by DJ Blaqstarr, visiting the Station North Arts District and with a few other stops along the way, it’s a portrait of a city painted by its people.
by Gregory Mitnick Checking in with M.I.A. protege Rye Rye, this video visits the rising star in the studio working on her as-yet unreleased album and at a WWD Daily photo shoot. The 18-year-old Baltimore native shares the story of how she came up, a few dance moves and what she likes to rap about.
If a bunch of monkeys had a bunch of typewriters, they might come up with Shakespeare, but if they had drum machines, broken synths, out-of-tune guitars and old Casio keyboards, they might end up with something that sounds like Human Host. The Baltimore band channels the languid sneer of the Stooges, the absurdist spazz-outs of Men's Recovery Project, and the sproing-y dissonance of Nervous Gender.