Exssv Interview + Miami Meltdown Mix


  If you've been paying attention, you no doubt took notice of Styles & Complete's latest collaboration with Texas rapper Crichy Crich and a little known producer named Exssv. Though the name may be unfamiliar now, I guarantee you'll be seeing more of it-- especially after he performs alongside Boregore this week for Miami Music Week. He just put out a … [Read more...]

RTT Interview: Flosstradamus talks Soundclash EP, HDYFEST, and working with Troyboi


There aren’t many acts in dance music that have successfully cultivated a lifestyle brand and diehard fan base like Flosstradamus has. From collaborating with Waka Flocka Flame to their brand new remix of CoCo, the Chicago DJ’s have worked tirelessly for the past 10 years to blend together the two worlds of hip-hop and electronic music. Now, the HDYNATION movement is real and … [Read more...]

RTT’s Top 10 Must-See Acts at BUKU Music + Art Project


With Nola's own BUKU Music + Art project right around the corner, we here at Run the Trap wanted to give this amazing festival the recognition it deserves by counting down our most highly-anticipated acts for the weekend. From future bass to rap, we took on the difficult task of narrowing down BUKU's stacked lineup to 10 artists that we feel deserve your undivided attention. … [Read more...]



It's a cold, winter night (approximately 8pm) in the city of New York at Crush's office, where the Kween of New Jersey greets me. UNiiQU3, born as Cherise Gary in Hillside, New Jersey, is in the studio--fully equipped with a recording booth, keyboard, and production board--getting her set ready for the second show of her joint 2015 tour, tooLITtoQUIT, with Cakes Da Killa … [Read more...]

PREMIERE: Jayceeoh – No Clearance EP + Exclusive Interview


In 2015, becoming a music producer is easier than ever-- all it takes is a laptop, some pirated software and a few good ideas (some blog coverage is helpful) and just about anybody can blow up overnight like some of the acts we saw take off in 2014. The internet has given us the ability to instantaneously distribute music for free and as a result, many artists are able to … [Read more...]

Madeon Announces Debut Album Collaborators + Gramatik Remix


Madeon took the dance world by storm in 2011 after releasing a live mashup video performed on a Novation Launchpad dubbed, Pop Culture. That was nearly enough to send him traveling around the world at the young age of 17. Nearly four years later, he is finally slated to release his debut album. We can expect to see 'Adventure' on sale on March 31st and will feature big … [Read more...]

Oshi – I <3 U + Bonus Tracks


Oshi has joined the battle! This talented 16 year old London-based producer has been generating quite a bit of buzz through his soundcloud (which has attracted over 6K followers in just a couple months) and if you're in to the sound Soulection has been pushing, this is definitely a producer you'll want to watch in 2015. His most recent track, I <3 U, is a sensual R&B … [Read more...]

Dillon Francis Discusses “Shoe-ie” and Upcoming MTV Series with Triple J


Dillon Francis aka "You Francy, Huh?"  is in Australia and he managed to drop by the Triple J offices and give a delightful interview with Kyran Wheatley about the wrap-up of his tour, his remix contest with Deadmau5 and his upcoming reality series with MTV which you may remember him mentioning in our exclusive interview this last August. Oh, and not to mention drinking beer … [Read more...]