Introducing POW's new LA rap column, a monthly dive into the city's best new artists.
The Rap Up is back in 2016 with new tracks from Kanye, Kevin Gates, Cozz, Nocando, and more.
Torii MacAdams has five on the twenty sack Los Angeles is slow. Our lifestyle’s predicated on afternoon naps, the economy is dependent on medical marijuana, and for much of the day the freeways are gridlocked parking lots. The city’s inherent violence, and struggles of class and race, are hidden behind heavy lids and Wayfarers. Rap […]
Paul Thompson once paid Bill Cosby to be the boss Los Angeles is a series of different worlds stitched together by dry heat and poorly maintained freeways. Pick up a tourist, drive them ten miles, and drop them off—they might as well be in a new universe. (Or maybe they stumbled onto the set of […]
This is Cozz. He’s 20 years old and part of a clique from South Central called Tha Committee. I’m hesitant to call this era a gangsta-rap revival, because gangsta rap never left, it just went into a lull. This has same hallmarks from the police cars to the pit bulls to dice games and gun […]
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