Connect with us

#UpNext — A Documentary Series Highlighting Music’s Next Generation


#UpNext — A Documentary Series Highlighting Music’s Next Generation

Just announced by way of a video teaser posted to Instagram, Apple on Thursday unveiled a new documentary series centered on giving more background to music’s next generation.

Kicking off by profiling the people and places that made Ricardo Valdez Valentine – perhaps better known to Beats 1 listeners as 6LACK, the first instalment in the series –set to highlight a new artist each month– follows the Atlanta-grown rapper’s rise from the underground, as Apple describes Valentine’s sound as “late night, R&B-infected hip-hop.”

A post shared by Apple Music (@applemusic) on

The video documentary, now streaming exclusively on Apple Music, runs for just under 10 minutes.

Watch it Here.

/ Photo: Billboard

More Breaking Music?
Check out #THEHOTLIST.

Not yet a Member?
Subscribe to Apple Music
New members get 3 months free.

Save 50% on your monthly Apple Music subscription.

Subject to eligibility.

In an attempt to merge the worlds of music, design and journalism, Arron is perhaps best known for founding online news brand: RazorianFly; a hobby which grew to attract a monthly audience of 120K.

Today he can be found designing and writing for whilst also managing #THEHOTLIST - a weekly updating playlist of the hottest new artists, now streaming on Apple Music.

More in Music

Perhaps best known for founding online news brand RazorianFly, Cheshire digital creative Arron Hirst lives for discovering new artists.
Experimenting in alt-synth vibes through his own side project - STARRHINO, today his focus is rooted in the user's experience.

A weekly updating playlist full of the hottest breaking vibes. Now streaming — Only on MUSIC.

Weekly Pick

Current Promotions ✨

Explore these digital deals — but hurry!

Discovered on MUSIC


More info

iPhone + iPad


More info

iPhone + iPad

Hot Movies

Explore these trending movies ....

Browse the App Store

Where to Next?

iOS | Apple's mobile operating system.

iPhone | The phone that changed it all.

iPad | Cupertino's magical tablet.

Mac | Insanely Great.

Trending on Mac

More info



More info


More info



Search the Archive

To Top