Interviews

PROFILES
PROFILES

World's Fair Will Make You Believe in New York City Again

The seven-man Queens group is getting ready to put out ‘New Lows,’ a long-awaited debut loosely inspired by Elvis Guesthouse. But it almost didn’t happen.
Phillip Mlynar
7.19.18
Interviews
Interviews

Punk Legend Viv Albertine Wrote a Thriller About Her Own Life

When the former Slits guitarist starting writing 'To Throw Away Unopened,' she set out to write a novel. Six months in, she realized the most gripping story of family turmoil was her own.
Katherine Barner
7.16.18
Q&As
Q&As

Jarreau Vandal Is More Than a Pop Star Remix Mastermind

We chatted genre, "Soundcloud DJ" stigma and club culture on a day out graffiti tagging with the Dutch producer.
Mariana Carvalho
7.13.18
Interviews
Interviews

The Story Behind Crime Mob's "Knuck If You Buck" Is Essential Learning

We caught up with the reporter behind the oral history of the Atlanta group's cult classic.
Lawrence Burney
7.13.18
Interviews
Interviews

All Hail YBN Nahmir, Rap's Reluctant Boy King

The 18-year-old's breakout "Rubbin' Off the Paint" has already gone platinum. With a new project imminent, we catch up with the rapper to talk about what's next.
Nate Louis
7.13.18
Interviews
Interviews

Warren G Ain't Trippin, Ain't Mad, and Is Forever Hip-Hop's Unsung Legend

We sit down with the G-funk great to talk his new documentary, the birth of West Coast rap, and his legacy beyond "Regulate."
Torii MacAdams
7.12.18
Interviews
Interviews

The Rise of 6ixBuzz TV From Wasteman Memes to Toronto's Hip-Hop Centre

The creators of the popular Instagram account explain their rise in Toronto's barren media landscape and becoming a voice for the city's youths.
Jabbari Weekes
7.12.18
Premieres
Premieres

Sick Things Rock Out and Embrace the Mythology of Power-Pop in "Sick Thing"

The Montreal rock and rollers have a video and song for the kid in all of us, so we talked to them about 'Almost Famous' and watching Quebecois men flying on jetpacks.
Daniel G. Wilson
7.9.18
Interviews
Interviews

Halal Gang Set the Record Straight

Following the tragic loss of Toronto’s Smoke Dawg, three childhood friends and members of the collective talk about their upbringings and what happens when home fails them.
Amani Bin Shikhan
7.9.18
Interviews
Interviews

Sho Madjozi is Changing the Trajectory of Rap Right Now

The 25-year-old South African artist is setting the globe alight with her bright, high-energy rap sound.
Daisy Jones
7.5.18
Interviews
Interviews

Cool, Deadly, and Powerful: Thelma Plum Chats to Kerri-Lee Harding

The iconic musician and veteran radio host come together for NAIDOC 2018 and discuss music, life and community.
Kerri-Lee Harding
Thelma Plum
7.5.18
Interviews
Interviews

Alice Skye and Emily Wurramara Shift the Paradigm for Black Woman Musicians

We spoke to Alice and Emily about motherhood, black identity, and their joint tour.
Nayuka Gorrie
7.4.18