With Kamikaze, Twista proved that he was more than just the “fastest rapper in the world”

The Chicago rapper’s fourth album, released 19 years ago this week, demonstrated his range and yielded hits

The Click: Waajeed on a transformative Miami trip with Roy Davis Jr.

In his own words, Detroit producer Waajeed reflects on an impromptu trip to Miami with Roy Davis Jr. that altered his brain’s chemistry

Various Artists: A Tribute to Ryuichi Sakamoto – To the Moon and Back review

A diverse cross-section of artists celebrate a giant of modern music, proving that reinterpretation is the sincerest form of flattery

Sabrina Bellaouel: Present Continuous

With a new year comes fresh beginnings – a revitalising energy that French-Algerian R&B artist Sabrina Bellaouel harnesses on her debut album, ‘Al Hadr’

Billy Nomates: Anger is an Energy

Billy Nomates is tired of holding it all in. The Bristol artist is ready to let loose raw emotions and – thanks to new album, ‘CACTI’ – belligerent, big-hearted pop

DJ Plead: Beat Connection

DJ Plead’s percussive club experiments have lit up dancefloors the world over, but the Lebanese-Australian producer and DJ has another, more personal aim: to explore his Arabic heritage through music

Rising: Joyeria is embracing every mistake

Meet Joyeria, the intentionally enigmatic songwriter condensing a lifetime of pent-up creative frustration into sharp, direct lyrics; music that is at once at once playful, devastating and bitterly funny

How Lucy Bright and Oliver Coates built the musical universe of Aftersun

From Blur to Éliane Radigue, Oliver Coates and Lucy Bright discuss influences and the process of soundtracking Charlotte Wells’ directorial debut ‘Aftersun’

Duval Timothy: Life in Colour

Duval Timothy’s meticulous musical practice reverberates with humanity. Now, he’s ready to embrace life in all its messy shades.