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Episode 72: My Interview with Mickey O’Brien

Mickey O'Brien believes in magic. His latest release, 'Twin Flame - Honey Bear Saga is filled with references to tarot cards as he examines what went wrong with an on-again, off-again relationship. The album has been called a romance...
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“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...
Idris Lawal and his EP Young, Black & Blue

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...

What Can We Learn from the Deaths of Lil Peep and Mac Miller?

"Ain't shit changed since Lil Peep died," rapped Denzel Curry. For many, the death of Lil Peep was seemingly a wake-up call. Amid many high profile deaths, many rappers have publicly declared that they will...
Kid Cudi smiling in the middle of a crowd of people in what appears to be New York city.

Episode 71: Kid Cudi and the man on the moon

Podcast description: Kid Cudi and the man on the moon -  Playing with a new format, Brian Capitao returns to talk Kid Cudi and depression. Sponsors: Audible Grammarly   Kid Cudi doesn't get enough respect. Kid Cudi has played a...

What Is Trap Music?

Your Definitive Guide to Trap Music What does "Trap Music" mean? You’ve probably heard Youtube reviewer, Anthony Fantano, better known as TheNeedleDrop refer to trap music as “rattling hi-hats” but the genre that has melded...

Episode 70: Our Interview with the Legendary Fresh Kils

This episode we talked to Fresh Kils about how he went from long-haired guitar player in order to impress girls to international super producer. Kils talks to us about Anti-Emcee producers nights bubbling around...

Is Joe Budden a Good Journo?

Known for his acerbic tongue, Joe Budden has been steadily building a little media empire over the last few years. The former artist was an early adopter to vlogs, amassing a cult audience in...

Vivid Imagination: The 10 Best Storytelling Raps

A key ability for a rapper is how to spin a yarn. Historically, the best rappers knew how to weave a tale that would grip listeners and captivate their imaginations. So I've compiled a...
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The Art of the “Sneak Diss”

Why the Sneak Diss? Why use the sneak diss? Rap is a contact sport. It's often in your face, up close and personal; much to the chagrin of its critics and the adulation of its...