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 feel like this playlist is best represented by the song “Magnificent” by JD Era, the third track here. It’s clear, concise lyricism over beats that complement by matching the intensity of the rhyme slayers. These songs made me pay attention to what was being said; the slick shit, the witty lines, capped with either...Continue reading
When the rap duo City Girls released their album (Girl Code) late last year, they validated the hype that surrounded them after their star turn on a certain ubiquitous Drake single. “Act Up” is only the second Girl Code single, which is understandable given how popular the first was; and also how they’ve been handicapped...Continue reading
There’s an undeniable beauty when a rapper, no matter his calibre, goes off and gets in the booth just to kick rhymes with abandon. That is the beauty that I’ve tried to showcase with this playlist. These might not be the featured artists’ best songs ever but them shits is hard.
If I had to tell you about hip-hop, then it would go a little like this…
Enjoy your power workout. Now get to it!
With the situation in Zimbabwe reaching a breaking point, I couldn’t avoid reminiscing of the years we have spent there, particularly Harare; back then things were still going relatively well… I’ll forever be thankful to that country for everything that I saw, discovered and lived there. Harare is forever in my heart… Enjoy!Continue reading