You’ve heard "Bad and Boujee," the number one song in the country, but you truly haven’t heard it until you’ve heard it live.
Problems of urban blight, food deserts and ultimately gentrification plague poorer neighborhoods of color at disproportionate rates. Simply put, lower-income city neighborhoods put more precedence on surviving urban-ills than living sustainably, as a trend. To address that issue in our Nation's Capital, two young visionaries set out to change how urban communities looked at solutions to the aforementioned problems.
Fresh off his "Us or Else Tour" in Canada, Atlanta rapper T.I. just announced plans for his "Hustle Gang Tour" which will bring him to Richmond this spring.
Queens hip hop icon Roxanne Shanté will visit VCU tomorrow as part of the university's celebration of Women's History Month.
Big beats and bars are pushing an emcee from the background to the limelight; SwellzTheGod, a wordsmith from Newport News is making waves online with his tape Channeling Swellz.
Virginia rapper Doug Finesse and producer Jack TP channeled hip hop OGs Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg for the formula to success with their latest project.
The only thing that local independent artist and producer Jaavon obsesses over more than death, is love.
“Did not expect moustachioed guy with hipster hat,” read a comment on the YouTube video for Jawnii-Abhi’s August 2016 single “Flip Phone.”
Despite the hipster aesthetic, the Richmond-native is not the sort of musician to pluck a guitar and croon. Instead, he raps.
When I first heard McChicken I was more than a bit confused. The simple post we threw up a little over two years ago ended up blowing up. The video, featuring McChicken and friends rapping and partying at the river, was infinitely relatable to those who have brought a mixed beverage to Richmond’s favorite water-side party spot.
Hip hop mega stars Migos are coming to Richmond next month and tickets are still available for what is arguably one of the hottest groups in the nation right now.
With the themes of political unrest becoming familiar backdrops in local and national news, Richmond artists False Prpht and Poozy (also known as Warren and Parker, respectively) take to the medium of music to respond in the only way they know how: “dystopian music."
Some of RVA's makers have united to create a monthly night devoted to the best digital artists the city has to offer.
The air in the NorVa crackled with excitement Wednesday night as Run the Jewels capped the sold-out first week of their Run the World tour.
So after the success of our very weird interview with Riff Raff last week, we reached out to the Richmond SPCA and sure enough, the famed Rapper will be making a stop at the animal shelter before his show at the national.
Whether you love him, hate him, or don’t think about him much at all, rapper Riff Raff is coming to a currently unspecified animal shelter in Richmond a
The relationship between rapper and producer is a sacred one within the Hip Hop community; this bond between two artists can yield some of the hottest projects in music (think Future & Metro Boomin or Gucci & Zaytoven). With Richmond ripe with talent, it’s a great thing that artists come together for collaboration rather than competition- Fly Anakin and BSTFRND , together as Yo Mama Boyfrnd, are a great example.
2016 has to be one of the most impressive years for Richmond Hip-Hop in a long, long time. On an average year, there’s usually a couple albums that might make the cut as good, but this year...our scene exploded.
“Versace Chachi? Is that spelt with a dollar sign and some cent signs? Or just a dollar sign?” The person across from us at Lamplighter asks, half kidding as we wait for him to arrive.
Norfolk-based Radio Ready Recording has an interesting offering for those looking to make their Christmas season a little more dope and woke: a Virginia-wide holiday mix tape.
It might've been a few years since you've thought of Nappy Roots and their brand of dirty southern hip hop, but you'll get your chance to relive the 'watermelon, chicken and grtiz' tonight at the Broadberry.