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[Updated] “Bye America,” the newest music video from Delish Da

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Rapper Alfred Banks pays tribute to artist Andy Warhol in his new video f

Danny Brown

Danny Brown isn’t interested in proving his maturity.

Lizzo has made her name for by loving herself and forcing everyone else to follow suit.

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Kanye West is the last old school rock star. Who else will go to the same crazy extremes?

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“One of the premises of the album is that it’s cool to be yourself.” 

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This week, I interviewed rapper/activist Slangston Hughes for

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Wynton Marsalis’ appearance this on The Washington Post’s podcast “

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[Updated] Tuesday, Wynton Marsalis made news when he asserted that hip-hop is more harmful to African Americans than Co

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[Updated] It’s a tribute to the enduring power of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill that 20 years after its releas

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Buku 2018 was a bit of a dumpster fire.

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Three days before Christmas 2016, Jeremih and Chance the Rapper dropped Merry Christmas Lil’ Mama—a mixtape that had all the hall

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The Soul Rebels are the needle that has successfully risen to the top of New

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A free, downloadable mixtape of Christmas music spanning the musical spectrum from wartime domestic pop to R&B to K-Pop to house.

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Fatimah Warner snuck onto the scene in 2013 as Noname Gypsy, outclassing Chance the Rapper on his own track, “Lost,” from Acid Rap, the mixt

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Jay-Z has always been the best at brushing off hate.

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In a hip-hop landscape that grows more turbulent by the minute, 25-year-old rapper Jared “Pell” Pellerin is surp

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In a world where Lil Uzi Vert and Migos call themselves rock stars, does that make Post Malone the 2017

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The rapper and vocalist brings a fiery tour and a declaration that she's still relevant to Tipitina's Tuesday.

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In this week's "Our Spilt Milk," Raphael wants to know how much "Saturation" is saturation, Lexi is into lo-fi house, and Alex has been listening to hip-hop history.

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For many Americans, DJ Jazzy Jeff is one half of a stick used to bea

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[Updated] I spent part of yesterday playing “

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Our new "Freshly Spilt Milk" Soundcloud playlist includes new hip-hop from New Orleans, Quickie Mart's remix of Cha Wa, TGUT's remix of Rae Sremmurd, international club music, a Frank Ocean cover and more.

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“But recently I began to feel that maybe I wouldn’t be able to do what I want to do and need to do with American musicians, who are

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Flow Tribe has had a newsy week, not all of it good. Singer K.C.

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At the beginning of this week’s My Spilt Milk Podcast interview with Boyfriend, she says she wor

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A lot has changed for Nas since his last full-length release, Life is Good, in 2012.

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Travis Scott, 21 Savage, Lil Yachty, Zeds Dead, Zhu, Run the Jewels, Sleigh Bells, and a solid lineup of electronic dance music and hip-hop will pl

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[Updated] The NBA All-Star Weekend was a series of increasingly surreal events, a bizarre juxtaposition of cultural crème de l

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Rapper Baron Ahmon had a very New Orleans experience shortly after he

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Thundercat tours constantly and will return to Buku this year

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Last week, rapper Cavalier dropped the video for “Tuck and Roll,” and it

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Kid Cudi has learned a lot about himself, and the industry in 2016.

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Deadmau5, Travis Scott, Zeds Dead, Young Thug, Zhu, Tycho, Jauz, 21 Savage and

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The top line in any bio of rapper NF mentions that he’s Christian, b

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The Voodoo Music and Arts Experience starts today, and we have our downloadable schedule, color-coded with the people we're most excited

This week's Freshly Spilt Milk is a hip-hop based playlist with a little something for everyone, from trappers to backpackers to sad boys.

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"Our Spilt Milk" looks at our favorite things this week--the Tower Records documentary and Young Thug's recent collaboration with Wyclef Jean.

On this edition of Freshly Spilt Milk, Porter Robinson forms a new project, Bassnectar throws down, and Justin Bieber is slips into a time warp.

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In this week's Freshly Spilt Milk, our playlist includes new music from rappers Jayaire Wooods and Lil Yachty, as well as tracks by house and techno classicists Erick Morillo and Kevin Saunderson, electronic music made from found sound in Senegal and Gambia, and remixes of Beck, The Crystal Method and Freddie Gibbs.

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Yet again, rain is on the Chicago weather forecast on Friday, the second day of Lollapalooza

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[Contributor Ryan Knight is in Chicago for Lollapalooza this weekend. Here's his day one report.]

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[Updated] Currently, rapper Alfred Banks stars

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The young Swedish rapper who made feeling bad fashionable in hip-hop again plays The Republic tonight.

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50 Cent was notably absent from the 2016 Forbes Five after declaring bank

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My Spilt Milk has a number of new contributors, and there's no better way to get to know them than by what they're listening to, rea

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For years, much of the New Orleans music community treated hip-hop as the bad cop to the brass bands’ good cop—one suspect; one real mus

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Friday’s New York Times Magazine is a special issue with an extended story,

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[Updated] Early voting has started for March 5’s Louisiana Primary, and it is time to vote for the winners for

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Kanye West recently dropped the track list from his upcoming album, The Life of Pablo and he'll debut it when he livestreams hi

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Late last year, R&B singer Raqi Lilly visited New Orleans to help scratch her

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How do we know that Big Freedia has made it? A book—who reads them?

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Buku Music and Art Project will be returning to Mardi Gras World for its fifth installment

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[Updated] Alfred Banks, 24, left Loyola Universit

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One of my favorite albums of 2014 was AF the Naysayer's 

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On the opening night of Boyfriend's tour with Big Freedia and Hibou, My Spilt Milk shot

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Boyfriend is, by her admission, a work in process.

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Earlier this year, I talked to beat maker AF the Naysayer about one of my favorite albums

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A hip-hop remake of "Iko Iko" leads this week's Freshly Spilt Milk, which includes psychedelic freakouts, pure pop, electronic music pioneers and guys dropping their first tracks.

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This week, we welcome a new contributor to My Spilt Milk, Emily Tonn. This is her first story for the site.

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British hip-hop has rarely translated to America.

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When Kate Tempest started her American tour in Los Angeles,

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I admire Dee-1's forthrightness about his spirituality.

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In 2010, Trombone Shorty curated “Red Hot + NOLA,” an all-star New Orleans concert at the Brooklyn Academy of Music that not only featur

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It’s tempting to not lead this review of rapper Dee-1’s

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This week marks the return of "Freshly Spilt Milk,” our new weekly feature with a Soundcloud playlist of new music first released online.

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Tuesday The Lens, our partner in the New Orleans Digital Alliance, ran a story, “Years After R

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This time last year, The NOLA Hip-Hop and Bounce Archive had its hat in its hand and wa

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Our picks this week include a tribute to Mannie Fresh, Faster Pussycat, Cardinal Sons, MadFro, Sylvan Esso, and The Get Busy.

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Today, Lauren Keenan continues her series of video features on New Orleans' DJs, this time with Tony Skratchere.

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YouTube views don't always equate to sales, but in the case of pop-rap duo

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[Updated] Pell doesn’t sound like a New Orleans rapper.

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Thursday, rapper Truth Universal and DJ E.F. Cuttin play the Congo Square Stage at 11:15 a.m.

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Seminal hip-hop outfit Public Enemy was not always the media darling it is today.

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Today Baton Rouge-based rapper Lil' Boosie held a post-prison press conference

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The Flaming Lips, David Guetta, and Ellie Goulding top the bill of the 2014 Buku Music + Art Project, whic

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The title of Truth Universal's new album, Invent the Future, is optimistic on