Click to enlarge The video killed the radio star, but these days streaming playlists are music’s new hitmakers. To deepen the local indie music scenes, Apple Music launched a series of new curated playlists on Wednesday. One, “The New Midwest,” features lesser-known Detroit rappers like Sada Baby, Payroll Giovanni, IcewearRead More →

ALEX HARPER Smino is just one of the St. Louis artists featured on the “New Midwest” playlist. If music streaming services aren’t particularly good at charging artists – and, really, they aren’t – one thing they can be helpful in getting the names of promising acts around the world. ToRead More →