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Posts Tagged ‘rap’

Chris Ellenwood: “Panic Room EP” – a carousel of razor-sharp sonic sensibilities

The “Panic Room EP” is the kind of record you need a few plays through to fully appreciate. A lot of people are going to sleep on it. Unfortunately. Because this is nothing short of a pure little masterpiece, effect...


Earl Adamant Allen: “Can’t Get Enough” – the kind of calm demeanor you don’t see with many a rapper

Listen to the latest track “Can’t Get Enough” by Earl Adamant Allen while you’re reading this. Do you hear that? It’s innovation in hip-hop. Adamant is a mic controller if there ever was one. His songs...



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AKASH: “Rooftop Vibes” – Fueled by his consistently infectious delivery

AKASH is an 18-year-old Indian Hip-Hop/Pop artist from New Jersey who a couple of months back rolled out his 10 track album “Rooftop Vibes”. AKASH penned all the tracks and called in a crew of talented producers including D...



Marcus Alexander: “Suited Up Vol.1” – decidedly old school, which is always a breath of fresh air

Marcus Alexander is a Puerto Rican Hip hop artist, actor, voiceover talent and event host from Chicago, IL. He has had many of his songs played on Jamie Foxx’s Sirius XM Radio Station “The Foxxhole”, and his last mixtape ...


DMH: “Str8 Barz” is littered with small details both in production and song-writing

Deundra Hill aka DMH, from Kosciusko MS, is the eldest of three kids. He was raised in Mississippi but traveled a lot because his father was in the navy. Hill, who has been rapping since the age of 10, has just dropped the sing...



“HAZEY (The EP)” maintains an uncompromising identity

Hazey aka Yung Doowee is a 19 year old producer and artist from Dallas, Texas. He moved to Portland 2 years ago and has devoted himself to his music. His latest EP release is the 10 track self-titled “HAZEY (The EP)”. Hazey...


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Flexico Deeskie: ‘Leanin’’ – emphasis on a positive attitude and grinding

Flexico Deeskie comes out of Dallas, TX, to where he moved from Kansas City, MO, in 2005. Fresh on the grid, he became an active artist in July of this year, and has been steadily dropping singles to build his catalog and fan b...


“Trump in the Trunk” – frustrations of a disenfranchised community

From Backwards is a master at creating high quality music with low quality satire. The only thing more surprising than how well those two aspects mesh, is how well he performs them on stage. His genius, however, lies within the...



CALIBINN: “Back At It”ft. ZYDD is not your average rap record

CALIBINN was born in Amman, Jordan. He moved to the Bay Area a few years ago and is based in Oakland. Currently attending the University of California, Berkeley, he has dropped his debut single entitled “Back At It”. CALIBI...


yungsasukewiththeblade: “wash.rinse.repeat.” – a dense existential core

Dillon Johnson a.k.a yungsasukewiththeblade (yung sasuke with the blade) is a 20-year-old hip hop artist from the St. Louis area. He started making music to deal with his own demons and now continues to help others feel as thou...