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Mr. Wonderful: A Surprisingly Serious Talk With Action Bronson About Music

(Art via @bambambaklava) Action Bronson is my only role model.  I first saw him at A3C in Atlanta in 2011, when he was just starting to make his mark, his name popping up in hip-hop head circles but not yet so big... Read More
Posted one week ago
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Meet Alison Wonderland, Music’s New Genre-Breaker (Video)

Subscribe to DJBoothTV It's hard to know where genres begin and end anymore. Take Alison Wonderland, a rising Sydney DJ, producer and artist who makes what might be called Electronic, except there's some... Read More
Posted 4 weeks ago
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“I Belong in the Top 10”: A Conversation With Big Sean, Actual Human

Every rapper I've ever talked to has been a human. So far.  When you talk to a rapper you've only listened to via songs for years, when you realize they're actually breathing and that means they're... Read More
Posted 4 weeks ago
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“Music Saved My Life, Again”: The Story Behind Fashawn’s “The Ecology”

Fashawn's new album, The Ecology, almost didn't happen because Fashawn almost gave up, twice. Before his 2009 project, Boy Meets World, Fashawn was on the verge of packing in his musical aspirations. He had a... Read More
Posted one month ago
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BeatKing Made This Shit: Meet Houston’s Club God

Houston hip-hop is its own universe. In 1991, the Geto Boys were becoming Houston legends by refusing to be stopped, but the hip-hop establishment was so obsessed with the east and west coasts it largely overlooked the... Read More
Posted one month ago
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Duckwrth, The Outsider #TopProspects

The popular kids never do anything interesting. Sitting at the cool table in high school is all about control, keeping an iron fist on the status quo, and so it's no surprise the popular kids grow up to be... Read More
Posted 2 months ago
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Big Sean, Rihanna & Hot Dogs: Meet Earlly Mac

Thanks to the glorious, magical internet, we are inundated with quality music every day, every hour, every minute. While too much music is a very good problem, it also makes getting to know new artists a bit tough. Who... Read More
Posted 2 months ago
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Saba, The Native Son #TopProspects

Right now you can't be from Chicago without being from Chicago. Hip-hop has always been obsessed with geography, but with Chicago blanketed in the kind of epidemic violence that fill headlines and threatens... Read More
Posted 2 months ago
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Eric Biddines, Self Made #TopProspects

Some men are born great, others have greatness thrust upon them. And then others create their own greatness, piece their greatness together with whatever humble materials they can find: duct tape, hope, recording... Read More
Posted 2 months ago
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Cookies & “Champagne Water” - 2 Hours With Nikki Jean

I'm kind of an awkward human being. Normal, every day conversations with normal, every day people are hard enough, so you can imagine me minutes before an interview, when I'm not only talking to someone super... Read More
Posted 2 months ago