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UTG INTERVIEW: FKi’s Sauce Lord Rich Gears Up For A Dominant 2016

After interviewing Fki’s 1st in late 2015, we had the chance to speak with the production duo’s more opulent half, Sauce Lord Rich. Hailing from Harlem but raised in Atlanta, Rich’s ear for sound transcends not only boundaries established by region, but genre as well; an obvious notion when glancing at his production credits for a […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: FKi’s 1st Talks ‘First Time For Everything’

1st has spent much of his career outside the immediate gaze of hip-hop’s spotlight, but he’s no stranger to the success that it entails. Half of Atlanta’s trap production-duo, FKi, the multi-faceted artist’s career began in the studios of Collipark Music and quickly ascended after a basement-studio session with Travis Porter resulted in two Billboard-charting singles. Since that fateful […]

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REVIEW: Wara From The NBHD – ‘If Guns Could Speak PSA’

Artist: Wara From The NBHD Album: If Guns Could Speak PSA Genre: Hip-Hop, Rap In a year where gun violence has demanded the nation’s collective attention, Wara From The NBHD provides vital commentary on the power of the pistol in urban centers with his sophomore offering, If Guns Could Speak PSA. As a blend of […]

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UTG Mixtape Roundup: November 2015

Future and Young Thug have set the standard for balancing high quality with high quantity when it comes to mixtape releases, but even without the media attention, their lesser-known contemporaries have echoed a similar ethic in 2015. Thus, it’s no surprise this month’s mixtape roundup features multiple artists from the current capital of hip-hop following […]

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Duckwrth and The Kickdrums Release “Indica La Roux” Video

April 20, aka 4/20, seems like as good a time as any for The Kickdrums and Duckwrth to premiere the trippy video for their newest single, “Indica La Roux,” off their upcoming EP due out later this spring. The Kickdrums (comprised of Brooklyn-based musician/singer/producer Alex Fitts) teamed up with Oakland rapper Duckwrth last summer and […]

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You Need To Download OG Maco’s New Mixtape, ’15’

Atlanta has been a hotbed for rap’s new generation of celebrities since around the summer of 2010, and it seems like the city among the hills still has plenty of talented people to share. The latest, OG Maco, has made quite a name for himself over the last six months. He’s worked on tracks with […]

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Microwave Join Antique Records

Atlanta’s Microwave are the latest band to join Antique Records’ growing roster. Their first release with the label, Stovall, will be available in March. To celebrate this news, the members of Microwave released the following statement: “We’re beyond stoked to announce that we have joined forces with Antique Records who will be releasing Stovall on […]

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As Animals Eat My Insides Tease ‘Devoured’

After grinding in the studio for much of 2014, Atlanta metalcore outfit As Animals Eat My Insides have finally revealed details surrounding their forthcoming full-length debut. Entitled Devoured, the album will feature ten songs and is set to hit digital outlets on December 16. Alongside the release date reveal, the band have also posted a […]

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Rittz Teams Up With Twista For “Bounce” Music Video

Georgia born hip-hop artist Rittz has arguably released some of the best southern rap in recent memory, so there’s little surprise his new record, Next to Nothing, has continued the trend. In support of the LP’s recent release, Rittz has debuted a music video featuring plenty of flashiness for “Bounce,” a Twista-assisted track that also […]

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Mastodon And Gibby Haynes Unite In “Atlanta”

Mastodon stream new song featuring Gibby Haynes titled “Atlanta.”

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UTG VIDEO PREMIERE: Lily and The Tigers – “The Hand You Deal Yourself”

Lily and the Tigers are not complacent folk music. It is not a band comprised of mere sensationalistic tendencies; the type of folk that listeners hear in mainstream radio play — it is delivered unvexed and outstandingly. The latest release from Lily and the Tigers, The Hand You Deal Yourself, is a remarkable record full […]

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STREAM: Future – ‘Honest’

This is the rap album that deserves the hype. Schoolboy Q got it. Future deserves it. It’s my most anticipated rap album thus far. And from what we’ve heard already, with the title track and the absolutely unreal “Move That Dope,” where he’s accompanied by Pusha T, Casino and the one and only Pharrell, there’s […]