At 15, during the summer between school years at New Trier High School in Winnetka, Ill., Joe Trohman hit the road as the bassist for a rock ‘n’ roll band called Arma Angelus. His mother was cool with it. His dad, a cardiologist, was not. “But my dad trusted my mom a lot,” Trohman said. “She…

Hailing from Buenos Aires, Josefina Asconape (who performs simply as Josefina) spent her childhood and most of her adult life living in different countries. Among the many she has spent time in (everywhere from Italy to China to Japan to Belgium), Paris appears to be the most influential in …

By all accounts, G-Eazy has had an excellent past couple years: the San Francisco rapper’s 2014 major-label debut album, “These Things Happen,” landed at No. 3 on the Billboard 200; his latest work, last month’s “When It’s Dark Out,” sold more than 100,000 copies in its first week.