Ron A. Austin discusses his debut novel, AVERY COLT IS A THIEF, A SNAKE, A LIAR.
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I was a lonely, dreamy, occasionally silly girl. ...more
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Dazed Digital compiled a list of emerging hip-hop artists to watch, including Jay Boogie (think Mykki Blanco and the early 2000s), Tommy Genesis (on Awful Records, she describes her sound as “fetish rap”), Blaze Kidd (a London-based Ecuadorian rapper who plays with reggaeton and grime), IshDARR (who made the Old Soul, Young Spirit mixtape earlier this year), […]
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