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#TheSpark: Hot Music For The Week of 04/10 – 04/16

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Spark! This is where we invite all of you normal people to come inside of the AltWire circus tent and see what music has captured our ears for the week! Here are some of the hard-working & unique artists that we’ve found ourselves listening to this week. Please enjoy and be […]

News

Even with little sales, Kanye is close to being #1

How is this possible, Kanye? Up until last week, the only place to download Kanye’s lastest offering, The Life of Pablo, was his own website. Alternatively, you could have streamed the album on Tidal. Kanye is always at the center of controversy. It seems like that strategy is beginning to pay off well! Based on streaming activity, the latest projections place The […]

News

Royce 5’9″ Trusts the Shooter

Royce 5’9″ (He will always be Royce da 5″9 to me!) is taking a short break from the supergroup Prhyme, which consists of himself and DJ Premier. The Detroit emcee, who famously said that fellow Slaughterhouse emcee Eminem couldn’t be beaten in a battle, is releasing a new solo mixtape, Tabernacle: Trust the Shooter. This […]

Featured

King Filthy – “10 Toes”

King Filthy Disclaimer: This video contains explicit material that may be senstitive to some people.  Facebook: www.facebook.com/KingFilthy219 SoundCloud: soundcloud.com/niehsson-williams If your music is going to be filthy, you may as well be the king of it right? King Filthy let’s us know that he is royalty when it comes to expressing the filthiness on his mind as […]

News

AltWire presents: Emmaline – The Path

Photo taken by Atlanta Photographer Michael Foster I first heard Emmaline on Facebook, while browsing through my News Feed. It was like destiny, if you believe in these things. I accidentally clicked the play button for her new YouTube video while trying to scroll down on my archaic computer, which is known to freeze occasionally. […]

Beast Behind the Beats

Beast Behind the Beats Week VI – Supreme Trackz

Updated correction: Website is www.supremetrackz.com not supremetracks.com Wow. That’s what I thought when this interview ended. Ahead of me was the arduous task of transcribing a whopping fifty minute phone interview into a condensed article. However, I didn’t mind. I wanted to listen to this interview again…and again…and again! You guys thought Ambush Vin made SciFiMusic? […]

Interviews

Legacy of the Lyricist Vol I – Aramis

“There aren’t any more lyricists…” “Hip-Hop is dead…” “All you need these days is a dope beat and a hook…” “Lyrics don’t matter anymore…” These are all actual quotes that we all hear about today’s hip-hop. I love all hip-hop honestly. I’m one of those quirky people who finds beauty in every form of music.

Beast Behind the Beats

Beasts Behind the Beats Week III – DJ RoboRob

DJ RoboRob’s Bandcamp: https://djroborob.bandcamp.com/ SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/djroborob This week on Beasts, I had the honor of interviewing one of the most creative producers in NCHH! No, not the National Campaign for Hearing Health, which is an actual group! Tip: Keep this group in mind, because you won’t be able to stop yourself from playing DJ RoboRob’s Monday mixes at Mach-shattering volumes… However, the NCHH […]