Milo: Why the Self-Sustaining Indie-Rapper Is Trying to ‘Sidestep the Gatekeepers’

Milo, the nom de plume of rapper Rory Ferreira, has established one of the strongest followings in independent rap. His projects, which he often releases as limited edition cassette tapes via his Ruby Yacht imprint, regularly trade for hundreds of dollars online. He's respected for his dense literary references and savvy homage to the glory years of the L.A. underground such as Project Blowed

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After ‘Humble’ Rapper’s Murder Charge, Bronx Neighbors Express Shock

For nearly 20 years, 57-year-old Nathaniel Glover has lived alone in a small, one-room apartment on a tranquil block near busy Jerome Avenue in the Bronx. A handyman and security guard in midtown Manhattan, Glover was sometimes so quiet in his top-floor room of the three-story building that his downstairs neighbors sometimes didn't even know he was home for days.

"He was very

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