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Name: DJ RootsQueen City: Atlanta Current venues: “Rude Girl Radio,” which broadcasts live from Digital Dope studios on My Turn Radio, NYE at the Westin Downtown Atlanta, and at the Masquerade for the Coalition DJs 12-year anniversary. Style/Genre: Trap, dancehall, open format Tagline: “Hottest female deejay in the streets” Social media handles: @DJRootsQueen on all platforms At the…

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Offset’s solo album is officially out. This album has been much anticipated, as Offset is the last of the Migos to release a solo project. Titled Father of 4, the album is supposed to be the story of his life, its influences and ups and downs, and how he wants to be a better man…

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Inside a small warehouse on the Westside of Atlanta in the neighborhood known as The Bluff, the trap exists. But unlike the drug traps that were common in The Bluff and other impoverished areas of the city of Atlanta, this trap turns pain into art. The slang term “trap” entered the lexicon in Atlanta during…

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Nicki Minaj thinks rap is having a “kumbaya and goody-goody moment.” The Chun Li singer says the genre is very “different” compared to how it was when she was growing up and suggested a number of artists fake friendships and feuds to get ahead. “I don’t know how much of that I should talk about…

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Often in a metropolitan city, there’s a slew of talent that creates the soundtrack to city-goers’ lives. With each show, both in-state and out, these artists build upon momentum while sharpening their craft. Detroit has widely been known as the birthplace of arguably the first major independent record label in music history, Motown. And while the…

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Nick Lavelle is a Detroit artist who blends trap and R&B together, creating a uniquely original sound. The singer-songwriter has performed on stages around the country and opened for artists such as Jacquees and Gucci Mane. Check out his testimony about music, life and more. Who is Nick Lavelle? Nick LaVelle is a dope, new…

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This past Friday, three different Atlanta-bred trap artists released new music. Young Thug, part of the young, “mumble rap” division of trap emcees, released his new “singing album” titled Beautiful Thugger Girls. 2 Chainz, the hip-hop heavyweight behind “I’m Different” and “Birthday Song,” released a quintessential southern trap album called Pretty Girls Like Trap Music,…

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The arrival of Bryson Tiller has been one of high expectations. The Louisville native has been churning out music since 2011, but the world caught wind of him once his Soundcloud single turned mainstream single, “Don’t,” hit airwaves in 2015. Since then, Tiller has become the go-to guy for music that puts you head first into…

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On May 20, 2017, Katy Perry performed her newest single “Bon Appétit” on “Saturday Night Live.” It was a pretty typical routine — nothing particularly surprising for an SNL performance from one of pop’s biggest singers. That was for the first two and a half minutes at least – after that it got weird. Here’s…

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