The New Italy
With roots dating back to the 1980s, Italy’s hip-hop tradition continues. Artists from the north and the south stay pushing regionally and internationally informed sounds to meet the demand of the market. Representing a scene as healthy and vibrant as ever, acts like Tha Supreme, Madame, Boro Boro, Tredici Pietro, and Zoda move things forward for the country’s modern rap listeners. This is the New Italy. Our editors regularly update this playlist—if you hear something you like, add it to your library.