Last week a hashtag began trending on Twitter entitled ‘#FemaleRapStreamingParty’ geared towards women in hip hop, current and OG. The trend started by user @Wannasworld who for 24 hours, live streamed upcoming female artists and referenced original albums from Queen Latifah and Eve to remind us that “n***as ain’t shit” and women run the world. … Continue reading #FemaleRapStreamingParty – An Ode to Female Emcees
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.
With ten years ago now being 2007, the year I started high school and also the year I really got into hip hop; I thought it would be fun to take a look back at music that is now considered forgotten in the hip hop world. It seems like there is a constant shift in … Continue reading Hip Hop Guilty Pleasures
It’s Game 3 tonight and the Cavs are 0-2. Now before you laugh in my face, let’s take a moment and remember just one year ago… anything is possible. But I have hope we’re going to win tonight and bounce back just like Big Sean did. But until we know the outcome of the game, … Continue reading Getting ready for Game 3? Check out these Cleveland Rappers.
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