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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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Nas – Life Is Good Review

July 25, 2012 4:00 pm1 comment
Nas – Life Is Good Review

In August 2011, Nas released ‘Nasty’ as the lead single for his new project Life Is Good. The track showcased a veteran rapper still hungry to demonstrate his skills; the freewheeling, hook-less virtuoso performance reminding listeners of an artist still desperate to top the classic Illmatic. Then all went quiet. Fans had to […]

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Nas – HMV Picture House, Edinburgh 26/06/12

July 3, 2012 5:11 pm0 comments
Nas – HMV Picture House, Edinburgh 26/06/12

Stepping onto the stage, hip hop godfather Nas was greeted by the enthusiastic, sweltering crowd packed into the HMV Picture House. Wrapped in a jumper promoting his unreleased album Life Is Good, the rapper opened with a raucous rendition of ‘Hip Hop Is Dead’, the track brought to life by the […]

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50 Cent – The Lost Tape (Mixtape Review)

May 25, 2012 2:40 pm0 comments
50 Cent – The Lost Tape (Mixtape Review)

50 Cent finds himself at a crossroads in his career. With his popularity on the wane and people already forgetting about an increasingly delayed studio album, the New York rapper releases the free DJ Drama hosted The Lost Tape in order to appease impatient fans. Does the project manage to […]

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