Longevity in the music business is rare, it’s especially rare in the Hip-Hop genre, so it’s great to hear someone from the old-school still sounding fresh and relevant. Whereas certain Rappers from the nineties have sounded stale for the last decade or so, and with certain new Rappers […]
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Those who’ve heard Que Hampton on various collabos with Bishop Nehru, have been waiting patiently for a solo effort, and although the album “The Chosen One” hasn’t yet dropped, thankfully a mixtape titled “A Piece Of BLAKK” has been released. The mixtape has a distinctly early-to-mid nineties vibe, […]
Warren Zevon was the very definition of an idiosyncratic musician and he was responsible for some of the most distinct and unusual lyrics in the history of Rock music. His use of dark comedy and outlandish storytelling made him a completely original singer-songwriter, and his sometimes surreal and […]
Ever since the song “Coolie High” dropped in 1996 I’ve been an ardent fan of the group Camp Lo. Once I heard their début album “Uptown Saturday Night” the following year, I’ve always felt that their style was refreshingly different. The duo’s fusing of abstract lyrics concerning sex, […]
Bishop Nehru along with a few other Rappers of his generation, are finally proving that lyricism is preferable to radio-friendly production. If you’ve heard Bish’s mixtapes in the past, then you’ll probably be a fan, and if you’re someone like me who thought his EP with MF DOOM […]
This time last year, arguably one of the greatest works of musical satire was released, but peculiarly it wasn’t acknowledged as being the razor-sharp take-off it so obviously was. For a long time now, it seemed that amidst the commercialisation and corruption of Hip-Hop culture, nobody was putting […]
When Cannibal Ox released their first album “The Cold Vein” in 2001, it became an instant classic thanks to the unanimous praise it received from critics and fans. The strange electronic sound and sometimes abstract content was a breath of fresh air in the early noughties; a time […]