In August 2012, I started this blog. I started this blog to write about hip-hop every now and then, maybe improve my writing ability, possibly even gain a bit of credibility. I know a lot of people listen to hip-hop, lots of people say that they love it. Back then, music was just something I… Read More Where have I been?
So, at 4am this morning, I got a message telling me that Nothing Was The Same had leaked. I was asleep, but, when I got that message I woke up in the most sudden manner possible. After searching various sites and trying to get the download, I got it. Now, I am a huge Drake fan – many reasons… Read More ‘Nothing Was The Same’ Leaked: My Opinion
Nothing Was The Same comes out in just 9 days and it is a good time to reflect on what Drizzy has built up for us in terms of expectations. In early February, Drake released what was meant to be the lead single for the album, a track entitled “Started From The Bottom” – regardless of… Read More What Do We Know About Drake’s ‘Nothing Was The Same’ So Far
G.O.O.D Music signee, Big Sean. Coming from Detroit, he doesn’t have a lot of competition from his home (apart from Eminem, obviously), but otherwise, the only other relatively popular rapper from the D is Danny Brown – but Sean is on a whole different level to him. When Kanye signed him a few years ago… Read More Favourite Artists: Big Sean
A$AP Rocky is undoubtedly one of the most relevant rappers right now. With his A$AP Mob movement evolving into a worldwide fan-run movement, him and his crew are slowly taking over New York hip-hop. I’ve seen A$AP Rocky twice, once at a festival last year and also in May at the Brixton Academy, London. There… Read More Favourite Artists: A$AP Rocky
Logic is one of the best upcoming rappers right now, the Maryland native has one of the most booming fan bases in music. Without releasing an album and only releasing free mixtapes, Logic builds his success off of his incredible music. In his early career, he was opening shows for the likes of Ludacris, Pitbull,… Read More Favourite Artists: Logic
The first time I heard of J. Cole was when The Warm Up dropped. A year or two later, I heard he was supporting Drake at Hammersmith Apollo in January 2011. I checked out his music; the first single I heard was “Who Dat” which really did make me like him, I was into the beat… Read More Favourite Artists: J. Cole