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 …

Your Favourite Rapper

The theme this week is your favourite. A classic conversation when discussing rap/hip hop as a genre is to crown a “Top 5” of ones favourite rappers. Can’t say I feel the same conversation is as co-occurance in other genres. Maybe because rap is more of a one man show and hence easier to name a specific …

Get Famous

The theme this week is to get famous. After years of hard work, a small clique of artists manage to break through the clutter and gain enough followers to reach radio, playlists and fame. Some hip hop producers get famous by DJing at strip clubs, some by actually being the next track that is automatically playing after …

Self Produced

This weeks theme is self produced. It’s common to work with different producers and create different synergies between rapper and producer. That’s one thing I like with hip hop. But I also appreciate when the rappers produce themselves; it usually feels like there’s a greater connection between the track and the rap style. The rappers this week …