Artist To Watch: J. Maya’s Poetic License

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J. Maya is as impressive as they come, a Harvard graduate who combines her love for music with her love for books in an effortless way. She made waves across TikTok with her song “Achilles Heel,” the mythology-laced song that gave new meaning to the term “smart pop.” Her new EP “Poetic License” is the exact work you’d want from …

The End Of The Age Of Rock Stars

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When you think of the rockstar trope, what comes to mind? Mick Jagger, Robert Plant, David Bowie, the classic male archetypes in immaculate outfits, swaggering onstage in front of an awe-struck crowd. The darker side of the rockstar lore, the underaged girls, is the side of history people try to forget. They cover it up by saying it was a …

Malibu Babie Is Taking Over The World

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Malibu Babie has quickly become one of the most influential producers in hip-hop right now. She produced two of the biggest hits this year, “Super Freaky Girl” by Nicki Minaj and “Her” by Megan Thee Stallion, but she’s not stopping there. Her mixtape Malibu Babie SZN: Vol 1 is the perfect showcase of her bubblegum personality and slick beats that …

You Need To Know About Mae Mae

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Mae Mae’s dreamy voice and effervescent melodies have been on constant rotation lately. Her new song “Green” feels so fresh, it just radiates her incandescent energy. We talked to her about her current song rotation and the story behind her new song. How did you get started in music? Mae Mae: As a kid, I always played around with writing, …

Artist On The Rise: PLASMIC

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PLASMIC’s bright pink hair and eye-catching aesthetics immediately caught my attention. Her new song “Ghosted You” feels so fresh and original, the shimmering melodies and immaculate production just send this over the edge. We talked to PLASMIC about the meaning behind the song and where she gets the inspiration for her original aesthetic. How did you get started in music? …

On The Rise: Leanna Firestone

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Leanna Firestone’s angelic voice and relatable lyrics really resonate with her TikTok followers and for good reason, it’s the exact kind of vulnerable songwriting that strikes a chord and feels so fresh. We talked to Leanna about her new song, what’s been inspiring her lately, and the challenges she’s faced in her career. Leanna! How did you get started in …