M. Anthony Davis

Quoth the RVN

A local rapper trades hip-hop for soft grunge, exploring the darkness within.

 

Tune In to the Lovesick Stylings of LV:SK FM

Martín Sepulveda’s hip-hop debut deconstructs masculinity and the complexities of love.

 

JuiceTheGod Is West Seattle’s Newest Rising Rapper, But Will He Keep Rapping?

A talented artist and basketball player, circumstance may soon force him to choose between the two.

 

Stas THEE Boss Wrote the Happiest Breakup Music You’ve Ever Heard

The instrumentals were born amid three relationships, but the lyrics came after they crumbled.

How Casey Carter Went From Selling Mix CDs to Building a Local Hip-Hop Media Empire

What started as a high school Myspace page has blossomed into a vital force in the Seattle scene.

SassyBlack Swings Back

The R&B/soul singer flaunts a confident, sultry new sound on her new album.

‘Solar Power’ Gives Seattle Hip-Hop Its Place in the Sun

The vinyl-only compilation documents 14 artists from the city’s stacked scene.

Draze’s “Ain’t Nobody Talking About No Real Shit” Music Video Is One of Local Hip-Hop’s Best

With its incredibly wide-scope and commitment to realness, Draze’s latest is a 2017 highlight.

COSMOS Is Punctuating a Busy Year With an Eclectic New Record

Even though “Moonshine” ranges stylistically, Téron Bell’s lyricism holds it all together.

Remembering Jonathan Moore

Looking back on the life of one of Seattle hip-hop’s most vital mentors.

Seattle Hip-Hop Legend Jonathan Moore, 47, Passes Away

Beyond his own artistry and mentorship, Moore was also one of the architects of the hip-hop scene we know today.

PREMIERE: Brakebill Holds a Light to the Darkness in “Rochester Rut” Video

The stark, animated video from local artist Annisa Amalia finds power in simplicity.

‘Radio Concuss’ Brings Peel Session-Style Live Music to Seattle

Rob Castro’s new YouTube channel wants to showcase local artists in their natural element.

Buje Bows Out

One of Tacoma hip-hop’s most talented is calling it a day for rap.

Seattle Hip-Hop Pioneers Ghetto Chilldren Return After 19 Years

Responsible for crafting the Seattle hip-hop sound in the ’90s, the duo is ending its hiatus.

Moksha Fest Marks Both an End and a New Beginning for the Vital Arts Space

The U District boutique is closing with a blowout music fest before reopening in the ID in spring.

Meet Shawn Parker, Tacoma Flex Music’s Fresh New Face

At 20, he’s one of the town’s promising crop of young trap-rappers.

On ‘Mirror,’ Rapper Romaro Franceswa Reassesses His Reflection

The local hip-hop artist’s new record is a confident stride towards an ascendant selfhood.

In the Wake of Hurricane Matthew, Seattle Hip-Hop Artist Sol Lends Haiti a Hand

Proceeds from Sol’s upcoming show will go toward rebuilding 10 Haitian schools lost in the storm.