Hometown: Chicago Why you should check her out: After many false starts, this hotly-tipped hip-hop diva, born from the hot Windy City scene that spawned Cool Kids and Flosstradamus, finally has a album coming out on Nov. 17 called Ultraviolet. You should know: She's an avid Twitterer, one of our favorites. She made it into our "Follow Friday" column last month.
If you pay attention to the sort of media that reasonably expects its audience to scroll through a list of 300 albums, you already know the fetching story of Shamir Bailey. A 20-year-old, male-pronoun-approving, gender-fluid African-American who grew up in Vegas and played country music until enough bizzers told him they didn’t know how to… More »