Contemporary Hip-Hop is primarily focussed on Trap and because that particular sub-genre has been dumbed-down to the point of banality, the majority of consumers seem content with listening to contrived raps laid over contrived production. It’s strange that people can’t seem to differentiate between the dull shit and […]
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There’s been so many underrated and undervalued rappers who released material from the noughties to the teenies that it’s hard to quantify. This particular generation of Hip-Hop artists have been pushed aside to make way for weaker Hip-Pop artists, in fact if a rapper or group made traditional […]
Back in 1994, I heard a song called “4 My Click” on a pirate radio station, then later I saw the accompanying music video on Yo! MTV Raps. Like many other mid-90s Hip-Hop tracks, “4 My Click” was catchy and credible in equal measures, yes it contained a […]
From the opening song where Havoc declares “You know how we did on The Infamous album, right? Aight, we gonna do it again son”, you know you’re in for a Hardcore Hip-Hop treat. Hell On Earth, the third album by Queensbridge duo Mobb Deep, was another instant classic […]
The Lull Before The Storm is the latest release from Que Hampton, a criminally underexposed and underrated MC from Rockland County. This album follows on from his 2015 A Piece of BLAKK mixtape (and a handful of EPs) and like Hamp’s other releases, this is another satisfying example of […]
Funland, a drama-thriller series created by Jeremy Dyson and Simon Ashdown, was aired on the BBC back in 2005. To give an outline of the storyline would give too much away, so all I’ll say is that it features an intertwined narrative concerning a group of strangers in […]
It’s great to see and hear a group move with the times rather than getting stuck in a rut, many rappers from the 90s and 00s can’t help but hark back, endlessly making music that is no longer relevant. How fantastic it is then, to hear a group […]