dmv rap

Premieres

Goonew Is The DMV Rapper Making Eerie Whisper Raps Cool

The Maryland native stopped through Brooklyn to talk about his musical beginnings, dodging police harassment, his new 'Big 64' project, and premieres a video for his song "Takin Ova".
Lawrence Burney
8.22.18
New music

Q Da Fool's Joint Project With Zaytoven, '100 Keys,' Is Here

The Maryland rapper continues to make strides in 2018.
Lawrence Burney
8.6.18
Noisey Next

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
7.12.18
Interviews

Rico Nasty Explains Her Maturation on Mesmerizing New Mixtape 'Nasty'

The rising DMV star talks about growing with her fanbase, the complications of newfound fame, and shares her new video for "Countin' Up."
Lawrence Burney
6.19.18
True Laurels

I Made a Shy Glizzy Madness Bracket Because No One Else Is Brave Enough To

You've seen Kanye Madness and Drake Madness, but I decided to put the Southeast DC rapper's best songs to the test – from "Awwsome," to "Funeral,' to "3Milli".
Lawrence Burney
3.16.18
True Laurels

These Are February's Best Rap Songs from Baltimore and the DMV

Here's a look back on tracks from Q Da Fool, Peso Da Mafia, Ciscero, and more.
Lawrence Burney
3.1.18
Premieres

Ciscero and Goldlink Team Up For a Soulful Track About the Ways We Get By

The Maryland rapper also recruits April George and Cheakity for "Function," the first single from his 'Devil's Pie' EP.
Lawrence Burney
2.7.18
New music

Rico Nasty's Already Great "Key Lime OG" Is Even Greater with Shy Glizzy

The DMV rapper drops a remix to her fan-favorite single from 'Sugar Trap 2.'
Lawrence Burney
1.29.18
Features

What A Time, What A Year It's Been for GoldLink

Following the success of 'At What Cost,' the DMV rapper grabbed a Grammy nomination and platinum plaque for "Crew" by keeping things local. We spent a couple days with him to see what's next.
Lawrence Burney
1.29.18
Features

Rico Nasty Is the Happiest Rapper Alive

Despite going through hell, the rapper's jolly, self-proclaimed "sugar trap" has already soundtracked 'Insecure' and 'The Fate of the Furious,' and the 20-year-old is just getting started.
Lawrence Burney
11.30.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

GoldLink’s ‘Tonight Show’ “Crew” Performance Caps a Career-Defining Year

The DMV rapper performed his number one song with Shy Glizzy and Brent Faiyaz.
Lawrence Burney
11.22.17
Premieres

Get Ready for the Club with Rico Nasty's "Glo Bottles"

The Lil Yachty collaborator is set to release her mixtape, 'Tales of Taco Bella' on May 19.
Lawrence Burney
4.25.17
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