Critics have become the print equivalent of the boy who cried wolf; the amount of times they’ve declared a movie a “classic”, we the public have no idea if we should believe them or not. As usual, there’s been lots of hype leading up to the release of […]
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Before ZillaKami, before Meechy Darko, and before DMX, there was Nine (real name Derrick Keyes) a gruff-voiced rapper from New York who injected a lively and energetic style into the Hip-Hop genre. Like the episode “The Mark Of Satan” in Hammer House Of Horror, the number “9” appeared […]
Missing the October 1st 2016 date in order to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Soul On Ice, Soul On Ice 2 arrives not in October but in September… 2019. With the confusion of whether Intellectual Property (subtitled “S.O.I.2”) was actually a sequel to Ras Kass’ debut LP or […]
It is a 2017 film adaptation of the Stephen King book of the same name. The story revolves around a group of seven teenagers living in Derry, Maine who discover that a clown is responsible for the town’s missing children. This clown is a personification of kids’ nightmares; […]
The B.U.M.S. aka Brothas Unda Madness were a Hip-Hop duo from Oakland, California consisting of rappers D-Wyze and E-Vocalist. The pair released their one and only album Lyfe ‘N’ Tyme in 1995 but it was ignored by the masses despite being a highly enjoyable LP. The group was […]
Snowpiercer is a science fiction film released in 2013 written and directed by Bong Joon-ho based on a 1982 graphic novel titled Le Transperceneige. The film which stars Chris Evans, is a dystopian look at our future, it’s set in a second ice age where the world’s population […]
Hereditary is a supernatural horror film written and directed by Ari Aster. The film is hard to summarise as the plot involves lots of elements; the death of a family member, an accident and death of another family member, the associated grief, heartbreak, and despondency that comes with […]
You may have heard of Afrikan Boy (real name Olushola Ajose) either from his collaborations with M.I.A. (“Hussel” or “Paper Planes” Remix) or his surprise hit “Lidl”, but there’s much more music by this artist. Ajose’s sound is a juxtaposition of Grime, Hip-Hop, Afrobeats, World Sounds, even Bassline […]
Denzel Curry today releases his fourth studio album titled ZUU, an album filled with loud, bass-heavy, brash production akin to the heyday of the Miami music scene from the 1980s. With a Chevy Impala and a late-80s-slash-early-90s logo (some say it resembles Poison Clan’s logo) even the album […]
Forming like a contemporary Boot Camp Clik, the super-group Beast Coast (consisting of The Flatbush Zombies, The Underacheivers, and some of the members of Pro Era) today release the album Escape From New York to accompany their tour of the same name. The term “Beast Coast” has been […]
Live Fast Die Whenever is the latest release from the $uicideboy$, this time with Blink-182 member Travis Barker and some help by Munky of Korn-fame. This EP is thankfully much more focussed than their debut studio album I Want To Die In New Orleans and I’m pleased to […]
There’s no doubt that Guy Ritchie’s films have been hit and miss; there was of course the classics Lock, Stock, And Two Smoking Barrels and Snatch and there was the average-and-overrated Sherlock Holmes but there was also the downright terrible Swept Away and King Arthur. Seemingly abandoning tales […]
John Wick (now retroactively titled John Wick: Chapter 1) is an extremely overrated film. Released in 2014, it answered the question: what would it look like if a stuntman made a movie? Directed by stunt-guy Chad Stahelski and written by Derek Kolstad (who was also responsible for mediocre […]