If you were around and into music in the 2000s, you’ll remember the phenomenon of Nu-Metal. Essentially, a blend of metal and rap. Bands like Linkin Park, Korn, and System of a Down, and yes even Limp Bizkit helped popularize the go-to genre of the … Continue reading This guy did a metal cover of WAP – and it rocks!
How Rappers Made Money Off Weed
Marijuana sales in the state of Colorado hit an all time high in 2019 at 1.75 billion. Clearly, weed is big business. So it’s no surprise that enterprising rappers, long-time advocates for bud; saw the on-coming green-rush. Shockingly, there are not more rappers vying to … Continue reading How Rappers Made Money Off Weed
How to Make a Mixtape
Interested in learning how to make a mixtape? As a former rapper myself, I can detail some tips and tricks on how you can get your D-I-Y project off the ground. First off, perfection is the enemy of good. These days it’s okay to create something … Continue reading How to Make a Mixtape
Banned from TV: The Top 7 Explicit Rap Music Videos
Rap and porn go together like peanut butter and jelly. Many a rapper considers themselves a p-i-m-p. From Too $hort to Snoop Dogg to Ludacris and even 50 Cent, rappers have long flexed their sexual prowess. In the early 2000s, the combination of these two subcultures … Continue reading Banned from TV: The Top 7 Explicit Rap Music Videos
How Michie Mee Paved the Way for the Future
By Snagg I remember being a teenager living in Jane and Finch during the late 80s. The predominant music of the area was reggae. The dancehall sounds of artists like Supercat, Ninjaman and Shabba Ranks were everywhere. You could hear reggae playing from apartment buildings, … Continue reading How Michie Mee Paved the Way for the Future
Troy Junker’s Got “The Juice”
By Christian Breen Troy Junker exhibits exceptional personal and artistic growth in his new album, The Path. On July 29th, Junker released the official music video for the album’s first single, “The Juice.” His new upbeat song intends to motivate and provide guidance for people … Continue reading Troy Junker’s Got “The Juice”
Where did the word “glizzy” come from?
The History of Glizzy From handguns to hotdogs, the noun “glizzy” is at the center of a viral trend through a tsunami wave of online comedic videos. The term “glizzy” originated as a moniker for a handgun within the hip hop community. The slang has … Continue reading Where did the word “glizzy” come from?
“Get A Meal” – Kaviedes Review
By Christian Breen “Get A Meal” is the newest single coming from the made in Montreal Kalid Walters, aka, Kaviedes. After upbeat and summer vibes singles, “Think Of Me” and “One Night”; Kaviedes’ “Get A Meal” buzzes with a heavy-hitting piano melody … Continue reading “Get A Meal” – Kaviedes Review
“Till the Morning” – M.O. Littles Review
“Till the morning” is a sugary pop single by M.O. Littles. The song about a one night stand is as cliché as possible while Littles tries to fit as much “6ix slang” in a song to get Toronto cred. Littles still rating women on a … Continue reading “Till the Morning” – M.O. Littles Review
Idris Lawal’s ‘Young, Black & Blue’ EP Review
By Christian Breen Young, Black & Blue is a window into Idris Lawal’s spirit, dedication, and resilience when face to face with hate, facing mistakes, dealing with heart-aches, and trying to find one’s place in the world. The influence of Lawal’s multi-cultural … Continue reading Idris Lawal’s ‘Young, Black & Blue’ EP Review