Sometimes you just find music that you vibe too. But maybe they’re not to well-known. So for years your favorite rapper is doing their thing underground. Those who are in the know, know. You feel special. Like you are part of some secret society that … Continue reading Rappers Who Went Missing
A Fresh Look at Album Art Welcome to Vinyl Mango! A fresh look at album art. Like our new tagline? It’s a work-in-progress but I like it. That’s how I feel about dipping my toes in the vid world. I still feel very rough around … Continue reading Vinyl Mango Episode Two
The Mighty Rhino isn’t your conventional rapper. A 32-year-old self-described ‘obese’ white rapper, who became a permanent fixture through a monthly Toronto hip hop event called “Hip Hop Karaoke.” Goodbaum is a quirky, eccentric who often wears a fedora and suit combination like a 1920s … Continue reading A man called “Rhino”
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
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?
Rappers are colorful characters. Their zany personalities and eccentric habits lend themselves naturally to being animated. So it should come as no surprise that rappers have developed an affinity for anime. As the North American market gets bigger, rappers continue to express their love of … Continue reading How Anime Made Its Way Into Hip Hop