Gucci Mane Says People Who Make Trap Music Aren't Real Gangsters –

Gucci Mane recently sat down with author Malcolm Gladwell and discussed a bunch topics including the popularity Trap Music. Gucci said that his interest in making trap music stems from his love gangsta rap as a kid. He added that most people who make it don’t live the life they’re talking about, which is different from the rappers […]

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RZA says he saw Russell Crowe spit on Azealia Banks

During an appearance on The Breakfast Club. Last October, controversial rapper Azealia Banks accused actor Russell Crowe choking and spitting on her at a party he was hosting in Hollywood. She had been invited to the event by RZA who denied that anything happen to Banks in a lengthy Facebook post. However, on a recent […]

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Nine DOOM rarities from the untouchable enigma's vaults

Hot on the heels MF DOOM’s aborted The Missing Notebook Rhymes project, Hugh Leask rounds up the acclaimed rapper’s finest deep cuts, from collaborations with Aesop Rock and Percee P, to under-appreciated loosies and rarities. The Missing Notebook Rhymes, MF DOOM’s recent project with Adult Swim, had just started to gather momentum before it was […]

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NXPPYHEAD wants a Million Dollars and more. • Word Is Bond

NxppyHead is an 18 year old rapper and producer bubbling up out Miami FL. If I go by this sound pumping out the speakers, this is a serious breath fresh air for the music scene. Of course this sounds a lot like what you would basically hear from the Native Tongues collective but for this […]

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RZA admits he saw Russell Crowe spit on Azealia Banks

During an appearance on The Breakfast Club. Last October, controversial rapper Azealia Banks accused actor Russell Crowe choking and spitting on her at a party he was hosting in Hollywood. She had been invited to the event by RZA who denied that anything happen to Banks in a lengthy Facebook post. However, on a recent […]

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Vincent Vocoder Voice is here to give you beautiful nightmares

FACT Rated is our series digging into the sounds and stories the most vital breaking artists around right now. This week, Al Horner hears how Vincent Vocoder Voice spent five years becoming – then letting go – the ghostly, Greek myth-inspired slenderman that haunts his new album I, Too, Was Wrought With Love. I, Too, Was […]

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Nabihah Iqbal, formerly Throwing Shade, announces debut album on Ninja Tune

Hear first track ‘Something More’. Ninja Tune is set to release Weighing the Heart, the debut album from electronic artist and DJ Nabihah Iqbal, formerly known as Throwing Shade, later this fall. Iqbal says she’s gotten rid the moniker and “proudly wears her given name] as a female British Asian artist making electronic music.” Weighing […]

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American Monster Guild presents : Ugly Monsters Volume 1

American Monster Guild presents Ugly Monster volume 1. UgglyBoy™ Productions puts together a compilation hard knocking, sultry sounds. With an immense catalog production, the strong following behind the UgglyBoy™ team has given the independent UgglyBoy™ Productions, a strong resume artists who have gone to their stadium beat success in order to get the best production […]

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The Pussycat Dolls Accused Of Being 'Prostitution Ring' –

The dance ensemble turned hip pop group Pussycat Dolls sold over 50 million albums. Yet former member Kaya remembers it as more a “prostitution ring” than a girl group. In the wake the Harvey Weinstein revelations, women are using social media to detail their abuses in the entertainment and other industries. Here’s Kaya story: Robin […]

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Singles Club: Will Smith's EDM debut 'Get Lit' is a glorious disaster

Each week on the FACT Singles Club, our writers rate and slate the biggest new tracks the last seven days. This week, Will Smith conjures up an EDM nightmare with ‘Get Lit’ – his first single in over a decade – while rising UK rapper Dave goes in on Theresa May, Donald Trump, those responsible for […]

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