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Future reconquers Atlanta’s throne?

He actually does no such thing. But, he did drop two albums within two weeks and that’s pretty crazy. There is something to be said about the rate at which trap artists push out...

Big Sean brings us into his life and aims to motivate on “I Decided”

At 28 years old, Detroit rapper Big Sean has certainly come a long way from humble beginnings. With poppy, lyrically shallow singles like “Dance A$$” the public reception of projects such as “Finally Famous”...

“The Chief” brings a personal and original sound to the hip-hop genre

“The Chief” is the debut studio album by Jidenna, the Nigerian-American hip-hop and R&B artist previously best known for his Grammy-nominated single, “Classic Man.” The album starts strong with “A Bull’s Tale,” a song about...

Thundercat melts brains on intoxicating new record, “Drunk”

There are wild moments on “Drunk” that make me feel like I’m on an Adult Swim show, high off imagery and infectious grooves alone. There are also sobering moments on “Drunk” that make me...

Thundercat melts brains on intoxicating new record, “Drunk”

There are wild moments on “Drunk” that make me feel like I’m on an Adult Swim show, high off imagery and infectious grooves alone. There are also sobering moments on “Drunk” that make me...

HOMESHAKE stays smooth with “Fresh Air”

Peter Sagar, more widely known as HOMESHAKE, delivers yet another sexy and smooth studio album with his latest release, “Fresh Air,” which creates a crisp and intimate ambience. The ex-Mac Demarco guitarist found his...

Radar 101: Introduction to today’s indie and alternative music

Searching for new music can be very intimidating due to a plethora of artists and genres available to choose from. However, searching for new music can also be the most rewarding experience when you...

Japandroids new album doesn’t always find balance between vocals and instruments

After a five-year wait, the Japandroids released their anticipated album, “Near to the Wild Heart of Life,” on Jan. 27. The lead single of the album, “Near to the Wild Heart of Life,” is...

Under the Radar: Issue 15

Divine Council UTR Hailing from Richmond, Virginia, Divine Council comes at you with a more laidback spin on the traditional Atlanta trap sound, with beats similar to those of artists that have become staples...

Wiley comes back with most audacious album yet

U.K. grime has been poised for a U.S. takeover for at least a year now — last year, Skepta’s “Konnichiwa” was the first grime album to debut on Billboard 200, reaching number 160. Furthermore,...