Los Angeles

Scene Reports

The New Generation of LA Rap Is Changing Everything

A group of rappers and producers are reimagining not just the sound of Los Angeles, but its slang, its fashion sense, and the cultural divide between blacks and latinos.
Torii MacAdams
2.4.19
Noisey News

Hell Yeah, Kendrick Lamar and SZA Might Win a Damn Oscar

The TDE members are in the running for Best Original Song for "All of the Stars" at this year's Oscars.
Kristin Corry
1.22.19
Noisey News

Germs' Lorna Doom Has Died

The bassist for the groundbreaking West Coast punk band reportedly passed away on Wednesday afternoon.
Alex Robert Ross
1.17.19
noisey beats 1

Devon Baldwin Explains How Two Break-Ups Inspired "Someone New"

Tune into episode 176 this Sunday at 11 AM EST/8AM PST and 11 PM EST/8 PM PST when Tariq Cherif joins Noisey Radio on Beats 1.
Noisey Staff
12.17.18
Noisey Acoustics - Created With JanSport

Here's Cuco Performing "Lo Que Siento" Next to a Beautiful Lake

This acoustic version of the LA romantic's track will fix all of your problems.
Noisey Staff
8.17.18
Noisey X Soundcloud Video Singles

Watch Jae Stephens in the Beautiful, Trippy Video for "Headlights"

The future LA star's new video launches as part of Noisey X Soundcloud's Video Singles.
Noisey Staff
6.26.18
Noisey News

Here's How to Stream Kid Cudi and Kanye West's 'KIDS SEE GHOSTS'

Kanye West and Kid Cudi are livestreaming their new album, 'KIDS SEE GHOST' tonight at 8 PST.
Kristin Corry
6.7.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Vince Staples Calls R. Kelly a "Piece of Fucking Shit... Child Molester"

In an interview at Coachella, the rapper dug in: "If piece of fucking shit R. Kelly didn't go to jail for being a child molester and peeing on people and having a human trafficking ring in Atlanta, then I'll be alright."
Alex Robert Ross
4.16.18
Premieres

Quincey White's "Graveyard or the Pen" Is a Morbidly Magnetic Rap Requiem

The LA rapper's new single and video are mournful dispatches from South Central.
Phil Witmer
4.10.18
Conspiracies

Behold the Secret Facts Behind Arctic Monkeys' Long-Awaited New Album!

A theory: 'Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino' is a concept album about Alex Turner galavanting around LA with a new accent.
Ryan Bassil
Lauren O'Neill
4.6.18
Op-Eds

When Will Kali Uchis Get the Major Recognition She Deserves?

The Colombian-American has at last put out debut album ‘Isolation’, a bewitching embodiment of her sound. She ought to take over the world.
Daisy Jones
4.6.18
PROFILES

Rucci Is at the Heart of Los Angeles’ Rap Renaissance

With his latest project 'Dawgystyle,' the 23-year-old joins 03 Greedo and Drakeo the Ruler as leaders in a new West Coast movement.
Torii MacAdams
3.14.18
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