Andrew Matson

Andrew Matson is a freelance contributor to The Seattle Times, NPR, The Stranger and other outlets. He remembers vividly when Seattle rock scene fixtures told him to stop writing about local rap music, that it wasn't going anywhere. He enjoys a good laugh.

Sol — the next Macklemore?

Local rapper Sol is about to step into evening traffic on Capitol Hill, and since this is Seattle, even though he isn’t standing at a...