Uncle Meg – “Can’t Stay The Same”
Brooklyn-based, transgender rapper Uncle Meg has released his newest project “Can’t Stay The Same”, a duet effort with MC John
Benny Mails – Aware, The Mixtape
South London MC Benny Mails has self-released his debut project, “Aware”, an eight track mixtape that delivers clever bars with
Danny Brown – Ain’t It Funny
The amazing Danny Brown rarely fails to impress. From his super raw and dirty, critically acclaimed album “XXX” to his
Mac Miller – The Divine Feminine
Over the course of his decently long music career, Mac Miller has taken a variety of avenues per project. Although
Villa – Fluorescent EP
What makes a song “catchy”? What does that broad, often pop-associated term really mean? And is a catchy song worth more or less relative to that of a non-catchy song? This may all sound like silly, “Oh boy, he’s out of material” nonsense talk, but let’s take a look at the new “Fluorescent EP” by Atlanta rapper and all around blissful guy Villa and see.
Danny Brown – Really Doe (ft. Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul, and Earl Sweatshirt)
Nothing builds anticipation for a new hip-hop album like a hard hitting, trash talking track, particularly when it’s a posse cut. On “Really Doe,” Danny Brown brings together some of the rap game’s top emcees to wreak havoc over a killer instrumental with no apologies.
Xavier & The Thrill – Thrill
Many gems can be found amongst the up-and-coming scene of hip hop. I recently reviewed the Chicago artist Noname, whose album “Telefone” was yet another testament to the fact that major artists aren’t the only ones worth looking out for. After all, these rappers are the future of the genre. However, not all artists that attain a buzz online turn out to be particularly noteworthy. For while Xavier & The Thrill make attempts at something significant, these attempts fall flat in the worst way.
Noname – Telefone
Let me first preface this review by saying that Noname will not be referred to as a “female rapper” within