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At the end of our phone conversation last Wednesday, I ask Noah Sims if he has any parting words.

 

“Shout-out to my mom!” He proceeds to tell me about his biggest fan, whose Twitter handle is @_MamaSims (her bio boasts: “Mom and Chicago hip-hop enthusiast”).

 

Having bee...

 Spotify’s newish Discover Weekly feature has led me to loads of derivative trash, but a few gems. Among these include D. Gookin’s sunny synth ditty “Glad I Met You.” I couldn’t find much about him on the Internet, so I decided to hit up Mr. Gookin and see what he’s ab...

 

“My first plane ride was a one-way to somewhere I’d never been before,” 20-year old rapper Ohana Bam says to me over the phone last Thursday, with a relaxed enthusiasm he maintains throughout our conversation. He’s telling me about his move from Chicago to LA this pas...

Audio engineer, writer, producer, and music company CEO, Josh Stevens has set himself up to be a versatile player in the music industry. However, his dream of pursuing a career in music did not begin right away.

 

“I actually wanted to be a history major, and then a hist...


Concluding our New York Fashion Week coverage was Margie Ashcroft's release party for her latest single, "New Shit," at the Rec Room at infamous NYC hot spot NO. 8. The event was hosted by Legendary Damon, with duo DJ BLKIDTWINS spinning, and vodka sponsor New Amsterd...

 

 

Since I'm no pro in the music industry, the thought of having to be technical about anything just oozes with pretentious vom. That being said, I will be expressing my admiration for the latest Darwin Deez album through my personal connection to the songs and my insta...

 

“What’s normal anyway?” Miguel asks the audience of his sold-out Oakland show last Tuesday. Photographs of despondent, racially ambiguous teens shuffle haphazardly on the screen behind him. He’s in the midst of one of many inspirational speeches of the night, or “crit...

“What color is the number seven?” I ask Theo on the phone last Wednesday. This is the first time we’ve talked since May, just before Theo said bye to LA to recharge back home on the East Coast for a few months, just after he DJ’d Labeling Men’s one year anniversary par...

 

Some people can just do it all. Don Vaughn is one of those people - and he's actually succeeded at it all. Graduating from Stanford University with a double major, working in neuroscience, modeling around the world, and now DJing and drumming at the same time. We met...

The Internet is filled with amazing music that no one listens to. While many– namely, record executives and artists of Jay-Z’s stature – claim the Internet has ruined the music industry, it’s done great things for musicians who lack Beyoncé’s stage presence and Miley’s...

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