Get to know our history through a current lens, thanks to Daveed Diggs's new starring role at the Public Theater in "Hamilton."
Saba catches up with Max Bell about growing up on the edge of the 'hood and the 'burbs, how he got started in rap, and about learning to play the piano with "Mary Had a Little Lamb."
The Seattle Afro-Futurists talk to Aaron Frank before they drop their new album and head on tour with Sleater-Kinney
Jimmy Ness talks to the LA-based, Chicago-bred DJ/producer about Young Thug, songwriting, and his hard new album, "The Peacemaker."
A deeper look into one of the most creative producers of the last half-decade.
An Interview with the mango conversationalist pimp and young Hellfyre Club prince, Milo.
Art by Sara_for_Dinner Late last year I sat down with Tyler, the Creator for a feature that ran in the Feb/March issue of Malibu Mag. Just a few weeks after the Odd Future Carnival, we met on his lunch break during shooting for the third season of “Loiter Squad.” I’d been told I would have […]
I quit smoking five years ago, but when I first heard Mac DeMarco’s “Ode to Viceroy”— an exquisite song about the budget Canadian cigarette manufacturer — I was so stricken by its charms that I started to feel the itch again. DeMarco is just that good. Hailing from western Canada and now living in Brooklyn, […]
The sound of hip-hop has changed dramatically since the ’90s. Layered synths, 808 sub-bass kicks, and double time hi-hats often replace  jazzy, sample-driven boom-bap. But not every producer is looking to the modern soundscape for inspiration. Some, like Washington D.C.‘s Damu the Fudgemunk (Earl Davis), are looking back, resurrecting the techniques and sounds of ’90s […]