Taylor J

Interview: Taylor J Crafts His Own Lane as a St. Paul...

The Midwest is taking over. When you think about Midwest hubs of hip-hop you are immediately drawn to longstanding power players like Chicago and Detroit,...
The Circuit: The TakeOvah x Shawn Granted

The Circuit: ReLxuise, Avery Wilson & Nick Grant

The Circuit is here to bring you the content of today’s rising stars. This section is designed to shed light on the up and...
Nick Grant Interview

Interview: Don’t Call Him Underrated, Nick Grant’s Luxury Raps Are His...

"Flow like a thing of the past, so vintage" The heads in the packed BK Circus clothing store bobbed in unison as headphones glowed a...

How Culture Republic’s Amir Boyd Made Hustling By Any Means, a...

For many, the entertainment industry is just a dream. A fantasy filled with parties with your favorite celebrities, cameos on DJ Khaled’s Snapchat, and glamour. The...
Midwest Artists to watch 2017

5 Midwest Artists Primed for a Big 2017

2016 came and Chicago proved to be one of the biggest hubs in hip-hop. But what you really need to know is the Midwest is...
Kris Kasanova- Mitch Knows

Premiere: Kris Kasanova | “Mitch Knows” [Official Music Video]

"I'd hate me too if I wasn't doing shit" Kris Kasanova's commitment to Brooklyn-bred bars is unwavering, and we've heard nothing but that with the MC's...
Rob Markman Interview

A real Rap Genius: How Rob Markman became the most coveted...

It was 2009 when Charles Hamilton graced the XXL Freshman cover. The rapper had the ears of many with his prose-like flow and his record...
B(LA)K. Latashas Alcindor

Latasha Alcindor debuts her surprise album ‘B(LA)K’: Premiere

"F*ck standards. This time, it's about spirit."- L.A.   Brooklyn-bred emcee Latasha Alcindor has been climbing the ranks of notable indie spitter for years, but juggling...
Nick Grant Return of the Cool

Nick Grant releases his debut album, Return of the Cool

2016 was a great year for South Carolina-born emcee Nick Grant. Under the tutelage of Grand Hustle/Culture Republic's Jason Geter, Grant's "'88" mixtape spotlighted...
Latasha Alcindor Revoke Thee

Latasha Alcindor addresses the girl code in new video “Revoke Thee”

"I don't f*ght for niggas but I wild for respect" Latasha LA Alcindor has returned with a new banger, in the form of a video...
Kris Kasanova Mitch Knows

Kris Kasanova flips a Schoolboy Q hit with “Mitch Knows”

Kris Kasanova spazzes on a ScHoolboy Q beat with "Mitch Knows." It seems like Kris Kasanova is quickly becoming the prince of the remix. After...
Rkhty MBTITW

Rkhty spreads love in new music video M.B.T.I.T.W.

RKHTY is spreading love the Brooklyn way in her new music video. There's no debate that 2016 threw us for a few curveballs that we...
Phay

Atlanta rapper Phay sets out to kill Islamophobia using honest storytelling...

Atlanta rapper Phay, sets out to kill Islamophobia using honest storytelling through Hip Hop Debates about what Hip Hop is missing from its newcomers are...
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Ye Ali ft Kcamp – What To Do | New Video

With Traphouse Jodeci just 2 months old, Ye Ali teams up with K-Camp for the video for one the project's standout tracks "What To...
Mike Classic Blame Usvideo

Mike Classic – Blame Us | New Video

Mike Classic has been heating things up on the airwaves and is showing no signs of slowing down. Boasting a hit with his last release...
Lafayette Stokely Sun Comes Up

New Music from Lafayette Stokely- “Sun Comes Up”

Whenever Florida bred MC Lafayette Stokely takes a break from blessing our Soundcloud, he usually returns with a song so profound that we oftentimes...
New York Artists to watch

The New York Artists to Watch [Stream]

While the “has New York fallen off” debate resurfaces on Twitter on a weekly basis, new comers like Justine Skye, Young M.A. and Dave...
Hot 97 Who's Next

Hot97 Who’s Next ft Nick Grant, Topaz Jones & More..

Hot 97 has a long history of breaking new talent, and "Who's Next" is keeping the tradition.   From Angie Martinez's iconic interviews, to Peter Rosenberg's...
Ari Lennox Backseat

Ari Lennox – “Backseat” ft. Cozz (Video)

Dreamville's newest signee Ari Lennox has made her highly anticipated return with the visuals for her debut single "Backseat" featuring Cozz. Colorfully set in an...
Correy C Salutations

New Music: “Salutations” by Correy C [Stream]

Tha Committee has a gang of talent, and Correy C is making a statement with Salutations. From pop up performances at numerous Dreamville shows, to...