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2017’s Breakout Hip-Hop and R&B Artists

It’s been a banner year for new hip-hop and R&B in 2017. A new generation of artists are redefining the possibilities of the genres…
Scott T. Sterling / December 14, 2017

Watch Aminé’s NPR Tiny Desk Concert

Portland's Aminé is the latest rapper to visit NPR's concert for a Tiny Desk Concert. Backed by a quintet, Aminé played a soulful mix of Good for You cuts "Caroline," "Slide,"
Brian Josephs / November 14, 2017

Aminé‘s “Spice Girl” Video Features Actual Spice Girl Mel B

Aminé's latest video is a trippy one for Good for You's "Spice Girl." The Portland rapper starts off the song by proclaiming he needs a Spice…
Brian Josephs / October 10, 2017

New Music: Aminé – “REDMERCEDES”

The Portland-born rapper Aminé had one of the breakout hits of 2016 with "Caroline," a charming and bouncy little single that came out of nowhere…
Jordan Sargent / March 10, 2017

Lil Yachty, 21 Savage, Lil Uzi Vert: In 2016, the Kids Took Over Rap

The first time I heard Hawaiian Punch-braided teen rapper Lil Yachty was, fittingly, in a viral video. There’s no way in a million years…
Matthew Ramirez / December 15, 2016