Herald

Smokepurpp, Murda Beatz team up to produce wavy trap rap album ‘Bless Yo Trap’

New face on trap music scene creates tracks with big name rappers, Soundcloud success

ArtsEtc

Yung Gravy brings sauce with latest single ‘Knockout’

Former Madison student continues surprising rise in rap

Album

After volunteering for Harvey victims, Houston rapper drops ‘Hometown Hero’

Trae the Truth releases album motivated from pain, suffering from city

Music

Famous Dex creates innovative trap rap with meaningful lyricism on latest release ‘Dex Meets Dexter’

Upcoming artist shows musical, creative potential on first studio album

ArtsEtc

Lucy Dacus gives vulnerable performance at High Noon Saloon

Just 22, singer-songwriter explores emotional wounds in an intimate set

Music

Three UW students speak to power of fat asses, Sellery room threesomes in debut music video ‘That Ass Was Fat’

Dorm Room Studios balance midterms, garner attention with bouncy track 'That Ass Was Fat'

608 Release

Badger alum Bradley Thomas releases first original single, ‘Never Enough’

Folk, indie artist from Milwaukee just one man band after time studying in Isthmus

Herald

Hitlist: Relaxing Spring Break jams

Jhené Aiko, Bruno Major, Elijah Blake combine to create grouping of songs that will calm nerves, relax students after exams

Music

Declan McKenna left audience with entertaining theatrics, lacked musical sophistication at Majestic

British artist delivered desirable, carefree performance, yet still felt incomplete

ArtsEtc

EarthGang, J.I.D delivered authentic hip-hop sound during performance at High Noon

Powerful duo paired with openers from J.Cole's Dreamville label created enjoyable concert experience