Keeping up with Portals as always—we found Tiana Major9 (above) in December's mix—here's their latest featuring Stack favorites Yuno, Katie Dey, Hovvdy, and more.
Pitchfork on how a group of journalists in the '80s and '90s turned hip-hop into a literary movement:
"Rather than stick to the rigged constraints of traditional music criticism, writers used the music as an entry point into discussing race, identity, youth, and broader culture."
Thanks for listening!
- Dave & Team Hype Machine