Q&A: Brockton's own Meech on his past year and what's to come in 2021

We caught up with Brockton's own Meech of Van Buren Records to hear about a career year for both himself and his label, coming off the most recent step in his continued sonic development, the Barriers to Knowing EP.

Sheff G

Flatbush native and pioneer of Brooklyn drill. 


Simple and smooth, authentic MC with an opportunity to become among the best talents of conscious hip hop. 


Next up for Massachusettes recording artists, and possibly for the game in general. With a master of melodies, the Brockton native seems destined for greatness. 


One of Chicago's finest on the underground scene, Lucki offers the alternative style of rap that we didn't know we were searching for. 


Holding it down for Chicago, Valee keeps it real with his eccentric flow and oddly relaxed but hard bangers. 

Cousin Stizz

Putting the Boston Hip Hop scene on his back, Cousin Stizz, has taken the city of 1 million into the national spotlight with his club bangers and vibing music.


An ATL native and one of Dreamville's newest signees, J.I.D is coming for the crown as rap's best MC. 

Jayy Grams

Up next 18 year old MC out of Balitmore, MD, ready to put his city on the map with his advanced lyrical talent. 

Why Reason is next up for TDE

Infusing elements of traditional west coast bounce with soul music, this TDE artist's rawness and storytelling ability have him primed for success.

Q&A: Rilla Force on his debut, Fiesta, and more

Pulling influence from multiple genres, the Boston-based artist is combining hip hop, R and B, and EDM to create his own unique sound,  self-coining his own sub-genre as "RNBDM."


Originality and liveliness sets Key! apart from the rest of the pack as the ATLien continues to contribute flamboyant melodies and hip hop to our ears. 


A Dreamville signee out of Los Angeles, Ca, Cozz embodies the characteristics of honesty and relativity to make himself one of the most organic rappers of today. 

Sheck Wes

Yet to release a full body of work, Wes is still in the adolescence of his career with limitless room to grow and directions to go in, but one thing is for sure; Sheck Wes will be blasting through your speakers sometime soon.


With an evident quality over quantity approach to his music, Elujay only releases refreshing compositions of heavily R&B infused hip hop that brings out his authentic creativity.

Vic Mensa

Vic has been on the music scene for almost ten years and he is now signed to the Roc. Making inspiring, political music to performing impressive freestyles, he is definitely an artist to keep an eye on.

A$AP Twelvyy

The most lyrical member out of the A$AP Mob camp, reppin Harlem, NY.