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.
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One thing we enjoy doing here at UMC is putting the spotlight on young and emerging artists.
Today, Julia Klot has given us the opportunity to do that!
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As we get closer to the day Santa fires up the sleigh, you can expect more artists to roll out renditions of their holiday favorites (or even some originals for the season).
Today, we stay traditional, with a take on a seasonal classic from Scott Kurt.
In the holiday season — or any season — kindness and empathy go a long way.
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If our modern reality is absurd, then an absurdist music video that points out its absurdity is as real as it gets.
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The weather just turned a whole lot colder in Nashville… but we have the fresh, hot fire of a new UMC20 playlist to keep you warm.
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Sometimes, life can move too fast for us to keep up, and it leads us to lose ourselves in the shuffle.
If you know that to be true, there’s a good chance you’ll resonate with “Motion Sick,” the new single from Anna Claire Loftis.
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We’ve been looking forward to the release of Williams’ self-titled EP for a couple months. Now, we can clearly see and hear that it was worth the wait.
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Given the time of year, it’s only appropriate that we pepper a holiday tune into our Daily Spinn rotation every now and again.
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We operate within a creative landscape where there is a constant need to stay on top of what’s current; to prove your relevance, while keeping a keen eye on what everyone around you is doing.
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