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Making Yams Proud
7.8
7 months ago

Making Yams Proud

By  •  Reviews, Music

When thinking of Harlem rap collective, A$AP Mob, a few words come to mind: Brash. Flamboyant. Talented. Organized.

When digging deeper and considering the death of the Mob’s co-founder, friend …
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Nav: Worthy of co-signs
8 months ago

Nav: Worthy of co-signs

By  •  Tracks, Music

Rexdale rapper/producer, Nav, is on the come up. Speculations point to him being an XO-affiliate, and he’s earned many notable industry co-signs. On his new single, the artist paints muddy …
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Defying genres, generations
8 months ago

Defying genres, generations

The future of music is unpredictable, but at the same time it’s all around us in the present. Within the realm of urban music right now we’re able to uncover …
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Danny Brown gets psychedelic
8 months ago

Danny Brown gets psychedelic

Through the lens of a VHS camcorder, Danny Brown releases his hallucinogenic lyric video for Atrocity Exhibition posse-cut “Really Doe” featuring a star-studded line up of Ab-Soul, Earl Sweatshirt and …
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Skepta’s double Halloween treat
8 months ago

Skepta’s double Halloween treat

This Halloween, north London grime veteran Skepta released two new songs. One called “No Security” (Halloween Sound) and the other called “Worst,” feat. south London emcees, Section Boyz.

“No Security,” …
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Kevin Gates: Against the Odds
9 months ago

Kevin Gates: Against the Odds

Kevin Gates is no stranger to the rap game. Over the span of 10 years, he built and maintained a steady following in his hometown of Baton Rouge, Louisiana with …
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’90s Soul: Bringing That Ol’ Thing Back
9 months ago

’90s Soul: Bringing That Ol’ Thing Back

It’s been 20 years since Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite came out. As a millennial, I grew up with two parents who were huge music heads, so you can imagine both …
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BJ the Chicago Kid: Soul Brother
9 months ago

BJ the Chicago Kid: Soul Brother

The dark, intimate space of Toronto’s Velvet Underground fills rapidly as fans draped in their finest Topshop-esque, grunge-chic apparel arrive for a performance from BJ the Chicago Kid. From the minimalistic …
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EPMD: Still in Business
10 months ago

EPMD: Still in Business

1987 was a phenomenal year for hip-hop. While on the east coast Public Enemy, Boogie Down Productions and Eric B. & Rakim were draining D batteries in boomboxes, N.W.A, Too …
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Emerging from Drake’s Shadow
6.5
10 months ago

Emerging from Drake’s Shadow

By  •  Reviews, Music

Prior to the unveiling of his third studio album, P3, Canadian singer, songwriter and producer PARTYNEXTDOOR kicked off the year by helping pen the infectious chart-topping single “Work”. The track …
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