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Posted on February 5th, 2016
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Staff Editor
Isn't 2016 starting off great? With a bunch of new music dropping from the top artists, beefs being started and squashed, festivals being announced, and more, the hip-hop game is exciting right now. Today alone, we heard new projects from Wiz Khalifa, Majid Jordan, Young...
Posted on January 29th, 2016
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Staff Editor
Hip-hop has been rather exciting this week. We had Wiz Khalifa battle Kanye West battle Amber Rose via Twitter; Rihanna let loose her blazing new single "Work," in addition to her highly anticipated album ANTi, which has already gone platinum; B.o.B questioned whether or...
Posted on January 28th, 2016
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Lupe LLerenas
Some artists pride themselves as brand names. Rihanna, in particular, is a powerful enterprise. The Barbados pop star is a singer, entrepreneur, and actress, but don't get it twisted - Rihanna is most definitely a music artist first. So what happens when an unstoppable...
Posted on January 28th, 2016
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Akaash Sharma
Ask a handful of J. Cole fans why he’s their favorite rapper and you might just get a different answer every single time. The consistent theme will be how identifiable he is and his genuine drive to spread happiness and positivity. Although 2015 was the year that these...
Posted on January 21st, 2016
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Breanna Chi'anne
We live in a generation of diversity. Through the decades of growth, hip-hop has evolved into something that is praised by some, but shamed by others. With that being said, we ask, "What exactly is good music?" Depending on where your music taste is from, "good music" can...
Posted on January 20th, 2016
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Lindsey India
The year was 1996, and New York City could not have been placed in a higher regard as far as the hip hop community. Sure, this was a time when music streaming was a figment of imagination, forcing record sales to sky rocket in today’s comparison, and the Godfathers of rap...
Rihanna - Anti
Posted on January 19th, 2016
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Lupe LLerenas
Rihanna’s fans have been waiting eternity (three years) her eighth studio album, and there’s no doubting that the anticipation is running low. The last time we heard of how amazing RiRi sounded was in “B**ch Better Have My Money, which dominated the charts. And lets...
future drops new mixtape purple reign
Posted on January 18th, 2016
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Akaash Sharma
While Monster 2, Beast Mode 2 and Ape Sh!t have all been rumoured for a long while now, we’re never certain about what is going to come from Future and his camp next. The only true promise is that material is being recorded all the time and we can only hope that every so...
Posted on January 16th, 2016
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Lupe LLerenas
It’s been more than a decade since Aaliyah Haughton's life was claimed in a plane crash in 2001, at the tender age of 22. Today would have marked the R&B singer’s 37th birthday. She made a name for herself as the princess of R&B and rose to the top of the...
Posted on January 12th, 2016
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Lupe LLerenas
And just like that, it’s a new year! 2015 brought us tons of great music from the rap world thanks to likes of Drake, Future, Fetty Wap, etc., as well as a sort of re-birth of R&B thanks to The Weeknd, Chris Brown, Bryson Tiller and more. However, with the new year...
Posted on January 8th, 2016
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Lupe LLerenas
There’s no doubting that 2015 has arguably become one of the best years in hip hop, as some of our favorite artists released projects filled with brand new music. While we got our hands on tons of greatness, we were still left hanging waiting on a few more artists to...
Posted on January 7th, 2016
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Lupe LLerenas
Throughout the years, controversy surrounding hip hop music and its culture has been in the forefront of the media. From the hype of the East Coast and West Coast rivalry, to the critics who are quick to point out rap's violent lyrics, it's been a topic of discussion. When...
Posted on December 30th, 2015
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Staff Editor
2015 is almost officially over and what year it was for music. We saw some incredible releases these past 12 months and enough breaking news to last us for decades to come. Justin Bieber made an epic return to the game and reclaimed his number 1 spot, Adele's new album 25...
Posted on December 29th, 2015
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Staff Editor
The year is coming to a close and a decade from now, we'll be calling 2015 one of the best years hip-hop's ever had. We saw an enormous amount of albums/songs be released, beef was re-ignited in more ways than one, new dance crazes and earth-shattering movies were...
Posted on December 15th, 2015
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Akaash Sharma
It’s been over a year since Royce Da 5’9 and DJ Premier teamed up as PRhyme to release their self-titled debut album, and they’re still the topic of conversation amongst many Rap circles. In the digital age where fans are losing the ability to pay attention to albums...