He may not been the most hyped rapper of the year. That is, until everyone heard that this underdog has made the best rap album of the year.
The zealous response to the announcement of new album Hummingbird seems like the L.A. band were gone for years. It's only two, which speaks to just how popular they've become.
Tis the season for another box set of original and classic carols from the chamber pop experimentalist.
Azealia Banks (pictured)
Not sure who to feel more sorry for, Azealia because the album was pushed to 2013 or Spin and Dazed & Confused for putting her on the cover when it was supposed to come out.
Guided By Voices
With a third album set for 2012, GBV have proven too much music isn't always a good thing.
StreamsAug 03, 2015
Danny Brown & Clams Casino"Worth It"
The latest instalment in Adult Swim's 2015 Singles program is here, and this one is a team-up from rapper Danny Brown and producer Clams Cas...
StreamsJul 30, 2015
Tyler, the Creator'What Pet Should I Get?' / "Cherry Bomb" / "Suckers" (live on 'Kimmel')
Rapper and professional goofball Tyler, the Creator returned as the musical guest on last night's (July 29) episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! an...
StreamsJul 28, 2015
Keita Juma"Come Over" (ft. Brendan Philip) on Exclaim! TV
Born in Bristol and based in Toronto, Keita Juma's music is a fusion of sounds from both cities; he blends England's moody electronic with i...
FeaturesJul 24, 2015
Maestro Fresh Weson Exclaim! TV Sweet 16s
Maestro Fresh Wes's 1989 track "Let Your Backbone Slide" still holds the title of the best-selling Canadian hip-hop single of all time, whic...
NewsJul 17, 2015
Adrian Younge Gives Silver Screen Touch to Ghostface and Bilal
Adrian Younge is no mere rap producer — he's a hip-hop auteur. Aside from penning, performing and mixing cinematic instrumentals for s...
StreamsJul 10, 2015
Dead Obies"Jelly" on Exclaim! TV
Montréal's Dead Obies embody a unique musical style that incorporates "Franglais" lyrics with hip-hop, soul and electro influences. After re...
NewsJul 08, 2015
Exclaim!'s Top 27 Albums of 2015 So Far
With 2015's midway point (ever so slightly) in the rearview, we've decided to take a look back at what already feels like a banner year for ...
NewsJul 02, 2015
Vince Staples Explores the Shared Experience of 'Summertime '06'
At just 21 years old, Def Jam signee Vince Staples has a past riddled with tribulations, but also filled with triumphs. Following a string o...