October 24, 2019
Artist Spotlight: 6lack
R&B artist Ricardo Valdez Valentine is professionally known as 6LACK (pronounced “black”).
Artist Spotlight: Rico Nasty
Maria-Cecilia Simone Kelly goes by RICO NASTY.
Artist Spotlight: Tierra Whack
TIERRA WHACK originally performed as DIZZLE DIZZ – but reverted to her birth name in 2017.
This #WomensHistoryMonth we want to take the time to shine light on the powerful women in entertainment.
January 31, 2019
Artist Spotlight: Big K.R.I.T.
Justin Scott (aka BIG K.R.I.T.) was born in Meridian, Mississippi.
January 24, 2019
Artist Spotlight: Dominic Fike
Dominic Fike re-released his debut EP in October 2018 (originally released December 2017).
December 6, 2018
Artist Spotlight: J.I.D
J.I.D is a rapper and songwriter from Atlanta, Georgia.
December 5, 2018
Student Predictions: Music in 2019
We asked a few students to share their predictions for music in 2019. Which acts do they anticipate to have a big year?
August 30, 2018
Artist Spotlight: A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie
A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie’s debut album, The Bigger Artist (2017), sold an dstreamed more in it’s first week than Playboi Carti’s or Lil Yachty’s.
Artists to Watch: Hip-Hop/R&B | Fall 2018
Hip-Hop/R&B acts we are watching this Fall…
Artist Spotlight: Lizzo
Lizzo has worked with PRINCE and ANDRE 3000.
Artist Spotlight: Joyner Lucas
Rapper, poet, singer, and songwriter Joyner Lucas is currently on a sold out US tour.
Artist Spotlight: Gnash
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Singer/songwriter/DJ/producer GNASH is inspired by the sounds of The Postal Service, Jack Johnson, and The Beatles.
February 1, 2018
Artist Spotlight: Smino
Chris Smith Jr., known as SMINO, is from St. Louis, Missouri.
December 4, 2017
Artists to Watch 2018
Can you believe it’s that time of year already? Here are the acts getting the most buzz heading into 2018:
November 8, 2017
Artist Spotlight: Rob $tone
Jaylen Robinson, better known as Rob $tone, is a rapper from San Diego.
November 2, 2017
Artist Spotlight: Quinn XCII
QUINN XCII’s unique fusion of pop, electronic, hip-hop, and reggae separates him from the rest of current up-and-comers.
Artist Spotlight: Blackbear
Matthew Musto, known as BLACKBEAR, got his start in an apprenticeship under NE-YO which lead to co-writing with MIKE POSNER.
Artists to Watch: Hip-Hop/R&B
Keep an eye on these Hip-Hop/R&B Artists as we head into Fall:
Artist Spotlight: Amine
Adam Amine Daniel, better known as AMINE, was born in Portland, Oregon.
Artist Spotlight: D.R.A.M.
Rapper, singer, producer D.R.A.M. was born in Germany.
Artist Spotlight: Earl Sweatshirt
Thebe Neruda Kgositsile is best known by his stage name EARL SWEATSHIRT.
January 12, 2017
Artist Spotlight: Kap G
KAP G, born George Ramirez, was born and raised in the Atlanta Metropolitan area.
January 6, 2017
Artist Spotlight: KYLE
California based rapper formerly known as K.i.D., KYLE has been working his way up the underground rap ranks.
November 30, 2016
Artists to Watch Spring 2017: Hip-Hop/R&B
Here are five Hip-Hop/R&B Acts we are keeping our eyes on this Spring: