While many underground rappers succeed by carving out their own essence of newness within the scene, others push the boundaries of experimentation even further. After relentlessly posting material over the past two years, Charlotte, North Carolina’s $igil is earning the status of a genre-bending gem as he begins his U.S.
For the YouTube fiends out there, you know that stagnation has become as synonymous with the platform as Google and Clickbait. In the wake of what’s known as the recent “adpocalypse” (aka the demonetization of any content that isn’t PG), professional content creators are disillusioned with investing their time in
There’s a degree of irony that comes with awarding media points to someone who stands in stark contrast with everything the spotlight represents. In the case of rapper Gizmo, perhaps it’s better to do more telling than showing, conveying just enough to pique interests without finessing through flash. While Wicca
Isolation. Misanthropy. Self-hatred. No, this isn’t a recap of Noisey’s famed One Man Metal, but one of the most criminally slept-on young artists to emerge from the cloud rap scene. OmenXIII, whose name, age, and origin prove even more evasive than the identity of Scott Conner himself, has become an
There’s a thread that seems to run throughout nearly every genre of music—a desire to escape your hometown that runs as deep as the pride for the land that’s served as the flint of the artistic fire. As a breathing, scene-spanning beast, punk-influenced hip-hop duo $uicideboy$ is perhaps the most