Harlem World to South Central L.A. : the Future of Rap

Despite claims from self-proclaimed “Hip-Hop Purists” that the genre has musically descended into the worse state it has ever been in & has become overrun by acts with multi-colored dreadlocks who seem unable to string together coherent sentences over a snare and bass, rap is in a phenomenal state, and currently includes something for every…

Dark Man X….

One of the GREATEST artists to ever hold a mic and someone I consider to be a Top 5 talent, DMX is an MC whose talent and contributions to Hip-Hop have often been overlooked. His talen to allow listeners into his darkest moments, while detailing the gritty failures and missteps that occurred along the path of his…

Straight From the Ville’

During the latter half of 2017, fans were gifted with a legion of collaborative albums from producer/artist duos and/or multiple artists. Though originally seeming to be an idea made in Rap Heaven, the allure of this newest fad seemed to go sour rather quickly as a result of many of these projects sounding forced, rushed…