25 years ago, the Phoenix hip-hop scene was virtually non-existent. That's when Irin Daniels -- taking the name IROC -- got involved, and since that time he's become one of the most respected hip-hop entities in Arizona. If you have had any resemblance of a career in this state, there's very good c ... More >>
Trap's new mixtape, I Never Sleep gives new meaning to the phrase "wearing your influences on your sleeve."Trap just released his second mixtape, I Never Sleep, last Friday, but the Phoenix rapper/producer shows no signs of slowing down. Trap says he still has several other upcoming projects in t ... More >>
Local hip-hoppers document the state of the state at symposium
As our readers have pointed out before, "Top 10" lists are subjective. The list that follows is our take on the ten best hip-hop MCs in the Valley. But since there are dozens and dozens of rappers in the PHX, we're sure to leave somebody's favorite out.
Roca Is a Classic
(5Fith Coast Records)
Dipping a toe in the urban mainstream