In Norway, Hip-Hop Duo Karpe Charts Local Path to Stardom
by OsloHeidi Taksdal Skjeseth on October 17, 2019 at 4:00 pm
OSLO — In their native Norwegian, Karpe is known for challenging global music norms. In February the hip-hop duo released their latest album,...
Billboard's 2019 R&B/Hip-Hop Power Players List Revealed
by Billboard Staff on October 17, 2019 at 4:00 pm
Beyoncé Knowles-CarterChairman/CEO, Parkwood EntertainmentSteve PamonPresident/COO, Parkwood Entertainment "Speaking of the Queen. She just...
German-Turkish Rapper Summer Cem On The Deutschrap Takeover
by LondonRichard Smirke on October 17, 2019 at 4:00 pm
LONDON — Back when he was a teenager, German rapper Cem Toraman, known to his fans as Summer Cem, started out making music by taking the lyrics...
Rap Goes Global, On A Local Level
by LondonRichard Smirke , Los AngelesAlexei Barrionuevo on October 17, 2019 at 4:00 pm
LONDON — In the video for his recent single "Du Lundi au Lundi" ("From Monday to Monday"), French rapper Stanislas Dinga...
MONOGEM Comes Out of a 'Cleansing Year' With Hopeful 'So Many Ways' EP: Premiere
by Joe Lynch on October 17, 2019 at 4:00 pm
Whether catering in upbeat, gently inspirational synth-bop or reflective, dreamy indie-pop, MONOGEM’s approach to her gorgeous, lilting music...