Reviews

Kids See Ghosts: Album Review

Kids See Ghosts is a mantra, it details the crushing lows and soaring highs of the lifestyles of two of hip-hop’s most well-loved and respected artists;¬†describing the emotions that make them feel down, and the things they do or even take to pick themselves back up again. It’s a challenging listen, but I feel like it is an essential one for the stigma of mental health to take another positive step towards being broken. Continue reading “Kids See Ghosts: Album Review”

Features

The XXL Freshman List: Best and Worst Cases

Every year, hip-hop publication XXL produce a list of 10 of the biggest up-and-comers in the rap genre; the staple figures they deem to be the flag bearers of a new era of rap music. Ever since it’s induction in 2007 fans have eagerly awaited the artists selected as the “Leaders of the New School” as XXL themselves put it in their first edition. Here we will look at some of the best cases of these covers, mainly the artists who have gone on to live up to their hype and beyond, but also the very worst cases, those who faded into irrelevancy not too long after their cover appearance. Continue reading “The XXL Freshman List: Best and Worst Cases”