Here’s a toast to my foolish hopes of seeing the silver lining during corona 🥂 Because in a previous issue I mentioned that we could see more albums during corona because hip hop artists could spend more time in the studio during quarantine — and not go on long live tours (which usually is the reason there’s a delay between albums).
Best time of the year: almost summer. There’s a gap during summer where there’s not as many releases. So the artists release a lot of new music just before summer. They want to get those summer radio plays which is a huge opportunity to make it. This means that all rappers release their best shit in the next 3-4 weeks in hopes to be the summer hits.
Now we’re looking into a new year. For this newsletter, I’ll collect a few artist that I hope to see more of, and that I suspect might take another level up.
Wow! Franklins is back. What made the bear wake up from its pit? Well, truth be told, it’s no new young artist, crazy revelation about a new genre or similar. It’s because of two topics: Kanye West and Future’s Monster
Following hip hop is like following a super eventful drama / action tv show. There’s just so much happening — and most of the happenings are absolutely crazy. What I love about hip hop is that it’s so personal. As a comparison: when you watch and follow football, you get some interviews and hear comments from …