You might have caught your favorite rappers fondly recall his formative years, and linger over about battles and cyphers on corner blocks or high school lunch rooms. Heck, if you’re like me, you may have some of your own stories as well. There’s an unmistakable effervescence to these kind of gatherings. On rare occasions, that...Continue reading
I didn’t foresee going almost a year before revisiting this concept! The good news is that we’re two away from making it a segment on its own. The greater news is that the fourth edition is weeks away. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves — especially when I laced something special in my opinion....Continue reading
The nineties were a special period for me. I have a lot of fond memories and I enjoy taking a music trip down that lane. What’s more, in my gigs, I always elicit a huge delight whenever I do throwbacks to that decade. So, I thought I’d start there for the weekend. These are my...Continue reading
I see no changes wake up in the morning and I ask myselfIs life worth living should I blast myself – Tupac Shakur
It bears repeating that Dreamville’s ROTD3 compilation is absolutely jam-packed! So, it shouldn’t surprise to expect and fete a long rollout of singles. “Down Bad” picks up where the DaBaby-assisted “Under The Sun” left off. There’s NO WAY I’d have been able to sustain the frenetic pace that J. Cole and crew start us 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
High-profile relationships are always susceptible to fissure and break down under the constant glare of public whose opinion is steady-fed and informed by social and traditional media. Pressure can bust pipes, but it can also make diamonds. For Big Sean, it was much of both as he explains on his latest offering, “Single Again”, and...Continue reading
Skepta is fast becoming on of my favorite UK rapper — and that means a lot from a guy that swears by Stormzy and Wretch 32. But, dude has been very impactful with all his releases and appearances ahead of his long-awaited album Ignorance Is Bliss. “Bullet from a Gun” one-ups “Pure Water” and has...
We’ll get to the intro the day after.
This is coming a tad bit late, but this is a DJ R-Tistic mix. (I might be introducing all future DJ R-Tistic posts that way 😅). With the first major (commercial) day of 2019 almost in the book, it’s high time we looked ahead on to the next ten months and make the best of...Continue reading