Logic’s ‘1-800-273-8255’ Is Helping Save Lives

Back in April, Logic released a powerful song called “1-800-273-8255” (featuring Alessia Cara and Khalid), which addressed the issue suicide among young people. On the song, which takes its name from the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number, the DMV rhymer comforts a suicidal person and explains every reason why the person should live. On Thursday… Read More »

Critics Questioned 21 Savage Signing With Epic Records, This Could Be The Profitable Reason Why He Did

(AllHipHop Features) It’s clear the Internet changed the music game forever in so many ways, specifically when it comes to creators gaining endless access to worldwide listeners. Former music executive Jimmy Iovine recently discussed how entertainers now have more power in their hands while record companies have less leverage than in the past. “I like this girl… Read More »

The kids are all white: can US festivals live up to their 'post-racial' promise?

The flashy multiculturalism music festivals presents a seemingly harmonious alternative to the racial tensions that bristle in society at large. Now at blockbuster events like Coachella, Kendrick Lamar is able to weave tales the black experience to massive audiences, and a new generation stars with intersectional identities can capture the imagination the crowd. But no… Read More »

The kids are all white: can US festivals live up to their 'post-racial' promise?

The flashy multiculturalism music festivals presents a seemingly harmonious alternative to the racial tensions that bristle in society at large. Now at blockbuster events like Coachella, Kendrick Lamar is able to weave tales the black experience to massive audiences, and a new generation stars with intersectional identities can capture the imagination the crowd. But no… Read More »

Vince Staples, Pusha T, Kehlani, Digable Planets & More To Perform At Sound On Sound Fest 2017

 The 2017 Sound On Sound Fest will host a wide range music artists at the Sherwood Forest campground this November. Hip Hop acts Vince Staples, Pusha T, and a reunited Digable Planets were tapped for the festival’s lineup. In addition, R&B performers Kehlani and Blood Orange will be part the event as well. Attendees will get… Read More »

Happy Birthday, Kendrick Lamar!

Jason Merritt, Getty s Kendrick Lamar has had a banner 2017. He has more than enough reason to celebrate, but today is special; the kid from Compton turns 30 years old today (June 17). Lamar dropped DAMN. in March to rave reviews and the album hit the platinum mark in May. The album hit No. 1 on the Billboard Artist… Read More »