SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: ScHoolboy Q, Crystal Castles, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from TDE consiglieres, electro-punk cool kids, and more.
SPIN Staff / July 8, 2016

Jonwayne’s Office Drone Goes Postal in ‘How to Be a Gemini’ Video

Jonwayne's official on-the-mike debut arrived last year, but the excellent Rap Album One continues to deliver well into 2014. In January, the Los Angeles MC/producer…
Chris Martins / February 25, 2014

Jonwayne Raps Inside of a Giant Diamond in ‘The Come Up’ Video

Los Angeles rapper-producer Jonwayne had an immense 2013. He dropped two mixtapes, picked up a cease and desist from Marlboro, reclaimed his family name from…
Chris Martins / January 7, 2014

Da Mafia 6ix Hypnotize, Yo Gotti Surprises, Death Grips Flip, and 8 More New Rap LPs in No Trivia

ALBUM OF THE MONTH Da Mafia 6ix, 6ix Commandments (Hypnotize Minds) So here's a reunion record actually worth getting behind: Da Mafia…
Brandon Soderberg / November 26, 2013

Jonwayne Unveils ‘Rap Album One’ With Truly Ambitious ‘Reflection’

Stones Throw Records has always had an ear for worthwhile new voices in rap and Jonwayne is no exception to the rule. The Los Angeles-area MC/producer…
Chris Martins / September 4, 2013

Jonwayne Reclaims His Family Name on ‘Marion Morrison’ Mixtape

Los Angeles rapper-producer Jonwayne has returned with Cassette 3: The Marion Morrison Mixtape, a free showcase for the man's considerable skills which also includes cameos from…
Chris Martins / July 31, 2013

Jonwayne Humbles Himself Over a Vintage J Dilla Beat on ‘Notes to Myself’

Rising Los Angeles rapper Jonwayne announced his forthcoming Marion Morrison mixtape today by sharing "Notes to Myself," a rock-solid new cut that finds him going in…
Chris Martins / June 12, 2013

Stream Jonwayne & Jeremiah Jae’s Topsy-Turvy Collaboration ‘Rap Robbery’

In 2012, both producer/rapper/hazy video game nostalgist Jonwayne and young Los Angeles-by-way-of-Chicago MC Jeremiah Jae were notable for being weird L.A. rap's secret weapons: Jonwayne…
Brandon Soderberg / May 23, 2013

Marlboro Threatens to Sue Stones Throw, Jonwayne Hits Back With Awesome Sarcasm

On Tuesday (March 18), Los Angeles hip-hop bastion Stones Throw revealed that Philip Morris had hit the label with a cease-and-desist for parodying Marlboro's packaging…
Chris Martins / March 21, 2013

Jonwayne’s ‘Oodles of Doodles’: A Two-Hour Memory Purge

As rap production moves further into the territory previously left to musicians on labels like Acephale or Holy Mountain, it seems important to call attention…
Brandon Soderberg / March 23, 2012