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. …

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.  …

2017 – Year In Review

We’re back! Again! I believe it’s time to summarize the year that went by. There’s a lot of great “Best Tracks of 2017” floating around, so I thought I’d just point out a couple of highlights for me. Brockhampton I can’t keep track of the amount of times I’ve mentioned Brockhampton, but they’ve literally saturated the …

Under 33

The theme this week is under 33. I can’t stand the lists that are just even numbers like “Most Famous Under 20”. We need to stop the OCD of even numbers. Anyhow. These guys are relatively young. The industry doesn’t really keep the older rappers in focus. It’s a genre for young artists. Of course, some keep …

The Birth of Hip Hop

The theme this week is the birth of hip hop. It’s a special day. The 11th of August in 1973 DJ Kool Herc held a party where he mixed tracks together to create the first hip hop track. One of the tracks he mixed is featured today, Give It Up Or Turnit A Loose. Hip hop has evolved since …