The latest installment of the Joey BadA$$ discography officially dropped yesterday (4/7) but some fans heard it earlier. Some fans though waited impatiently for the release and refused to listen to the leaked version, like myself. It. was. torture. But I did it and I'm glad I did. It was hard to not look at reviews … Continue reading All-AmeriKKKan Bada$$
"Hip hop is inherently political, the language is political. It uses language as a weapon — not a weapon to violate or not a weapon to offend, but a weapon that pushes the envelope that provokes people, makes people think." - Todd Boyd
With All-Amerikkkan Bada$$ dropping tomorrow (April 7th), I've decided to take a look back at Joey's discography and rank my top favorite songs. Joey Bada$$' hype is continually growing and he's no long an underground artist. He's acting on Mr. Robot, performing on Steven Colbert and even was interviewed by CNN about his upcoming stabbing masterpiece. … Continue reading 10 Best Joey Bada$$ Songs, Until Tomorrow.
On the 48th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr's assassination, Killa Kyleon released a heavy mixtape titled after the location of the shooting. The 16-track tape is full of powerful language surrounding one message, that nothing has changed for the black community, except switching from a rope to a gun. The dream died with MLK as Killa … Continue reading Lorraine Motel, Album Review
If you didn't know, I'm a full time student, pizza eating extraordinaire and music lover. So between taking a full load of classes (21 hours) and working full time and constantly consuming melted cheese, I sometimes need focus music to help me stay awake during my late night cram sessions (which I don't recommend). While … Continue reading Best Soundtracks for Studying
So you're coming to Austin for South By South West (great! Just don't move here) SXSW starts THIS WEEK. Tomorrow actually with SXSWEdu and if you haven't come to Austin yet for the festival, you're truly missing out. Similar to Halloween, this is my favorite time of the year. There is WAY too much to … Continue reading SXSW 2017: Noobs
Lord Jamar's view on race in hip-hop is that whites are guests in the industry. There are many rappers who disagree. Below is an interview with Royce da 5'9" who also disagrees with Lord Jamar, believes every rapper should have a voice - no matter what message they have, they should be able to get … Continue reading Guests in the House of Hip-Hop