In 2017, 20 year old Cali rapper Jaden Smith released his debut studio album, SYRE, to prove once and for all he’s much more than the son of Will and Jada. It was an impressive debut that put Jaden in a shortlist of the best up and coming rappers in the game. Released exclusively on Instagram, SYRE: The Electric Album, is a remix of songs that were on SYRE, the remixes feature no drums at all, just Jaden and guitars, and it made for quite a change. Continue reading “Jaden Smith – SYRE: The Electric Album: Album Review”
The XXL Freshman List isn’t too far away now as we prepare to see who the supposed new faces of rap are. In recent years we have seen success stories like Kendrick Lamar and Chance The Rapper come out of this system, as well as some truly unsuccessful cases such as Iggy Azalea and Desiigner; but who will be on the list this year? Viberant have predicted the names here:
It’s clear that years were spent on this album to deliver Jaden’s message, if he can carry on from this his name could be huge in rap for all the right reasons.