The weekend, Dave East finally graced us by finally releasing the first single from his much anticipated album, Paranoia. The track titled 'Perfect' features non other than Chris Brown, who seamlessly brings us back to the days of the early 2000s when he dominated the charts with RNB vocals in his sexy ballads. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Tm4a12RqxA … Continue reading Dave East’s New Track is a Throwback to the Early 2000s.
There is still a divide in hip hop when it comes to rapper's race. So much so that Logic made an entire dedicated to the idea. But if you asked me who the greatest WHITE rapper of all time was, I'd say Token - the 19 year old rapper out of Massachusetts. Token (Ben Goldberg) … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Token
Kent Jones is a GOAT. His new track, 'Premaducers' was released to Soundcloud and it's a track entirely surrounded around sellouts in the industry who are only making money for the easy buck, instead of spending time developing their craft, like Jones says he is. Premaducers proceeds to also spell out the misfortune of getting famous … Continue reading Kent Jones, Premaducers
This month was kind of overwhelming with new music for me. So many artists released new albums (Logic, Bryson Tiller, Gucci Mane, Mark Battles, MGK, Marion White, and of course K-Dot). It's impressive that I still had time to do some more research into the rap game, but below are my top favorites of those … Continue reading Music Discovery, May 2017
BONE BONE BONE BONE. CLEVELAND IS THE CITY AND I'LL MEET YOU AT THA CROSSROADS. I didn't just fall in love with Bone Thugs N Harmony, I fell into city pride with them. For those of you who don't know, Bone Thugs N Harmony is from Cleveland, just down the block from where I was … Continue reading Bone Thugs N Harmony: New Group, Same Sound
*quick moral of the following story* if you aren’t sure who a feature artist is, LOOK THEM UP, because they may just turn out to be fantastic. spotify:artist:0sQ5GaIilKYSsvYlXSgEcl I was giving Lorraine Motel a millionth-time listen and realized I had no idea who the artist featured on two tracks of Kyleon’s 2017 record was. Luckily … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Jack Freeman
YALLL April was a huge month for the Hip Hop world. By now I would assume everyone has heard DAMN., All AmeriKKKan Bada$$, and the few songs Logic dropped to promote Everybody. Not to mention, Jacob Banks, Big Boi, DJ Khaled and Mary J Blige all released music. THERE WAS TOO MANY RELEASES to be … Continue reading Music Discovery, April 2017