Issue 57

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.

The Donald Trump Year

The Donald Trump year is about to end. Donald has reached the front pages each and every other day. He even had an impact on hip hop by being referenced to in multiple songs. Kanye also connected with Trump which stirred up major news articles and debates online. Anyhow… the newsletter is introduced by something …

Young Rappers

It’s 2018 and I’m eager to release more this year. I look forward to a lot o new hip hop from old as well as new artists. Let’s start this new year with a few younger ones. Speaking of young rappers, can you guess who’s on the header image? Til’ next time! Derez Deshon While …

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 …

Cover Art

We’re back! I’ve been on trips around Europe, hence the delay. Leaving again in a few days. Still at it though. The Spotify playlist is always updated each Friday. Anyhow… The theme this week is cover art. I met the author to Damn Son Where Did You Find This which interviews the top 5 artists of hip hop cover arts. Incredibly interesting to …

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 …

England vs. America

The theme this week is England versus America. The english rap scene, the grime scene, has been growing in popularity in recent years. We got two young rappers who has been getting a lot of radio attention versus a newcomer in America and a more experienced one. What’s your favourite scene? J Hus calls himself a “doughnut …