Akash Pandey and Pittsburgh producer Big Jerm look back on the highs and lows of Wiz Khalifa’s Rolling Papers and the glory days of ID Labs.
All roads on SoundCloud lead to DJ Phat. For the last half decade, the tastemaker from New Jersey has hosted countless songs by some of the platform’s most talented rap acts on his page. Virtually everyone in the current buzzing wave of Plugg and Plugg-adjacent rappers including Tony Shhnow, 10kdunkin, YTB and Surf Gang has … Read more
H.D. Angel talks to the rising Charlotte, NC rapper about local press not fucking with him, tapping in with artists across the country, and moving on from the “Best Rapper In Charlotte” label.
In late 2018, I talked on the phone with billy woods for two hours. I was a senior in college, and I interviewed him as part of a final project on Black radical art. I don’t know why he said yes, or why he was so generous with his time, but it’s to date one … Read more