Angel Haze

The Truth Teller

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Angel Haze (Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images)

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Macklemore and Drake are helping hip-hop get in touch with its feelings, but we’ll gladly trade them in for Brooklynite Ms. Haze, a self-described pansexual and the only woman on XXL’s Freshman Class 2013 cover. Worthy of all the attention, Ms. Haze is equally at home on boastful numbers, emotionally charged ones and attention-grabbing diss tracks.


The Post-Punk Revivalists
The National

The Imitated
Grizzly Bear

The Scene Makers
The So So Glos

The Hip-Hop Linchpin
Wes Jackson

The Bookers
Billy Jones, Zachary Mexico

The Royal She

The Truth Teller
Angel Haze

The Indie Promoter
Todd Patrick

The Glamorizer
Peter Shapiro

The Annotators 
Tom Lehman, Mahbod ‘Maboo’ Moghadam, Ilan Zechory

The Afropunks
Matthew Morgan, Jocelyn Cooper


Angel Haze