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
It feels like an eternity ago now. Somewhere by the middle of last month, I had carefully planned a run of playlists with the fourth slated for Wednesday…two weeks ago. The day I started to execute was on the fateful May 25th. If I had to narrow down the type of hip-hop records I like...Continue reading
YoungBoy Never Broke Again is an assured big draw whenever he puts something out; The (streaming) numbers are there to back this up! “Make No Sense”, his latest single off of AI YoungBoy 2, will certainly not be an exception. Admittedly, old timers like myself struggle to find a way to relate, but the energy...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
Our French brethen have a saying: “Jamais deux sans trois” (Never two without three). So you best believe I had to crank out another one out! And to sign off, I’ll stick to the rhyme animals and lyrical savages. Recommendations? Why, yes off course! Let me see, there’s Fat Joe & Dre (Family Ties), Griselda...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!