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Grime And Reggaeton Collide In Skepta And J Balvin’s Elegant ‘Nirvana’ Video

Skepta and J Balvin fall into a black widow’s trap in their sultry, surprising video for “Nirvana.” Taken from Skepta’s upcoming EP, All In, the song features a Spanish-inflected guitar loop over which the two rappers deliver flirtatious verses to the objects of their desires. The chorus promises to take a lover “to your Nirvana” […]

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Rappers Are Getting Out Of Their Comfort Zones In 2021

The early ’90s might have been hip-hop’s golden era but thirty years later it’s apparent we’re entering a pretty special time for the genre. As much fuss as algorithmically generated tracklists have caused over the past couple of years, the current hip-hop landscape has been more diverse, creative, and boundless than that early time when […]

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Lou From Paradise Spits Tongue-Twisting Bars On ‘James Dean’ For ‘UPROXX Sessions’

Lou From Paradise, an underground rapper from Staten Island, New York, is the latest artist to grace the Uproxx Studios stage for a Sessions performance that shows off his sinuous flow. Performing his song “James Dean,” Lou (who used to go by Lou The Human, which you might know him by already) spits with a […]

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Dax Starts The Road To His Debut Album With The ‘Child Of God’ Video

If you haven’t heard of Dax yet, don’t worry; you just might be hearing about him constantly soon enough (although he’s been on UPROXX Sessions twice so you should be paying better attention). Today, he released the video for his latest single “Child Of God” with a fitting music video, after previewing it for his […]

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The DaBaby Remix Of Dua Lipa’s ‘Levitating’ Is Starting To Get Phased Out Of Playlists And Radio

Ever since DaBaby’s fall from grace began this weekend, Dua Lipa fans have tried to forget that he featured on the hit remix of Future Nostalgia highlight “Levitating.” One person even swapped out DaBaby with Megan Thee Stallion to make their own unofficial “fix.” Now, it looks like music curators are responding to the DaBaby […]

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DaBaby Is Still Trying To Defend Himself From Accusations Of Homophobia While Missing The Point Entirely

DaBaby continues to miss the point of the backlash against his Rolling Loud comments, issuing another statement on Instagram trying to defend himself from accusations of homophobia. Posting a snippet of his new video, “Giving What It’s Supposed To Give” (an example of appropriated LGBTQ slang), he noted the hard work that he put into […]

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Dua Lipa Fans Absolutely Drag DaBaby After He Liked Multiple Tweets Criticizing Her

DaBaby is in the midst of quite the fall from grace following his set at Rolling Loud last weekend, which featured a homophobic rant about HIV and AIDS. Dua Lipa, who recruited DaBaby to join her on the hit “Levitating” remix, noted that she was “surprised and horrified” by the moment. Now fans have noticed […]

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Black Jewelz Set to Actualize Releasing a Whopping 100 Songs in 1 Year

Julius Ferguson, better known by his stage name “Black Jewelz,” blew his fans away by announcing a king-size project, which essentially consists of a whopping 100 songs that he promises to release in the span of a single year.  In order to be able to realize this mind-boggling project, the artist is asking fans for […]

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GLAAD Issued A Statement Calling DaBaby’s Rampant Homophobic Rhetoric ‘Inaccurate, Hurtful, And Harmful’

Things just keep getting worse for North Carolina rapper DaBaby, who had risen quickly to become a popular presence in mainstream rap up until this weekend. After his bizarre comments from the stage at Rolling Loud hit the internet, nearly everyone (hey T.I., Tory Lanez and Boosie) responded to his homophobic comments with blatant disgust, […]

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Gallant And Brandy Find Peace In The Midst Of Destruction Through Their Video For ‘Dynamite’

It’s been five years since Gallant saw his rise as an R&B singer begin thanks to the release of his debut album Ology. The project was widely celebrated for the singer’s songwriting and vocal presence throughout its sixteen songs. Gallant’s streak of impressive releases would continue with his sophomore album Sweet Insomnia and his second […]