This month’s release roundup includes White Lung’s witchy two-minute mantras, Monarch’s crawling tectonic doom, and Sir Michael Rocks’s bleakly sunny party rap.
Five honors students from Chicago rap’s freshman class: Alex Wiley, Saba, Spenzo, Taylor Bennett, and ZMoney
Caleb James grew up in his father’s studio, and now he’s ready to join his friends Chance the Rapper and Vic Mensa in the spotlight.
Yoga for your grimmest chakra, new music from Catholic Tapes, and more
In Houston Rap photographer Peter Beste shares images of one of the new century’s most influential hip-hop scenes.
DJ and producer Different Sleep on Miley Cyrus twerking in a frog suit, and more
Tim’m West has shown that there’s more than one way to be a black gay man.