Billy Bugara dives deep into the good and mostly bad of this forgotten history.
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.
Most people who appreciate music eventually start to speculate about it. “How did they make this song?” becomes “How did the song do?” Albums are suddenly not only pieces of … Read more
Before changing how a wave of rappers rapped, before dropping his SoundCloud classic Underdog at the age of 16, before walking in smelly traps and remixing Spongebob songs and mesmerizing … Read more
Where were you the first time you heard “Broke Boi”? For me, Playboi Carti’s entrance on that song paired with producer MexikoDro’s seismic drop opened the doors to a world of online … Read more
Publications’ year-end rankings are supposed to carry authority and personality. They should argue passionately for a specific picture of the year in music. But what actually tends to happen is … Read more
We’ve heard a lot about the death of live music this year, but to what extent does that affect a rap scene like MA’s in which many of the artists … Read more
Another one from the old Substack: 2019 was years ago but here’s a list. Connis – Conn(is) This album will always feel like my last semester of college. Trip after … Read more
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 … Read more