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Norfolk, United StatesKishi Bashi’s Angelic One-Man Opera-Rap
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Kishi Bashi's Angelic One-Man Opera-Rap

May 14, 2012
Over the course of these early milleni-teens, I've seen a long line of artists doing that "alone, singing up there with loops and laptop" thing. And to be totally, totally honest, they haven't been great. But if I may make a grand statement here: I...
Dancehall Dirty Talk With Natalie Storm
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Dancehall Dirty Talk With Natalie Storm

Natalie Storm will tell you that dancehall is an intensely competitive world, but the spicy lyricist wouldn't have it any other way. And though she's always played rough, she has never had to fight to stand out. Working with producers like Jamaica's...
Chaguanas, Trinidad and TobagoErphaan Alves: Trinidad’s New Soca Prodigy
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Erphaan Alves: Trinidad’s New Soca Prodigy

Twenty-year-old Erphaan Alves is one of the most refreshing voices in Trinidad's  soca scene. Soca is a culture that honors veterans like Machel Montano and Farmer Nappy, so you know anyone just breaking...
New York City, United StatesCracking Open Oberhofer’s Time Capsule
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Cracking Open Oberhofer’s Time Capsule

Brad Oberhofer has no patience for small talk. After talking to the Tacoma-born, New York-based up-and-comer on the phone for awhile, I realized the kid might be young (20), but he’s whip-smart, deadpan, and more than likely, he's f***ing with...