Medhane Doesn’t Need to Explain Himself

Medhane is reminiscing about Future’s untouchable mid-2010s mixtape run, when the Atlanta star seemingly couldn’t sneeze without unleashing another classic. “That shit turned him up!” he says excitedly over Zoom. The 23-year-old’s abstract, reflective raps are certainly a far cry from Future’s supervillain laments, but he was inspired by the work ethic. And over the last six months, the Brooklynite has been on a similarly prolific tear with Own Pace, his motivational breakthrough; the self-produced Full Circle; and this week’s Cold Water, his best album to date…

Help us find the best hip-hop content on the internet


1VIBE is the front page of hip-hop. We provide a curated information stream of the best content from top industry sources. Everything you see on 1VIBE is hand-picked or produced by our team. We utilize technology and user submissions to discover content but our curators and writers make their own editorial decisions. Join our community and help us elevate hip-hop culture!