Profiles

The Specials

The Specials


Boys of Summer

Boys of Summer


"We’ve experienced a lot of life in the past year. We’ve grown up a lot, very quickly." In this excerpt from BRICK's Edition 05 cover story, BROCKHAMPTON reflect on their rise, before all jumping into a freezing cold pool for our photoshoot.

Kamasi Washington: Homecoming

Kamasi Washington: Homecoming


TIME LORD

TIME LORD


KEY!

KEY!


If industry pioneer Soulja Boy set the tone for how his generation’s rap is distributed, KEY! is the artist who influenced its dominant sound and swagger, serving as an unofficial “A&R” for both Atlanta’s emerging talent and the SoundCloud generation, never resting on his laurels for a second.

Lil Baby

Lil Baby


In just four years, Lil Baby has attained all the signifiers of modern rap excellence — hyperproductivity, a heavy presence on the charts, and a growing list of successful neophytes — and it only took him about half as long as it did for his predecessors.

Lil Durk: The Voice

Lil Durk: The Voice


Durk’s latest album, The Voice, isn’t celebratory in tone. Much of it is a poignant look into the pain, loss, and tragedy that have surrounded his ascent. “I always found my lane was to be soulful, to speak to my past,” he tells Atoosa Moinzadeh.

Chika

Chika


“My music is talking about my perspective, but also trying to tap into everybody else's mind, being like, ‘Do you feel this way? Are you sad some days? Do you cry in the shower? I do too. Let's talk about it.’”

My Krazy Life

My Krazy Life


ScHoolBoy Q, DJ Mustard, Ty Dolla $ign and the man himself tell the story of YG's instant classic debut album.