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Founded by Lindsey Gamble in April 2011, Hard In The Paint is a Boston-based hip-hop that features new music, mixtape downloads, music videos, exclusive interviews, album and mixtape reviews, and editorials. In addition to keeping up with the latest in the mainstream, it takes a special interest in discovering and highlighting new talent out of the Boston hip-hop scene and beyond. 


Lindsey Gamble (Editor-In-Chief)

Eric Bernsen (Editor)

Scott Steel (Editor)

Submissions | Event Coverage | Interview Request

Please send all inquiries to HITPmusic@gmail.com


For the best chance of getting your material posted, please personalize the email. Please include a link to the material (e.g. Soundcloud, Audiomack, YouTube) that your submitted, attach artwork, and provide any other helpful information that will allow us to review your submission fully.  Please refer to the guidelines below. Don’t forget to connect with HITP on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube

  • Singles: Artist name, song name, location of the artist, producer, what project it comes off of, artwork/photo, etc
  • Music Videos: Artist name, song name, location the video was shot, director, what project it comes off of, artwork/photo, etc
  • Albums/Mixtapes/EPs: Artist name, name of the project, notable guest appearances and producers, three songs that represent the body of work, artwork/back cover, etc

Event Coverage: 

If you would like HITP to cover an event/show in the Boston area, please provide the following details: the date of the event, the location, the venue, and a description of the event.

Interview Requests: 

For interview requests, please provide information on the artist, links to music and details on forthcoming projects.


Advertising space is available. Please contact for further details.

Writer Application:

HITP is always looking to add talented writers to its staff. If you’re interested, please apply here.