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Known for Being on Reality TV, Minnesota Artist 000Andre Brings New Energy and Eclecticism to the Mixed World of Hip Hop, Rap and RnB

Upcoming Minnesota artist 000Andre lets us feel the heat of the summer waving through in his energetic and fun single, "Switch Up."

Reminiscent of…


Added by Jack Hurst on May 13, 2019 at 2:19am — No Comments

Why This Racist-Sounding Song Isn't Racist At All

After getting feedback from someone who thought this song is racist, I wrote a detailed explanation aiming to accurately contextualize it so people can understand…


Added by Jack Hurst on May 10, 2019 at 11:30am — No Comments

How Heistheartist Allures Listeners Into His Intimate Sonic Space - A Review of Heistheartist's Latest Mixtape on Datpiff

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Porn star turned singer-songwriter, Heistheartist, molds a lush and intimate atmosphere driven with an emotionally heartfelt approach to singing and…


Added by Jack Hurst on May 5, 2019 at 5:24am — No Comments

Dizzy K. Falola - God So Loved the World [New Album]

Singer/songwriter Dizzy K. Falola has released his new album, God So Loved the World, an Afrobeat, Christian, world music release. As described by Dizzy K. Falola, the album contains "a powerful message based on a strong dancy beat."

Buy the album on CDbaby »…


Added by Jack Hurst on April 20, 2019 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Wystelands - Smile

Wystelands describes the battle with the ego that resists, tricks and weighs heavy when trying to connect positively with other people in his new single,…


Added by Jack Hurst on April 11, 2019 at 7:19pm — No Comments

B. Lansky's New Single "The Hold Up" featuring Vado Will Bang the Parties This Year

Peep “The Hold Up” by B. Lansky featuring Vado. Boasting a sound true to the Miami nightlife, B.Lansky has dropped back in to bless us with his new jam “The Hold Up.” This record possesses a head-rocking bass line as B. Lansky and Vado rap back and forth about their superstar ways and the lifestyle they are currently maintaining.…

Added by Jack Hurst on March 24, 2019 at 2:31am — No Comments

Faithful to the Hustle, Faithful to the Trap - Review of Arkansas Producer-Rapper EazyFace's "Blu Faces"

The stylish Arkansas all-round producer, writer, rapper and owner of the Blu Flame Entertainment label, EazyFace (…


Added by Jack Hurst on March 21, 2019 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Brian Hutson depicts lost love, lust and heartbreak with great pleasantness in his new album, "Habit"

Listen to Brian Hutson's new album Habit on Spotify »

There’s a sweetening of hardships that runs through Brian Hutson’s debut album, Habit, named after the critical…


Added by Jack Hurst on March 18, 2019 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Cloudy Retro – Eleven Thirteen Sixteen [Album Review]

While going through a year of blows with a rough kidnapping and a broken engagement, while making it through college, and for reasons only known to him,…


Added by Jack Hurst on March 10, 2019 at 11:21am — No Comments

Peso Drops His New Single "Illuminati" - A Banger in Every Sense of the Word for Pumping You Up

Listen to "Peso - Illuminati" on Spotify »

Rapper Peso drops his new single "Illuminati" on all streaming platforms, following up on his last hit release "No Feeling" on SoundCloud last month.…


Added by Jack Hurst on February 12, 2019 at 4:20am — No Comments

Young G Works New Album "Back II Works" Is the Hottest Thing Coming Out of Ohio Today

Young G Works’ new album, Back II Works, available at all major distribution outlets.

Rising up in Ohio, Young G Works (@younggworks)…


Added by Jack Hurst on January 30, 2019 at 11:23am — No Comments

Cam Bean's "Feel Like Livin'" Is Boom-Bap Rap Like No Other: It'll Make You Feel Like Life's Good, Bright, Happy and Stress-Free

Cam Bean’s single “Feel Like Livin'” (@tom_bomb_yt) is a feel-good rap song that will make you feel like life’s great when you stay focused on what you want. Lines like “I just want to be a millionaire and have a good time, I ain’t worry about…


Added by Jack Hurst on January 23, 2019 at 12:32pm — No Comments

Successful YouTuber Remington James Drops Surprise New Album "Prototype VII"

Before he became known as one of the world’s best rappers, Kanye West was the renowned producer whose work mostly with Jay-Z propelled him to the top of the hip hop production food chain. Many today might have forgotten that it took Kanye many years of consistently releasing more and more of his rap music to eventually become respected for his rapping, and not just be “that great hip hop producer who also raps.” 

This is the analogy that came to…


Added by Jack Hurst on January 23, 2019 at 11:16am — No Comments

HighRise - Hunnit ft. Yaydo & Hi-Rez [Lyric Video]

HighRise’s (@highrisenation) latest single, “Hunnit” features upcoming rappers, Yaydo (Minnesota) and Hi-Rez (Florida), and uses witty lyrics to break down the number 100. Recorded in their respective states (HighRise - Iowa) this dark,…


Added by Jack Hurst on January 20, 2019 at 9:50am — No Comments

Dre Steelo's "Play to Win" Is a Successful Mixture of Raw Motivation and Pinpointed Focus

On Dre Steelo's (@Dre_Steelo) third EP, the Michigan rapper personifies hunger for success and expresses it in 6 diverse tracks.

One of the greatest things about reviewing upcoming artists is that the yearning for the come-up…


Added by Jack Hurst on January 8, 2019 at 9:10am — No Comments

AznBoiiWill - Cold In December

AznBoiiWill’s (@aznboiiwill) “Cold In December” is a hip hop/R&B song explaining how love and jealousy play a major role in relationships. It’s about how loyalty and trust can be a hard-to-come-by attribute in today’s society, where survival is the main focus and can get in the…


Added by Jack Hurst on January 7, 2019 at 2:30am — No Comments

Chilling Lyrical Tapestry That Makes a Sad Real-Life Movie Unfold in Pologang DB's New Music Video

Pologang DB is a rising lyrical prodigy from the Midwest who paints a vivid picture of his motherless childhood in "Mama Left Me," a relentless 3+ minute outpouring of no cliches or hooks, just straight, raw rap. Don't expect any love or respect for DB's mother: "Mama Left Me" is a sad story…


Added by Jack Hurst on December 13, 2018 at 8:59pm — No Comments

Calitreeboy - Dikeata

West Coast rapper Calitreeboy fires strong with his new single, "Dikeata." Now available on Spotify. 

Click here to listen to Calitreeboy's "Dikeata" on Spotify…


Added by Jack Hurst on December 2, 2018 at 1:43am — No Comments

Loki - Ambition

Loki is starting to blow up more and more. He has offers from a few record labels at this time. His Soundcloud link…


Added by Jack Hurst on October 13, 2018 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Zeppo - Nightcrawler ft. DP (Shaolin Luciano Remix)

Shaolin Luciano's remix of Le Zeppo and Double Profit's "Nightcrawler" is an absolute whirlwind of calculated vicious street tale lyrics…


Added by Jack Hurst on October 3, 2018 at 3:30am — No Comments

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