Similar to Mafioso Hip-Hop’s hackneyed sound in the 2000s, Trap music in the 2010s is fast becoming an unoriginal and banal style. Having said that, every time an artist breaths new life into this derivative sub-genre, they reinvigorate it and help it live for a few years more. […]
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It’s great when you chance upon something watchable on YouTube, you type in a broad or vague search term and the results (every now and again) bring you something noteworthy. This I have to stress is a rare occurrence but it happened to me recently when I stumbled […]
Mainstream Political Hip-Hop almost disappeared following the 9/11 attacks. Whereas mainstream rappers such as Jay-Z and Eminem made passing, almost meaningless remarks in a couple of their songs, Underground Hip-Hop artists unleashed their opinion and devoted entire songs to the subject. If you’re not a fan or a […]
Whereas Chino XL’s début album Here To Save You All was a relative success due to magazines like The Source and TV shows like Yo! MTV Raps plugging it, his follow-up album I Told You So unfortunately went without any fanfare and recognition. That was very unfortunate because […]
Sean Price, one half of 90s rap duo Heltah Skeltah sadly passed away in 2015 and today, on the second anniversary of his death, we have his posthumous solo album titled Imperius Rex released on Duck Down records. The album is a satisfying listen for any fan; whether […]
Duel is a fantastic thriller, in my opinion it’s one of the best TV movies of all time and it’s arguably Steven Spielberg’s best film, in fact it’s a great movie regardless how you categorise it. If you’ve never seen it, Duel is a very straightforward story of […]
Larry Cohen is a very underrated screenwriter and director. He is described by many as a “B-Movie auteur” and although I agree with the “auteur” part, his films for me are much better than typical B-Movies, both in terms of plot and direction. Cohen’s films are usually unfairly […]