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Best of Nashville Hip Hop

A coalition of influential music communities will join forces to celebrate Music City’s rich hip hop culture, with a live stream powered by Live from the 615.

Best of Nashville Hip Hop will stream to Facebook Live on Friday, April 30 at 6:15 p.m. CT. This unique broadcast will feature performances from 11 of Nashville’s most notable hip hop artists, including Byron Juane, Nate Rose, Daisha McBride, Chuck Indigo, Jordan XX, $hrames, 2’Live Bre, TriplePlay Squeek, S-Wrap, and Lord Goldie, plus a special guest performance from Derek Minor, who will perform emcee duties during the event. Each of these artists will be supported by live instrumentation from Muja.

The event will broadcast live from Helping Our Music Evolve in East Nashville, with additional support from sponsors Guidance Whiskey and Sound Royalties, as well as community partners including Underground Music Collective, Nashville Is Not Just Country Music, Reflection Music Group, Third Eye & Co., 2 Ls On A Cloud, and Do615. Admission is free, and you can learn more and RSVP at this link.

‘Cashvillians’ HERU HERU Bring Hip Hop Back to Its Roots

HERU HERU’s Ah-Deli and Foundation Mecca find themselves on a mission. Inspired by the golden era and the legends who paved the way, they strive to make room for lyricism in the modern hip hop landscape.

In December, they released their Cashvillians EP. With this latest effort, it seems that they’re well on their way toward accomplishing their mission.

Hear ‘Cashvillians’

Bryce Green: Putting Nashville Hip-Hop on the Map

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According to statistics, the urban/hip-hop genre is the most consumed music in the world. Atlanta has famously carried the torch as a hub for mainstream urban/hip-hop artists to achieved global success.

However, just four hours north in Nashville, the genre’s presence is still developing. Long known as the home of country music, Nashville has more recently embraced the rock, pop, and Christian genres. But, even with artists like Lil Nas X — an Atlanta native! — bridging the gap for hip hop’s collaboration with Music City, there has yet to be a Nashville-based hip hop artist who has risen to superstardom.

Meet Bryce Green

The Quinn’s Daily Spinn: Tuesday, December 3

Have you ever encountered a familiar face in public and found that you just can’t relate?

Or, have you found that you just don’t want to?

If either of the above statements applies to you, Nate Rose has something new for you.

Hear Tuesday’s Daily Spinn

REVIEW: Lord Goldie’s Sensual ‘When You Ready’

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Lord Goldie is building a reputation in and around her native Nashville for a unique brand of hip-hop best described as trap conscious — a sweet spot that allows her to follow the genre’s current sonic trends, while carrying a world-aware message within her lyrics.