Yousef Srour
The tribute project to one of Arabic pop's most influential artists highlights his impact on Egypt and its music, Yousef Srour writes.
They may not be related by blood, but Oakland's own 1100 Himself and Mitchell promise you that their music is a family affair.
A Chester Watson beat is the musical equivalent of leaping through a zero-gravity vacuum. Yousef Srour breaks down his ten essentials songs.
Yousef Srour and Lil Yee go long on family, Fillmore, and navigating a generational shift in the Bay
As our Drakeo the Ruler tribute continues, Yousef Srour admires Drakeo's ability to taunt his naysayers with a mere three words.
The Oakland rapper explains how his life and hometown have changed since he's blown up, how he started rapping in the first place and what's to come after 'Rich Off the Pack.'
The Rise of Egyptian Trap August 31, 2021
The Egyptian trap scene feels like it emerged from thin air, but after the government banned mahraganat, hip-hop has flourished in its place.
After the tragic passing of his daughter, rising Watts rapper TruCarr poured his soul into his music. On 'Based on a TRU Story' he finds his voice.
Yousef Srour speaks with the young Compton rapper about being a first-generation Angeleno, what his initials stand for, putting your brand before yourself, and more.
Yousef Srour speaks with the Southern California rapper about psychedelics, running the streets as a young man, being influenced by the blues, Lil B's curse on James Harden, and more.