Rap & Hip Hop
J. Cole “The Off-Season” Album Review
Jermaine Cole's sixth studio album might as well be his best-ever album in my book, due to the fact that it sees him reclaim the drive and hunger for the rap game that saw him burst into mainstream hip-hop. Check out "The Off- Season" review here.
Top 10 Battle Rappers From New York City
New York City is home to a lot of battle rap legends. Over the years, many of these talented MCs emerged from Queens, Yonkers, Harlem, Brooklyn, and The Bronx. This list explores the city's current battle rappers, providing a list of where they rank according to public opinion
10 Best Bad Bunny Songs
Bad Bunny has been blowing up the world music scene. Known for Latin trap, reggaeton, and synthwave sounds, check out this Puerto Rican artist's hottest songs. From Billboard awards to Grammy nominations—here are Bad Bunny's most popular collaborations.
New Hip-Hop Artist: L.A.Shawn (LA Boii) Who Is This Upcoming Artist?
My Interview With New Upcoming Hip-Hop/Pop Artist: L.A.Shawn (LA Boii) !!! From music inspirations, to collaborations with Lil Baby and Baby Goth, to fan love and appreciation. Learning something new about this new face in the game! L.A.Shawn (LA Boii), tell me what you think of him!
Is Eminem Bringing Hip Hop Back? The Return of Slim Shady.
Eminem has had a lot going recently. From two new albums to dis tracks he has us on our toes. Instead of evolving rap has been devolving and Eminem is not having it. Are Eminem's new projects living up to his legacy?
A Brief Analysis of Ice Cube's 1993 Classic "What Can I Do?"
This article is a brief analysis of Ice Cube's 1993 classic, "What Can I Do?," which tells Ice Cube's origin story. Read on to learn the hard truths that made Ice Cube the legendary rapper that he is.
15 of the Very Best of Palestinian Hip-Hop Artists
Whether home-grown or from the world diaspora, here are 15 of the very best of Palestinian Hip-Hop artists. Inspired by the great US rap artists and their own musical culture.
Review: Tory Lanez's Mixtapes, "The New Toronto 2" & "Chixtape 4"
Canadian hip-hop artist Tory Lanez kicks off the year with the release of two mixtapes, "The New Toronto 2" and "Chixtape 4"...
Review: T.I.'s Album, "Us Or Else: Letter To The System"
US rapper T.I. revamps a previously-released EP into the politically charged studio album, 'Us Or Else: Letter To The System'...
Review: Little Simz's Album, "Stillness In Wonderland"
London rapper Little Simz deals with the pressures of fame on her second studio album, 'Stillness In Wonderland'...
Review: Kid Cudi's Album, "Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin"
Originally marked for release in September, US recording artist and actor Kid Cudi finally releases his sixth studio album, 'Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin'...
Review: Childish Gambino's Album, "Awaken, My Love!"
Actor Donald Glover showcases his singing skills on a third studio album under the Childish Gambino moniker entitled, ‘Awaken, My Love!’...
Review: A Tribe Called Quest's Album, "We Got It From Here…Thank You 4 Your Service"
Hip-hop legends A Tribe Called Quest drop their final album entitled, 'We Got It From Here…Thank You 4 Your Service’ ...
Review: Emeli Sandé's Album, "Long Live The Angels"
Scottish songstress Emeli Sandé releases her sophomore studio album, 'Long Live The Angels'...
Roy Woods: Young OVO Star Behind The Beautiful Soul-Noir
Roy Woods is signed to OVO. His stunning vocals combined with soft, synth sounds result in beautiful, Jamaican-influenced songs. He is certainly a rising star, comparable to The Weeknd and Drake.
Who Is Hopsin? The Child Actor Who Grew Into a Rapper and Entrepreneur
Hopsin rapidly gained viral success after releasing his "Ill mind 4," but how much do you know about Marcus? Find good Hopsin songs, artists similar to Hopsin, the story of his rise to fame, and more.
How "Talentless" Rapper Pitbull Achieved So Much Success
Pitbull has managed to have a very successful career despite criticism that he isn't talented. So, how did he do it?
How Hip-Hop Music Has Influenced American Culture and Society
Hip-hop is more than a music genre, it is a culture that has shaped America over the past three decades. Read more to find out how hip-hop has influenced society in the United States.