Entries tagged with "Opinion"

21 Savage Has No Reason to Apologize for All the “Soft Ass N****s” from Atlanta

By Kenan Draughorne | Posted September 22, 2017
Ultra-masculine rappers have always ruled hip-hop, but the tide is turning.

Review: Rapsody’s ‘Laila’s Wisdom’ is a Gorgeous Panorama of the Modern-Day Black Woman

By Yoh | Posted September 21, 2017
The Roc Nation emcee's new album, 'Laila’s Wisdom' is the black soul sister that hip-hop has been missing.

Matt Ox’s Manager Responded to Our Article About His Major Label Deal

By DJ Z | Posted September 21, 2017
"We got a great deal because of our business, not internet bullshit."
Tags: Opinion

How Logic’s “1-800-273-8255” Taught Me to Be Less Skeptical of “Wokeness”

By Hershal Pandya | Posted September 20, 2017
If the net effect of an artist's music is positive, why are we often so quick to be snarky about it?
Tags: Logic, Opinion
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How Earl Sweatshirt Taught Me to Overcome My Insecurities

By Yoh | Posted September 20, 2017
No emcee has better captured the feeling of being devoured by your own thoughts than Earl Sweatshirt.

20 Best Hip-Hop and R&B Albums of 2017 (So Far), Ranked (Pt. 2)

By Brendan V | Posted September 19, 2017
We look forward to you voicing your complaints. Again.

JAY-Z, “Empire State of Mind” & the Power of Time & Place on Music

By Brendan V | Posted September 16, 2017
Hov's performance at The Meadows was as beautiful and clichéd a moment as I’ve ever witnessed in my life.

Has Lil Uzi Vert Already Peaked? Why His Greatest Strength Might Be His Biggest Weakness

By Ryan "SamuRy" Payan | Posted September 15, 2017
The superstar rapper's approach to making music is a double-edged sword.

Open Mike Eagle, milo & How Urgency is Empowering Rap Writing

By Donna-Claire Chesman | Posted September 15, 2017
How three rappers are capturing the need and necessity to write by bringing urgency to their raps.

Lil Wayne’s ‘Tha Carter III’ Isn’t a Classic Album, But It Could Have Been

By Yoh | Posted September 12, 2017
Classic or not, we won't ever have to rewrite the greatness that is the era of Weezy.
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