EDITORIALS, MUSIC

A not-so-brief history on the Ma$e vs. Cam’ron beef

Last Sunday, rappers Ma$e and Cam’ron took to Instagram to announce that they were still good and their recent beef and accompanying disses had been (apparently) just for sport. That night, however, Ma$e went on Funkmaster Flex’s Instagram and appeared to contradict that claim, alleging that he and Cam’ron were “not cool,” and that he […]

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ARTISTS, MUSIC

Anwar releases his relentless new track”RARRI”

St. Louis is always bringing its own flavor to the table. Without an identifiable sound, St. Louis is able to expose the world to music that is rarely comparable to anything else. This is highly exemplified in the young and talented artist, Anwar. His daunting and almost demonic sounding voice delivers a tune that can […]

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ART

Conscious vs. Unconscious Hip-hop, does it matter?

There is no other genre in music that paints a clearer picture on personal struggles and political issues than hip-hop. Artists have been known to grow up from nothing- having to live check to check and create their own income. This gives hip-hop its substance, meaning and relatability. Hip-hop has been a place for young […]

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MUSIC

RADICULE- HIT MY LINE/ONE LAST TIME

Out from the deep depths of NYC comes a talented, young beat-maker that goes by the name of Radicule. His talents deliver a wide variety of lo-fi, vapor-wave, boom bap sounds, continuing to provide vibrant, trippy beats and images for all who indulge. Check out his new track “Hit My Line/One More Time” below.

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ARTISTS, MUSIC

Native Youth – BODY TALK [MUSIC VIDEO]

Indigenous to the city of Miami, alternative R&B singer, Native Youth has delivered a video to her debut track, Body Talk. The track is featured on her debut EP, Polarized. Native Youth takes an unorthodox approach to her R&B singing style, hence the alternative title. She describes herself as alternative because of the way her music blends and […]

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EVENTS, MUSIC, REVIEW

SOUNDSET 10th ANNIVERSARY- FESTIVAL REVIEW

As I walk through the VIP entrance gates, I am instantly engulfed with the powerful aroma of stale marijuana smoke and sweat- I knew I was home. This being my third year in a row attending Soundset, I am holding this years festival to a high standard. Last year featured names like Future, A$AP Rocky, Anderson […]

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ARTISTS, MUSIC

Trill ÀK- “My Queen”

Trill ÀK, an 18 year-old rapper out of North Virginia, drops off a new tune as his biggest hit so far in his young music career in “My Queen”. The beat was inspired by Playboi Carti’s song, “Let it Go”. The track is dedicated to his now, ex-girlfriend which at the time was a girl he […]

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ARTISTS, MUSIC

Sir Adams – “FOREST OF WAVES”

Multi-talented artist, Sir Adams, brings his story-telling abilities to the forefront in his latest single, “Forest of Waves”. He channels producers vi$u, sLoFF, and okio noman to assist him on the production side of the track. Sir Adams is an artist repping Kansas City, Missouri, part of a strong uprising movement that’s flourishing out of the midwest. He […]

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