next video, the Colombian singer explains her rise from photo-obsessed college kid to global star.
Noisey Staff
11.20.17
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Princess Nokia and the Art of Doing What You Want

The New York rapper is a mainstay of the New York underground. Now she looks to what's next.
Noisey Staff
9.7.17