On his new album, a collaborative effort with some of the most intriguing names in modern hip-hop and pop music, Ed Sheeran flops. Really, really hard. It sounds like he has held each of these featured artists at gun point and forced them to record a verse or hook for him. It’s a real shame because this could have been great; a daring crossover between Ed’s acoustic catchy pop flavours and the rich sounds of grime and rap. We were instead given a dumpster fire with next to no redeeming features. Yikes. Continue reading “Ed Sheeran – No.6 Collaborations Project: Album Review”
Metro Boomin returns with authority and confirms to us all that he is the king of trap banger beats; boasting a collection of hits with some huge names on his new album NOT ALL HEROES WEAR CAPES. While it’ll never be a conceptual masterpiece, it is a glowing example of Metro’s status as the gold standard producer in hip-hop; if you’re after red-hot anthems, then look no further.
The hip-hop game is currently undergoing an influx of new wave talent, young blood oozing with creative ideas and fresh projects. While the likes of Kendrick, Drake, Future and J Cole continue to rule the roost in their 30s; it is those in their 20s we are focusing on here. This is the Viberant list of the 20 best rappers in their 20s:
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Young Thug is one of hip-hop’s most polarising figures, displaying musical and fashion choices that are out of the ordinary to say the very least. His abstract style has gained him millions of fans during his tenure in the music business, but what are his best songs? Well despite not having a studio album out yet, Young Thug has almost 10 mixtapes in his discography so there’s plenty to choose from, but without further ado; these are Young Thug’s top 10 songs according to Viberant.
October has given us a whole host of new releases from some huge names in the music industry, including a One Direction member, hip-hop moguls and a few 90s rock icons. These are my views on some of October’s big releases, varying from very good to very bad. Continue reading “Round-Up Reviews: October”