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The “New Atlanta” pioneer speaks on the major changes he’s undergone in the past year, the process behind new album Marquis, and hitting his prime as an artist - in his own words.
Sexyy Red doesn’t just confidently play the part as one of the year’s most exciting rap acts—she reinvents her St. Louis roots into something all her own.
Dancehall's newest superstar discusses the breakout success of “Talibans,” his newfound whirlwind lifestyle, and what to expect from his debut album. ⁠
It’s no exaggeration to say the 24-year-old now-legend has reinvigorated the New York scene, at the intersection of club music and drill.
Sexyy Red doesn’t just confidently play the part as one of the year’s most exciting rap acts—she reinvents her St. Louis roots into something all her own.
Dancehall's newest superstar discusses the breakout success of “Talibans,” his newfound whirlwind lifestyle, and what to expect from his debut album. ⁠
Just as Yaya Bey’s sound is one in constant evolution, her selections for our Record & Tape Exchange chart her divergent sources of inspiration and influence. Taking in the Motown and ’90s hip-hop that was on rotation in the family home, her hometown of New York City and her Bajan heritage, her playlist is one with family and feeling at its core.
Ahead of his new album, the Grime OG talks us through some of the garage, jungle, and 140 bpm that holds significance in his life. 
The New York-based artist also known as KING VISION ULTRA shares some of the tapes, records, and CDs that have shaped his craft.
Just as Yaya Bey’s sound is one in constant evolution, her selections for our Record & Tape Exchange chart her divergent sources of inspiration and influence. Taking in the Motown and ’90s hip-hop that was on rotation in the family home, her hometown of New York City and her Bajan heritage, her playlist is one with family and feeling at its core.
Ahead of his new album, the Grime OG talks us through some of the garage, jungle, and 140 bpm that holds significance in his life. 
At just 17, Tyler Meeks has honed in on his own brand of low-stakes yet remarkably focused Florida street rap.
“I always had this thing in my head that to be a star, I need to present myself in a way that has this aura of fabulousness that people want to aspire to. Then I realised that what people actually love me for is me in my rawest form. A girl from South London, who has something to say.”
The London rapper’s new album found its genesis in words written to come to terms with an unprovoked, racially motivated street attack he suffered in 2021. The result is a project that provides a stark snapshot of the state of the nation.
At just 17, Tyler Meeks has honed in on his own brand of low-stakes yet remarkably focused Florida street rap.
“I always had this thing in my head that to be a star, I need to present myself in a way that has this aura of fabulousness that people want to aspire to. Then I realised that what people actually love me for is me in my rawest form. A girl from South London, who has something to say.”