I’m not from Los Angeles, nor did I know him personally, but like many around the world I mourned Nipsey Hussle deeply. Beyond his music, I connected with him on so many levels.
Rising Montreal hip-hop artist Speng Squire garnered buzz from his 2017 single “Ways”. He shares his come-up story and reflects on what it’s been like to step away and return.
Tory Lanez, Alessia Cara, Haviah Mighty, Director X and PartyNextDoor all have Peel roots. This festival aims to spotlight rising talent from the area who say sometimes they lack opportunity and support.
From street stories to braggadocio raps over solid production, Brizz shows he’s just as potent on beat as he is battling acapella on Fish & Shrimp.
K.C. Undercover and Mixed-ish teen actress on walking into your purpose, not conforming and shutting out negativity on social media.
Writer Keysha Watson looks back on Nicki Minaj’s storied career and why her influence and impact in music, fashion and entertainment is undeniable.
The Seattle-based producer has a steadily rising profile and a sound that is undeniable. Now it’s time for UNKWN to focus on turning the accolades into a sustainable career.