Review: Ivy & DJ Bill-E Bob – Fireflies

There's a war going on inside nobodies safe from. Every person struggles with demons and internal chaos, often with abuse, conscience, fears, and even our blessings. For Las Vegas emcee Ivy, the struggle to suppress this internal war has gone on for years, choosing to self-medicate with drugs and music to calm the voices in... Continue Reading →

Review: Vic Smith – Mamie Lewis

"Slim chances, need answers, all in my feelings Mamie Lewis made me do it..." - Almost Lost When an emcee steps into the booth, it's like they become Superman, but alter egos have problems too. They can either grow to meet the pressure or succumb to it. Seeing that potential and failing to live up... Continue Reading →

Review: PH8L – Since 1985

For those who grew up during the Golden Era of Hip-Hop, the art and culture left a valuable imprint on the young minds of emcees today. PH8L is one of those emcees, who's Chicago roots infused his soul with the urban culture that now permeates as a pure breed lyricist with extreme mic versatility. "Since... Continue Reading →

Review: Big Skoon – Me & My MPC Vol. 1

In the hip-hop producer community, the Akai MPC is a staple digital audio workstation. Many classic hip-hop beats used this software to allow beatmakers to chop up samples and create percussions without instruments, or a studio. In the 80s and 90s, the MPC influenced a renaissance within hip-hop by allowing producers to take classic songs... Continue Reading →

Review: Tru Judah – I’M FREE

"This ain't no church talk, man fuck your preacher" - I'M FREE Hebrew Israelite? Have we heard this term before? Oh yes, back in 2017, where Kendrick Lamar's DAMN album alludes to an esoteric lineage of black American's considered by many to be the original people of Israel. Kendrick, historians, and scholars have inspired this... Continue Reading →

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