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Gen Z tries to cancel Eminem

Gen Z tries to cancel Eminem

Casey McCabe, Editor March 25, 2021

In the hip-hop community there exist a few consensuses: Jay-Z paved the way for Kanye; Biggie and Pac are perhaps two of the best lyricists of all time; and above all, Eminem is un-cancelable. Since his...

Only The Family & Lil Durk Present: Loyal Bros

Only The Family & Lil Durk Present: Loyal Bros

Casey McCabe, Editor March 24, 2021

On March 5th, 2021, Lil Durk and the rap collective Only The Family (OTF) released their fourth full length project “Loyal Bros.” Debuting at number 12 on the Billboard 200 Chart, the album features...

The Return of Bobby Shmurda

The Return of Bobby Shmurda

Casey McCabe, Editor March 10, 2021

On Tuesday, February 23rd 2021 Bobby Shmurda real name Ackquille Jean Pollard was released from Clinton County Correctional Facility on parole. Incarcerated since December of 2014, Bobby has spent much...

Artist Profile: Toosii

Artist Profile: Toosii “the hottest new artist in the world”

Casey McCabe, Editor February 24, 2021

Hailing from Syracuse New York, Toosii, real name Nau’Jour Grainger, is one of the hottest new talents out in 2021. At the age of 13 a young Grainger moved to Raleigh North Carolina. In an exclusive...

Pooh Shiesty & 1017 Records Present: Shiesty Season

Pooh Shiesty & 1017 Records Present: Shiesty Season

Casey McCabe, Editor February 10, 2021

On February 5th 2021 up and coming Memphis rapper Pooh Shiesty, real name Lontrell Williams, released his debut mixtape; “Shiesty Season.” Coming in at 17 tracks, for a total playtime of just under...

President Donald Trump, hip hop head or clout chaser?

President Donald Trump, hip hop head or clout chaser?

Casey McCabe, Editor January 28, 2021

On January 20th, 2021, Donald Trump left the White House for the last time and the peaceful transfer of power to President Joe Biden was completed. Before leaving office, however, 45 decided to pardon...

Remembering Jarad Anthony Higgins: A Year Without Juice Wrld

Remembering Jarad Anthony Higgins: A Year Without Juice Wrld

Casey McCabe, Editor December 8, 2020

On December 8th 2019, Jarad Anthony Higgins, a.k.a. Juice Wrld, died due to a tragic drug overdose in his hometown of Chicago Illinois. Juice was 21 years old when he passed, but his impact on the music...

Future & Lil Uzi Vert Present: Pluto X Baby Pluto, an Interstellar Trap Voyage

Future & Lil Uzi Vert Present: Pluto X Baby Pluto, an Interstellar Trap Voyage

Casey McCabe, Editor December 1, 2020

On November 13th, 2020, Future and Lil Uzi Vert released their debut collaborative album, “Pluto X Baby Pluto,” named for the two’s respective nicknames. The highly anticipated project debuted at...

Remembering King Von, Dead at 26

Remembering King Von, Dead at 26

Casey McCabe, Editor November 9, 2020

On November 6th 2020 King Von, real name Dayvon Daquan Bennett, was shot and killed in Atlanta Georgia outside of a hookah lounge and nightclub. On the night of the 5th Von and his entourage frequented...

Artist Profile-Tayy Brown

Artist Profile-Tayy Brown

Casey McCabe, Editor November 6, 2020

2020 has been a terrific year for hip-hop in general with numerous highly anticipated projects delivered to fans. One artist who has had a great year, but hasn’t received the attention he deserves is...

21 Savage and Metro Boomin present: Savage Mode II, a modern masterpiece

21 Savage and Metro Boomin present: Savage Mode II, a modern masterpiece

Casey McCabe, Editor October 21, 2020

On October 2nd, 2020, 21 Savage and Metro Boomin released the highly anticipated follow up to their 2016 collaboration Savage Mode. Savage Mode II is the third project brought to us by 21 Savage and Metro...

Album Review: Machine Gun Kelly's Tickets to my Downfall is not a show to miss

Album Review: Machine Gun Kelly’s Tickets to my Downfall is not a show to miss

Casey McCabe, Editor October 8, 2020

On September 25th, 2020 Machine Gun Kelly, stylized “MGK'' released his fifth full-length studio album titled Tickets to my Downfall. The album, consisting of 15 tracks with a total of 13 true songs...

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