The homie was talking earlier about the older cats embracing the new generation of talent. And there’s no bigger case here than the recent pairing of Eminem and gone-too-soon Juice WRLD on “Godzilla”. We often deride the current hip-hop flagbearers and point at their lack of rapping skills, which they make up for with other...Continue reading
The plan was to follow-up on a wink and release this last Sunday. But then the notifications on my phone delivered the devastating Kobe news and I’ve been out of sorts ever since. In my grief, I’m trying to honor my idol and the best way to do so might be to key into his...Continue reading
We conclude our playlist series of 2019 faves here. It should be clear by now that there was a lot of music to take in. Collectively, it was also a good way to get an idea of the major tides last year. Indeed, the songs we liked reflected the continuous shift towards a more (genre)...Continue reading
It’s been a while since I made a playlist to put the spotlight on rapping mastery. Just like the previous time, I’ve made my pick at random from a large and growing pool of joints that I feel feature supreme displays of rapping. Take a listen, and smile. I bet you will concur!Continue reading
You gotta love it when circumstances conspire for good playlist material! And ain’t it always dope to kick off the week on a high!? Here, we lift off with J. Cole, his Dreamville acolyte Lute, his fellow North Carolinian DaBaby, and an uncredited Kendrick Lamar on the blazing “Under the Sun”, the latest single off...Continue reading
GIMS was widely known as a great rapper and made his bones within the super talented Sexion d’Assaut rap group. Nowadays, GIMS has been on a sustained assault at pop notoriety and having undoubtedly conquered the French (current and former) territories, his sights are firmly trained on the rest of the World. To that end,...Continue reading
I was all set up for a pretty standard playlist bookended by a short film starring Cassie (because… Cassie). But then there were the BET Awards Cyphers… The Eminem freestyle in particular. Enjoy!