Breakout

Dhruv: TikTok storyteller blazing a trail for vital, anthemic queer pop

After his brand of intensely introspective songwriting became a sudden hit across social media, the 22-year-old is now ready to spread his wings

Ryan Castro: globetrotting superstar on a mission to “bring reggaetón back to its roots”

The Medellín-born artist's vibrant debut EP 'REGGAETONEA' flaunts his boundless creativity while celebrating his Colombian heritage

Eliza Rose: the DJ behind this summer’s most empowering dance anthem

After her viral hit ‘B.O.T.A. (Baddest Of Them All)’ became one of the defining tracks of this year’s Glastonbury, the east London artist is finally having her moment

Monaleo: meet Houston’s next great rap sensation

The Texas artist’s playful blend of audacious lyrics and ‘90s-referencing sounds has secured her place as part of a new generation of fearless women in rap

Fireboy DML: “In years to come, my name will definitely be a part of Afrobeats history”

The Nigerian star further bridged the gap between Afrobeats and the world after his 2021 hit ‘Peru’ went global - now, with his new album ‘Playboy’, he’s hoping to embrace his inner “superstar”

Alice Longyu Gao: “I’m like Andy Warhol – I’m presenting something that is purely new to the world”

Part of a new vanguard of genre rulebreakers, the Bengbu-born vocalist, producer and DJ's sound is both disarming and exhilarating – and has won her a fan in Bring Me The Horizon's Oli Sykes

454: the Florida rap star being championed by Frank Ocean and Denzel Curry

The genre-shifting rapper and skater has earned some big-name endorsements for his music following his 2018 move to New York City

Felixthe1st: Slipknot-obsessed rapper and dancer uplifting the UK underground scene

The 21-year-old is gearing up to release his debut project after making waves – and fans across the world – from a TikTok freestyle

Tommy Lefroy: ambitious, TikTok-conquering duo with a storytelling flair

The London-based pair bonded over a love of literature – and now they are twisting that lyrical precision into their music

DOMi & JD Beck: meet the virtuosic jazz duo signed to Anderson .Paak’s new label

Newly signed to the Blue Note imprint Apeshit Inc, DOMi & JD Beck are intent on proving that ‘serious’ jazz musicianship can still be light-hearted
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