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Noisey Raps

The Story of 03 Greedo, a Genius in Exile

We followed the West coast rapper one week before he turned himself in for a 20 year prison sentence, halting his rise as the standard-bearer of L.A.'s rap scene.
Noisey Staff
2 days ago
Premieres

ymtk is East Oakland's Endearing Heartbreaker

The Bay Area singer’s new single “Let Up” is the nicest way anyone could ever ask for space.
Kristin Corry
4.5.19
Premieres

Dexter Story’s Stunning ‘Bahir’ is a Love Letter to East African Music

The Los Angeles-based multi-instrumentalist and composer enlists a wealth of marquee guests like Sudan Archives on his rich, genre-blending third LP.
Josh Terry
3.13.19
Premieres

Claude Fontaine’s Transportive Songs are for Crate-Diggers

The Los Angeles singer announces her self-titled debut LP and shares the mesmerizing single “Pretending He Was You.”
Josh Terry
3.7.19
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
2.3.19
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 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
12.14.18
Premieres

Watch Alt-Pop Duo Moby Rich's Live Video for Airy Single "Yoko Ono"

The cut, recorded in the same room where they wrote the song, celebrates the band's debut, 'Our First EP,' out today.
Noisey Staff
10.26.18
Noisey Acoustics

Here's Anna St. Louis Playing the Stunning "Water" and "Understand" in LA

The Kansas City-raised singer-songwriter's Noisey Acoustics session will chill you all the way out.
Noisey Staff
10.16.18
An Oral History

Hole’s 'Celebrity Skin' Was a Polished, Perfect Love-Hate Letter to LA

Drowning, disaster and transformation: revisiting Hole’s follow up to ‘Live Through This’ with the band and their fans 20 years on.
Hannah Ewens
9.4.18
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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
8.14.18
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