Donna-Claire
 
For the latest Soundcheck column, Donna-Claire dives into Mk.gee setting out to reclaim guitar music on his debut album, exploring heartbreak and longing through his intimate songwriting.
In the latest Soundcheck column, Donna-Claire reflects on Boldy James rapping with the most conviction of his his career across Penalty of Leadership, an intimate ode to survival and overcoming physical trauma.
In the latest edition of Soundcheck, Donna-Claire reflects on Isaiah Rashad's debut album Cilvia Demo turning 10 years old – highlighted by angst and narrative tension, it transported listeners to the Southern influences of Rashad.
For the latest edition of Soundcheck, Donna-Claire dives into the charismatic reflections of Detroit's Bruiser Wolf that shine across his second album My Story Got Stories.
Donna-Claire speaks to the New York emcee about his latest album 14K Figaro reflecting his journey & patterns of destructive behaviour, rapping as a necessity, and more.
In the newest edition of Soundcheck, Donna-Claire highlights the universal language of bleeding hearts expressed across Cash Bently's latest album through corridos: regional Mexican music that tells poetic ballads about street life in Latin America.
For the latest edition of Soundcheck, Donna-Claire writes about why her favorite project by NY emcee YL is always the most recent one – on Don't Feed the Pigeons, he captures day-to-day musings like a cameraman with sharp flair.
For the latest edition of Soundcheck, Donna-Claire dives into how a revisit of ScHoolboy Q's catalog dug her out of a recent listening slump, highlighted by pensive reflections on the street life to pair with his raw delivery.
In the latest edition of Soundcheck, Donna-Claire explores the pensive, honest, and reflective nature of Wiki and MIKE's raps that compliment Alchemist's attention to detail.
For her latest Soundcheck column, Donna-Claire dives into what makes Fielded new album Plus One her best yet – with an emphasis on collaboration, Fielded's voice is the binding agent with their impassioned songwriting embracing self-reflection.