Current musical obsessions of singer-songwriter Mia Joy, Laverne front man Cory José, and Reader writer Leor Galil
The ‘industry plant’ is hip-hop’s favorite conspiracy theory, used to discredit breakout successes—and it’s spreading to other genres, where it’s no more plausible.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Tuesday, July 30
Between now and Wednesday, your live-music options include Trinidad James, Smith Westerns, Wreck & Reference, Psalm One, and a Baby Teeth reunion.
Conscious rap and “ignorant” rap get along surprisingly well.
Given that South by Southwest’s influence is on the wane, should upstart bands still bother playing the festival?
Wilding out with “ignorant” rappers new and old
Chief Keef and Trinidad James take to the Hot 100