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Get Familiar: GoldLink

March 26th, 2014 | by Dave Reid
Born in D.C, raised in Maryland and now living in VA, rapper GoldLink entered the hip-hop climate last year awarding us a handful of experimental tracks that left most of us somewhere between outer space and Ginuwine. GoldLink...
Sam Smith | Get Familiar
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Sam Smith | Get Familiar

November 11th, 2013 | by DeeKay
You’ve probably heard of Sam Smith by now. This 21-year-old British singer’s name has been on everyone’s lips of late: the no-brainer of new music; President-elect for pop superstardom in 2014.  You...
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FKA twigs | Get Familiar

September 27th, 2013 | by Michael Twum-Barima
A relatively hidden gem, UK songstress FKA twigs (formerly Twigs) is an immense and exciting talent who mysteriously emerged offering a unique take on the current trends of ethereal alternative R&B, with echoes, ticks and...
MC Melodee | Get Familiar
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MC Melodee | Get Familiar

June 13th, 2013 | by Will 'ill Will' Lavin
It’s apparent upon hearing MC Melodee for the first time that the city of Amsterdam has been hiding an undiscovered Hip-Hop talent within its walls. Lyrically charming , MC Melodee is what happens when beauty meets the...
Joel Baker | Get Familiar
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Joel Baker | Get Familiar

May 30th, 2013 | by Henry Yanney
Take vocals steeped in a rich Nottinghamshire dialect, weave them seamlessly with delicate tales of everyday love, and package it neatly within acoustic melodies. The result? Joel Baker – the singer/songwriter with potential to...
Hawk House | Get Familiar
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Hawk House | Get Familiar

May 19th, 2013 | by Michael Twum-Barima
If you’re tired of the pothead leanings of current Hip Hop, London trio Hawk House provide a brilliant alternative of soulful, jazzy Dilla-influenced Hip-Hop Soul that delivers a subtle, straight edge gospel message that...
Logic | Get Familiar
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Logic | Get Familiar

May 15th, 2013 | by Will 'ill Will' Lavin
Currently ringing bells as loud as fire alarms, does anyone really know Logic? Having been recruited as part of XXL Magazine’s Freshman 2013 list, the Maryland emcee with both brains and bite also just signed his first major...
Bishop Nehru | Get Familiar
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Bishop Nehru | Get Familiar

May 11th, 2013 | by Will 'ill Will' Lavin
Teen rappers are not a new commodity as far as the Hip-Hop community goes. We’ve seen Shad Moss go from Lil Bow Wow to Bow Wow, Master P’s son go from Lil’ Romeo to Romeo, and further back than that we bore witness to...
Coolroy | Get Familiar
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Coolroy | Get Familiar

April 28th, 2013 | by Verse
There must be something in the water, food or air (well there is definitely something in the air) in California as this state is churning out some of my favourite artists of the moment (and possibly all...
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Emmavie | Get Familiar

April 12th, 2013 | by Henry Yanney
From serenading Hip Hop cuts with luscious vocals to going to crafting soulful beats, meet 22 year old Emmavie Mbongo – known simply as Emmavie – a name which is set to emerge amongst the list of future stars from the...