Banger Era

I remember 2013-2014 when there was a release each week that had a new track that was 100% made to be a “banger” and nothing else. Like the tracks stated in the subtitle, all of these (and more), were dropped in a period where everyone wanted to take the #1 radio spot. I believe this …

That ONE Album

It got a bit critical in the previous newsletter. Rightfully so, I would like to add. When I collected all albums of 2018 to create a list of the top ones, I can’t really say there’s that one album that really stood out. Not like previous years, where we’ve received classics like To Pimp A Butterfly, etc. There’s …

Closing 2018

We’re closing 2018 shortly. I thought I’d summarize the year with a short series of the best tracks of 2018. I’ve decided to start off with the best young artists this year. Let’s go! 6LACK He has kept releasing quality music the past years. He has just put out an album that has gone big. …

Art form

Hip hop is an art form in itself. It’s reflecting personal thoughts. Or someone’s mood. Or a generation. It can paint a picture of something with so little; a couple of rhymes. Wu-Tang Clan did a brave move a couple of years ago. They made a case for hip hop being a fine art form, by …

Active

There’s a lot happening in hip hop nowadays. Perhaps because we’re exposed to it more. I suppose it’s because that hip hop generally have popular artists that are very young today. Young rappers are ridiculously active on social media such as Twitter and Instagram and the hip hop magazines are just having a field days …

Green

It’s the last days of summer, so it’s a perfect time to promote the color green. It’s a reference to the synonym to youthand young. The featured artists this newsletter has a low average age, hence the topic. Overall, it’s been an insane amount of hip hop that has been released this year so far, and more is to come.  …