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XXXTENTACION: A REMEMBRANCE

  Artist. Rapper. Rockstar. Savior. Inspiration. Therapist. These are all words that could have been used to describe Jahseh Onfroy, also known as XXXTentacion. This is certainly not the first time you are reading or hearing about his death, but I really wanted to write an article about his life and the influence he had on the hip hop scene as we know it today. … Continue reading XXXTENTACION: A REMEMBRANCE

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TOP 5 RAPPERS WHO SHOULD HAVE BEEN ON THE 2018 XXL FRESHMAN COVER

Let me go ahead and preface this by saying that Lil Skies, Jay Critch, Rich the Kid, 6ix9ine, Juice WRLD or Lil Baby will not be included because of denying the cover or blowing up too quickly, even though I think all of those rappers should have been on it. The long awaited 2018 XXL Freshman Cover issue finally dropped… and I, just like many … Continue reading TOP 5 RAPPERS WHO SHOULD HAVE BEEN ON THE 2018 XXL FRESHMAN COVER

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KANYE WEST & KID CUDI “KIDS SEE GHOSTS” ALBUM REVIEW

Kanye is really good at making us wait for albums, especially since this one wasn’t officially released on streaming services until about 10 am this morning, despite it being promised last night. Anyways, Kanye threw another listening party similar to the one he did for ye, except this one was actually set around a huge fire in a ghost town giving it a spooky feeling … Continue reading KANYE WEST & KID CUDI “KIDS SEE GHOSTS” ALBUM REVIEW

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THE MIND OF 2018 MAC MILLER

693fd72afa7e7a49-MACMILLER---7Mac Miller, Larry Fisherman and Malcolm McCormick are all back to give the people what they didn’t know they needed. I’m not sure what’s up with artists going on long, silent breaks these days but it seems to be a more common theme. It makes for a great surprise when they return from hiding though and Mac Miller definitely falls under this category. Mac isn’t active on any social media whatsoever, except to release music, so he could be stranded on an island for all we know. However, with the sudden emergence of this triple release, clearly Mac is making some real good music wherever he is at. Continue reading “THE MIND OF 2018 MAC MILLER”

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KEEP AN EYE ON J.I.D

If you haven’t listened to J.I.D before, you are honestly doing yourself a disservice. J.I.D, or Destin Route, is a 27 year old rapper from Atlanta and his come up has been real unique to say the least. Currently signed to Dreamville Records while appearing at festivals like Rolling Loud, collaborating with artists such as 6LACK and J Cole, making audio appearances on Donald Glover’s Atlanta, and  is a confirmed member of the 2018 XXL Freshman Cover, there is no doubt J.I.D is in the peak of his come up right now.DMebA9fV4AAeWdq Continue reading “KEEP AN EYE ON J.I.D”