album review

All You Need To Know About Hov’s ‘4:44’

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In recent years, it’s been rare to hear a track with JAY-Z on it. So, when 4:44 dropped last night, many in the Hip-Hop world tuned in. Hov’s thirteenth studio album may be his last and it showcases some of his musical excellence. However, it’s an album that requires several listens to understand everything he’s discussing. Fully […]

Review: Syd’s First Solo Album, “Fin” is Humbly Satisfying

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Syd delivers and she’s more confident than she’s ever been. The Internet, whose music has evolved across several different hip hop platforms, from the group’s very first project, Purple Naked Ladies in 2011, to their impeccable comeback on 2015’s Ego Death, has toyed with individual projects since October of last year. “More than anything you’ll see what […]

Take The ‘Stairs’ To Dubai With Brooklyn’s G4SHi

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In a cultural landscape desperately seeking authenticity, talent and genuine passion, Brooklyn’s G4SHi is leading a revolution entirely his own, with both middle fingers up and his signature gold-adorned grin gleaming. Unapologetically himself, the young musician has fought battles and overcome challenges that permanently separate him from the pack, drawing from his experiences to help […]

Review: “Diamond Mind” EP By Pearl Gates

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With Diamond Mind, the ambitious debut EP of newcomer Pearl Gates, the rapper succeeds in introducing his well-rounded nature as a taste-making musician. He also surrounds himself with the best company, including guest appearances from acts like Masta Ace, Wordsworth and Khrysis of Justus League (9th Wonder). Hailing from Washington Heights, Gates released his first mixtape A Star In […]