mykki blanco

The 10 Best (And Worst) Album Covers Of 2013
Another year gone by, another twelve months of great albums, mixtapes and songs to soundtrack various parties, commutes and roadtrips. But it's also been a banner year for artwork, be it for mixtapes or albums, across the board. 2013 saw the resurgence of hand-drawn covers, a particular focus o…
EP Review: Mykki Blanco, Betty Rubble: The Initiation
It’s been a year since the release of Mykki Blanco’s breakout video, “Join My Militia (Nas Gave Me A Perm).” Since then, he’s been on both North American and European tours, covered The Village Voice and has arguably be…
Mykki Blanco “Feeling Special” [Video]
Fresh off his Village Voice cover, Mykki Blanco releases a new video “Feeling Special” as an exclusive District MTV X co-production with Academy Films. In the clip, we see the transformation of Michael David Quattlebaum into his alter-ego...
The Come Up: Mykki Blanco
Michael Quattlebaum Jr., a 27-year-old Harlem-based poet and performance artist is a bit of a maverick. With roots in North Carolina and California, he’s actually enjoying his second stay in New York City. As a sixteen-year-old he fled from home and darted for the city to live on his…
The New New: 15 New York Rappers You Should Know
For those of us who grew up on New York hip-hop, we remember the glory days of the Golden Era, when there was no shortage of incredibly diverse rappers in the game, delivering their own unique brands of hip-hop to the world from the genre's main stage...