Emcee

2013’s Best: Nova’s Top Albums

I’m really sorry that I’ve neglected you this year, hip-hop.  New waves of UK dance pop, PBR’n’B, and the budding chill-trap movement have distracted me from my deep roots with you.  Songs by French Montana and 2 Chainz were shrug-while-fist-twisting worthy when I was at the club, but it made me cringe when I realized […]

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Emcee

2013’s Best: Sash’s Top Hip Hop Songs

2013 was an interesting year for Hip-Hop. Aside from it being the year of the mixtape, a number of major Hip-Hop singles came out this year, pleasing both older and younger generations of fans. This year, more than any other, we were able to witness an interesting juxtaposition of releases from Hip-Hop’s veteran and rookie […]

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Emcee, Media

Jam On It: Pusha T ft. Kendrick Lamar – Nosetalgia

  King Push has long been known to be one of the best to do coke rap.  His latest drop, “Nosetalgia”, pretty much upholds that title.  Featuring the current poster boy for vicious guest verses, Kendrick Lamar, the track is a perfect example of how both can equally body a beat.  With Pusha T already […]

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Emcee, Issues

Jam On It: Jonwayne – “Notes to Myself”

Fundamentals. They’re necessary in all aspects of life; from work, to sports, to relationships, to, of course, music. Lately I’ve been going back to the basics, and craving some fundamental solid flows and sweet beats. As we all know, cravings don’t go away, which is why I was pleased to find this new track from […]

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