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The Kanye Conundrum

November 3, 2014 4:39 pm0 comments
The Kanye Conundrum

Kanye West, modern music’s ultimate polariser of opinion. Is he driven by genius or is he tainted by arrogance? Is he a supreme forward thinker or is he falling off? Is he Hip Hop’s premier torch bearer or is he leading us towards our genre’s damnation? Is he the man […]

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Eminem – Marshall Mathers LP II: The Extended Review

December 5, 2013 1:42 pm1 comment
Eminem – Marshall Mathers LP II: The Extended Review

Marshall Mathers LP, the one that became a classic and represented what the hip-hop / rap industry should’ve been. The genre returned to the hood, once Eminem picked up the mic. Released in 2000, MMLP introduced content that was overwhelming with controversy. It showcased conflicts conjured from his personal life […]

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Ill Manored Streets Of London City

June 1, 2013 8:18 pm0 comments
Ill Manored Streets Of London City

Living in central London, you start to get used to the lifestyle it offers. Whether it’s the cockney rhyming slang always at the end of your tongue, the hoody you wear on your back, or the rainy weather we, as Londoners, love to hate! London has a lot to offer. […]

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The Rise of Female Rappers

May 29, 2013 2:03 pm1 comment
The Rise of Female Rappers

Female Rappers, what took so long? Since Hip-hop’s inception in the 1970’s, the air waves of urban radio stations littered across America were heavily influenced by the intellectual musings of Public Enemy and Ice-T. These, in turn, directly influenced bigger names such as LL Cool J, Notorious B.I.G and Nas, […]

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Baby Mama Drama: Call A Babysitter, Not A Rapper!

January 28, 2013 12:24 pm0 comments
Baby Mama Drama: Call A Babysitter, Not A Rapper!

I never realised how true and significant a statement: ‘Ignorance is bliss’ can be. As part of the hip-hop community, we prepare ourselves for ignorance at its core. It irritates hip-hop listeners, or at least find it amusing, whilst it’s a rapper’s strongest weapon. Unfortunately, people often associate hip-hop with […]

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ASAP Rocky – Live.Love.A$AP – Mixtape Review

August 22, 2012 6:00 pm0 comments
ASAP Rocky – Live.Love.A$AP – Mixtape Review

ASAP Rocky exploded onto the rap scene in the summer of 2011, with his two music videos ‘Peso’ and ‘Purple Swag’ racking up millions of hits on YouTube. Due to the huge amount of hype and excitement created by these internet tracks, he landed a $3 million record deal. Live.Love.A$AP […]

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2 Chainz – ‘Based On A T.R.U Story’ Album Review

August 21, 2012 8:00 pm0 comments
2 Chainz – ‘Based On A T.R.U Story’ Album Review

It has been a good year for 2 Chainz. Musically active since the mid 90’s, his previous ‘Tity Boi’ stage name proved to be a hindrance, while his Playaz Circle group attained middling success through the early 2000’s. A quick change of moniker and Tauheed Epps has suddenly become one of […]

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ALBUM REVIEW – Rick Ross – ‘God Forgives, I Don’t’

August 3, 2012 12:00 pm0 comments
ALBUM REVIEW – Rick Ross – ‘God Forgives, I Don’t’

There are few more polarising figures in the world of hip hop than Rick Ross. Some see him as a fraudulent, pathological liar occupying a false position at the head of the hip hop table while others admire his quality output, unafraid to praise the self proclaimed ‘Bawse’ of the […]

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