Little Simz has always been an immensely talented MC on the cusp of something special. Well, she’s finally shattered the glass ceiling here; crafting together a true coming-of-age album that feels as triumphant as it does emotive. The UK rap scene has been on the up for a few years now, but they better makeContinue reading “Little Simz – GREY Area: Album Review”
On TA13OO, Denzel Curry cuts a dark and distressing figure; but the result is a multi-concept, well-structured, layered piece of work; and it is absolutely enthralling.
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;Continue reading “Predicting the 2018 XXL Freshman List”
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”Continue reading “The XXL Freshman List: Best and Worst Cases”