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You can’t have a blog post about blogs without mentioning Earmilk. Spanning several genres, Earmilk is one of the top destinations for any emerging or nationally recognized artists to land their music, which also makes it one of the best places to discover new music. Boasting their own playlist featured with talent like Kendrick Lamar and Travis Scott, Earmilk also blogs quite a bit with premieres, reviews, and general hip-hop news. While they primarily feature artists you’ve already heard of, every now and again an underground artist will sneak in. That’s right — we sent an even Better Now, out-of-this-WRLD probe