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Chicago rapper Davis teams up with Detroit producer Foule Monk for an invigorating album

Davis the Dorchester Bully isn’t rapping too fast—you’re listening too slow. As the Chicagoan says on “Virginia,” a track from his new album with Detroit producer Foule Monk, “Life is as simple as it seems.” And so are his rhymes, even when he serves them up with moments of head-whipping banter. That collaborative album is […]

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Experimental pop auteur Jitwam just wants you to dance

Born in India, raised in New Zealand and Australia, and based I’m not sure where, pop provocateur Jitwam might seem fickle—his outre style leapfrogs from sun-bleached, broken psychedelia (“Drowning in Tomorrow,” from 2017’s ज़ितम सिहँ) to sparkling, limber nu-funk (“Busstop,” from 2019’s Honeycomb), to minimal, mumbled soul (“Stronger,” from 2019’s Purple EP). But there’s a […]