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 …

Drugs

I was truly saddened by the news that Fredo Santana passed away the other day. We also had Lil Peep who left us recently. There’s been a few rappers that have died from drug abuse throughout the years. It’s also clear that a lot of rappers fall ill personally and professionally because of abusing drugs. …

Ty Dolla Sign

The theme this week is spotlight: Ty Dolla $ign. Thought I’d switch from 4 tracks to feature an artist and another side of him. It feels like he’s mainly seen when he’s being featured on a pop song (like Work From Home by Fifth Harmony). But he’s been releasing quality content for many years. He also released an album …

New Styles

The theme this week is new styles. These artists bring the current most popular styles in hip hop. Rich got the trap triplet flow (like Migos), K.A.A.N comes with the combined bars with added speed in the flow. Smokepurpp brings the huge trend with lo-fi beats and chopping flow (like Lil Pump, XXXTentacion, Skimask, etc.) and KYLE …

No Rest

The theme this week is no rest. As a musician, you’ll have to keep your audience happy by releasing new albums, EPs, LPs, singles, features and what not. The amount of mixtapes and albums that are released each year is mental. Kevin Gates releasing an album from prison is a proof of how hungry the audience is, …