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 →

The RUNdown – Ep. 8 Feat. OBESE THE PROPHET

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhkIs__TPjU&t=341s Were the Nick Cannon comments about Jews and Whites out of line? Should his interview have been censored? In this episode, Maine emcee/producer Obese The Prophet joins us to discuss Nick Cannon's comments that got him fired from Viacom, changing hiphop scenes and how to get started in a new city, and OTP performs... 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: 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 →

Review: BJoe Steel – Between A Sunrise & A Cemetery

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=36oGr3vYkJU&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3UfTS5xegRiVw2N1MLD5yhzoMuufQYeYBUds0NNA9aDnodVFwV7w2M1-M "Between a Sunrise & a Cemetery" is straight from the underground, but aims to reach a plateau which few emcees who journey can embark. BJoe Steel out of New Mexico catalyzes epic storytelling and cultural lyricism with well-placed penmanship, reminiscent of classic emcees like Slick Rick, Eyedea, MF DOOM, and Rakim, who used these... Continue Reading →

Review: Voxx & the Hound – The Significant Insignificance

Sometimes opposites attract. Voxx & the Hound's first full-length album "The Significant Insignificance" is a collaboration project between two St. Louis underground artists that combines an electronic/hiphop based production from Uncle Skock (The Hound) with the thought-provoking, lyrical content of Baytron (Voxx). While both artists have roots in HipHop, they actually met within the St.... Continue Reading →

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