Murda Beatz stepped up to shoot a special Quarantine Edition of our original series “In My Bag,” where he unpacks what he typically carries around with him. While he may not be travelling as much as he used to, Murda still makes sure he carries the necessities with him – […]

Shaping his blunt-force witticisms into declarative bursts, Smokepurpp attracts crowds with his impish charm. Whetting fans’ appetites with a wild-eyed banger, Purpp shares “What I Please,” his latest single. Produced by KBeazy, Mike Hector, Quad Beats, and OJ, “What I Please” is a gleefully rude ode to self-actualization, as Purpp rattles off outlandish boasts and sneers […]

Specializing in well-crafted and highly-energetic bangers, Smokepurpp is one of the breakout stars of the South Florida scene. Continuing the momentum built from his performance at Coachella, the Alamo Records signee announces Lost Planet 2.0, an expansion of his recent Lost Planet EP. Appending three new songs to the end of the original EP, Lost Planet 2.0 is a well-timed […]

By Jack Barnes One of the internet generation’s most reliable purveyors of absorbing, speaker-knocking rap music, Warhol.SS is more than ready for IRL fame. Showing off his technical skill with a swung cadence, Warhol shares “War Ready,” his latest single. Trading bars with ATL rapper UnoTheActivist atop dramatic synths and syncopated percussion courtesy of producer Staccato, […]

By Jack Barnes Able to switch on a dime from burbling melodies to percussive bars, Chicago’s Warhol.SS is one of the most skilled rhymers of the SoundCloud era. After years of building a massive fanbase through streaming and social media, Warhol prepares to drop Chest Pains, his upcoming debut album. Combining immersive trap-style beats […]

By Jack Barnes This year, 11 of the nominees, who together hold 20 nominations, are creators who got their start on SoundCloud first Every nominee in this year’s “Best New Hip Hop Artist” category, from XXXTentacion to Juice Wrld, is a SoundCloud creator. Bad Bunny, whose rise to fame started on SoundCloud, is nominated 3 times […]

By Jack Barnes With a gruff voice and a rapidfire flow, Flippa (formerly known as Skippa Da Flippa) is one of the most unheralded pioneers in the ATL rap game. Sharing a breezy video for a spritely new track, Flippa shares “Don’t Play Me,” his latest video. Radiating triumph with undertones of melancholy, Flippa […]