Album Review: Kushthegreat, ‘Digital Romance’

Posted: March 28th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Albums, Independent, Reviews | Tags: , , | No Comments » In an increasing technological world - computers, smartphones, and tablets have transformed the way people communicate. It is now possible to send a picture to a friend across the globe or for someone to post their thoughts on social media for anyone to see. This innovative tech hasn’t had only positive effects however. In some cases this means of conversation has quickly made the human interaction obsolete. On Digital Romance, kushthegreat, explores a concept that many other hip-hop artists Read more

Album Review: ADH, ‘ADH Unplugged’

Posted: November 17th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Albums, Independent, Reviews | Tags: , | No Comments » ADH Unplugged is a 12-track acoustic album from a live performance in New Brunswick. ADH currently resides in New Jersey, but hails from Brooklyn, NY where he grew up listening to rappers like Jay-Z and the Notorious B.I.G. From his cadence to his poetic nature over the electric instrumentation, it didn’t take long for me to grow fond of this introspective artist. ADH’s music is a mirror of his motto (and song) “2LV,” which stands for live, laugh, vibe. The high-energy project will Read more

Album Review: Mista Encore, ‘BARSsince 1986’

Posted: November 27th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Mixtapes, Reviews | Tags: , , | No Comments » 2013 has been a significant year for Mista Encore. He gained national attention after appearing on the Sway in the Morning show in early January. The show introduced Encore to a new audience, while solidifying him as an authentic lyricist. “Bow to the throne when we running through your area/ I was born prince like coming to America.” Formerly known as Jay Encore, Mista Encore has majestic rhyming ability, yet he’s gone uncrowned within the hip-hop game. BARSsince 1986 is the Read more

Album Review: Chad B, ‘Good Karma’

Posted: November 22nd, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Albums, Independent, Mixtapes, Reviews | Tags: , , | No Comments » Chad B is poised for super stardom in the rap industry. Within three years, the Newark, New Jersey native has managed to achieve international status. His latest mixtape entitled, Good Karma foreshadows his growing presence within the hip-hop industry. Many crossover rap artists are usually labeled as “sell-outs” when the majority of their music has more of a commercial appeal. In Good Karma’s opening track, Chad silences his critics with a brief acapella freestyle, displaying his lyrical Read more

Take Care, A Brief Look At Drake’s Second Effort

Posted: November 17th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Reviews | Tags: , | No Comments » Well October's very own is back at it again with his second of what fans hope to be a saga of great albums. I can't lie a week ago when I heard Take Care leaked I was on it, so here's my opinion on Drake’s second effort. "I guess I killed everybody in the game last year, fuck it I was on though,” says a confident Drake on his intro track "Over My Dead Body.” Seems like Toronto’s ambassador picks up exactly where he left off from his previous album Thank Me Later. Yet, Take Care is a journey Read more