Interview: Erykah Badu
The Queen of neo-soul talks to us about clean air, Childish Gambino and her new album
Erykah Badu’s musical career has always been set on a clear upwards trajectory. Her distinct vocal style and careful lyrical construction gained her critical and commercial acclaim as one of…
Interview: Angie Stone
In town for Soulfest, the hip-hop, soul and R&B icon cracks open a cache of unheard stories from the early days of NYC rap
Angie Stone has found success across the globe as a soul and R&B singer since she released her first solo album, Black Diamond, in 1999. Three Grammy nominations and five…
Small Talk: UNiiQU3
"The most important thing on my rider is a tie between my Red Bull and Grey Goose and my mic. I must have both to perform."
UNiiQU3 is a DJ, producer and rapper from New Jersey, and even if you don’t think you know her shit, you probably do. (I’m just going to hit you with …
No Country for Old (Rap) Men: Who are the most likeable characters in rap?
"Professional jerk" Robbie Unkut takes a look at rappers who are simply incapable of exhausting the public's goodwillWords Robbie Ettelson
ACCLAIM Presents: Captain Franco’s Monthly Mix – September
Feat. Rick Ross, Rich Homie Quan, P. Reign, K Camp, Jeezy, PARTYNEXTDOOR, Ty Dollar $ign and more
ACCLAIM resident DJ Captain Franco told us he was excited about this mix, and we can totally see why: his recap of September’s rap output is a solid hour of …
The music industry is pretty absurd, and Aphex Twin’s SYRO cover artwork nails it
"Croissants for DAZED & CONFUSED listening: £0.00002"
We’ve been waiting 13 years for Richard D. James (aka Aphex Twin) to release another studio album, and SYRO is finally here. The cover artwork (by long-time Warp Records collaborators…