In 2012, a young Chicago-based designer named Virgil Abloh put together his first apparel collection. He called it Pyrex Vision. Across the country, Buffalo rapper Alvin Worthy—who records as Westside Gunn—re-ignited his passion for rapping after a spell in and out of prison, releasing the first entry in his Hitler Wears Hermes mixtape series. The timing was fortuitous. Over the next eight years, both profiles would rise substantially…
In 1981, Coventry band The Specials’ seminal hit, a perfect storm of creepy ska and political invective, struck a chord with the British public. On “Ghost Town,” the band mourned the tragic…
In an exclusive interview, Daniel Ek, chief executive officer of Spotify Technology SA, talks with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang about how the music industry is experiencing massive change.
Yep, we’re still blasting Westside Gunn‘s Pray For Paris, repeatedly and at consistently ignorant volumes. Safely, and indoors, naturally. The Griselda member’s latest project landed at Number…
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