Regional Artists

Despite Rising Gas Prices Houston’s Slab Culture Continues to Ride on

High gas prices have hit Americans' pockets everywhere, but slabs — and their owners — have held on in Houston.… Read More

August 10, 2022

Philly And NJ Club Music On TikTok Is Fueling Pop’s Dance Music Craze

If the revitalization of house and club music seems sudden or unprovoked, you're probably just not spending enough time on… Read More

July 15, 2022

PJ Morton’s ‘Watch the Sun’ is a Full Circle Moment

PJ Morton spoke with Okayplayer about representing New Orleans music, his new album Watch the Sun, collaborating with Nas and… Read More

April 29, 2022

How Sample Drill Is Leading One Of Rap’s Most Bizarre Sampling Eras

New York City's most notable drill producers have defined themselves by the songs they sample, so much so that critics… Read More

March 30, 2022

Leon Bridges Brings Texas Twang to One of Marvin Gaye’s Lost Christmas Classics

We spoke to Leon Bridges about the influence of Marvin Gaye on his artistry and why he was drawn to… Read More

November 4, 2021

An Oral History Of Zumbi From His Closest Collaborators

In remembrance of Stephen Gaines, better known as rapper Zumbi, we broke down his legacy with five figures who were… Read More

September 30, 2021

11 Montreal Producers to Keep Your Eyes On

Even without a city-defining sound, Montreal musicians have seized the moment. Here are 11 Montreal producers you should know about.… Read More

September 8, 2021

These Artists Are Defining Atlanta’s Underground Queer Music Scene

From GodIsMikey's quick-witted lyricism to Alto Moon's all-encompassing pop star persona, these are the artists defining Atlanta's underground queer music… Read More

June 29, 2021

10 New Jersey Artists That Need to Be on Your Radar

New Jersey is on fire and this elite group of dynamic rappers, singers, and producers are blazing a trail. Here… Read More

June 1, 2021