While many underground rappers succeed by carving out their own essence of newness within the scene, others push the boundaries of experimentation even further. After relentlessly posting material over the past two years, Charlotte, North Carolina’s $igil is earning the status of a genre-bending gem as he begins his U.S.
For the YouTube fiends out there, you know that stagnation has become as synonymous with the platform as Google and Clickbait. In the wake of what’s known as the recent “adpocalypse” (aka the demonetization of any content that isn’t PG), professional content creators are disillusioned with investing their time in
It’s a secret that’s becoming harder and harder to hide: the fearless faces of depressive hip-hop mask a greater era of anxiety that’s seeking safety in lo-fi beats peppered with schoolyard nostalgia. California-based musician Brennan Savage is being heard loud in this underground despite exuding more understated vibes. While appeals
The Body is one of those bands that’s due all the credit they’re given, with even that praise turning up short of what’s deserved. Where bands will continue churning out releases with nary a note unchanged from their signature sound, bands like The Body throw their name into any genre
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