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BitchTapes: Dilly Dally Takeover

This week’s mix, by guest DJ Katie Monks of alt-rock band Dilly Dally, is all hope, claws, and raw power.  Read more »

New Music Monday: Mystic Davis and Diztroy

Mystic Davis brings the bounce and swagger Jamaican production team Diztroy has been waiting for. Read more »

BitchTapes: Voice Lessons

A mix of voices that expand our horizons, change the way we listen, and challenge our expectations. Read more »

New Music Monday: Uncle Meg

The former Handjob Academy rapper celebrates and pokes fun at the sparkle of pop celebrity at the same time. Read more »

New Music Monday: Tkay Maidza

Australian rapper Tkay Maidza’s music hearkens to MIA and Icona Pop, has features from Killer Mike, and claims Nicki Minaj and Santigold as influences. The result is a high-energy hodgepodge, and it’s pop hip-hop gold.  Read more »

Enter the Trippy World of Queer Indigenous Rapper Dio

Her song “Pussy Vortex” pairs unapologetic, witty lyrics with a catchy sound.  Read more »

Musician Imani Coppola Talks Frankly About Race, Gender, and Experimental Music

The eclectic artist describes herself as “part witch” and her musical inspiration as the Spice Girls.  Read more »

New Music Monday: Sex-Positive New Orleans Rapper Boyfriend

Raunchy New Orleans rapper Boyfriend has a new remix of her song “Love Means.”  Read more »

Meet the First Ladies of Canadian Indigenous Hip-Hop

Vancouver's First Ladies Crew raps about indigenous identity and history.  Read more »

BitchTapes: Brazil's Feminist Funk

Brazil’s style of funk carioca originated in the slums of Rio de Janeiro—also known as favela funk, it has little to do with the funk heard in the rest of the world. Read more »

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