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NEAR TRUTHS: REVOLUTIONS AND ROCKET SHIPS
IB Bad weighs in on the "youthquake." (11/19a)
GRAMMY SHOWDOWNS
In the red corner... (11/19a)
ARIZONA GOES TO COLUMBIA
Bring on the remixes! (11/15a)
NEW RELEASES: LE RETOUR DE CELINE (UPDATE)
Nothing lost in translation. (11/18a)
WILL REI AMI BE THE NEXT ACT TO POP?
Pass the popcorn. (11/18a)
THE GRAMMY NOMINATIONS
They'll soon be here, and then we can start obsessing about who'll win.
U.K. SPECIAL
Forget Brexit--it's our yearly survey of doings in Blighty. And if you still can't forget Brexit, try drinking.
WHAT'S GOING ON BENEATH OUR WINDOWS?
The latest in Hollyweird.
WEED!
That's what Hollywood smells like. Seriously. 24/7.
THE B-SIDE
Lil Yachty (Quality Control/Motown/Capitol)
11/13/16

WHAT IT IS: At 19 years old, Lil Yachty and his whimsical brand of “boat music,” along with his signature beaded red braids, have taken the Internet and hip-hop by storm. His mind-blowing “1 Night” video went viral, attracting 40m views to date. His first headlining tour sold out in minutes. He modeled for Kanye West during his Yeezy Season 3 event at MSG, became the face of the Puma x Pink Dolphin line, shut down Times Square and starred alongside NBA champion and All-Star Lebron James in a Sprite ad. His first mixtape, Lil Boat, is approaching 300m streams, and “1 Night” is nearing platinum certification. 
ALBUM: Lil Boat (mixtape) 
RELEASE DATE: 7/5 
SINGLE: “1 Night” 
TV: 2016 BET Hip Hop Awards 
LIVE: Sold out his first 25-date headlining tour; currently on a 35-city tour with Rae Sremmurd 
INTERNET: Approaching 300m streams (averaging 15m+ streams per week); 40m YouTube views on official video; 1m Instagram followers; online Sprite commercial with Lebron James 
RADIO: Impacted 8/22; went #1 Most Added at Urban and #2 Most Added at Rhythm with several early adds before impact date; 
currently Top 20 on Urban radio chart and Top 25 at Rhythm 
PRESS: N.Y. TimesXXL (2016 Freshman cover), ForbesFaderEsquire (“The Future of Hip Hop”), W MagazinePigeons & Planes (Best New Artists of 2016), New York ObserverHighSnobietyComplexFaderRolling Stone (“The Stylistic Vanguard of Modern Rap”), more 
BOOKING: Jacqueline Reynolds-Drumm (ICM), Yves Pierre (ICM)/Quality Control Booking 
PUBLISHING: BMI 
MANAGEMENT: Kevin “Coach K” Lee/Solid Foundation Management