If you listen to Lil Reese's latest release 'Supa Savage,' it's clear to see that drill-music isn't going away any time soon. In fact, over the past year and a half or so it's become an official subgenre within hip-hop.
Since the year 2000, Project Pat has been putting in work, being one of the first artists out of the Memphis hip-hop scene to break nationally. And now 13 years later, he releases 'Cheez N Dope 2,' put together by a string of producers like Drumma Boy, Ricky Racks, Gotti, Crazy Mike and Lil Awree.
In 2013, if you want to stand out as a rapper, you have to be able to do more than just rap. It may sound ironic but it's true. If you're able to put together a few verses and can achieve some decent wordplay, that's just the start, because a countless number of people can do the same -- so you'll have to bring something else to the table. And that's where ex-Dip Set member Hell Rell and his lates
The triangle of the Brooklyn youth-driven Beast Coast movement includes the ‘90s boom bap referencing, Joey Bada$$-led Pro Era, the psychedelia-favoring Underachievers and the perpetually weeded out Flatbush Zombies. The former two have received at least a decent level of critical appraisal, while the Flatbush Zombies grew to be arguably the least favored of the trio. That could very well change o
When it comes to releasing a mixtape, there are usually two kinds of artists: one that drops a tape just to stay relevant and the other is one that actually crafts a complete piece of work-- just like he's making an album.
After listening to Audio Push's latest tape, 'Come As You Are,' it's clear to hear which group of artists the California duo belongs to...
There's no doubt that Orlando rapper Caskey used his latest mixtape, 'The Transient Classics,' to document a very specific time in his life -- being signed to YMCMB.
Featuring artists like Machine Gun Kelly, Trae Tha Truth and Kyle DenMean, and mostly produced by fellow Floridians the Avengerz, 'The Transient Classics' also displays Caskey's unique combination of sharp wordplay, lurid street tales
Since his first independent album, 'From Da Dope Game 2 Da Rap Game,' released in 2000, Yo Gotti has been a busy guy, releasing a series of mixtapes and a pretty well-received album in the way of 'Live from the Kitchen.'
Now with his latest tape, 'Nov 19th,' which signifies the release date of his next full-length album, 'I Am,' the Memphis rapper is clearly looking to wet pallets and give listene
To a lot of folks, North Carolina MC Rapsody is a breath of fresh air due to her skilled wordplay, detailed storytelling and overall charisma on the mic. And on her latest mixtape, 'She Got Game,' she has a chance to satisfy existing fans and pull in new ones, as it's chock-full of impressive writing and decent production from the likes of DJ Premiere, Khrysis, Ka$h, Denaun Porter and Rapsody's la
Willie the Kid's ‘Aquamarine’ drops in a week that Juicy J’s loud and club ready ‘Stay Trippy’ and Lil Wayne’s hashtag-inspiring ‘Dedication 5’ also released. The Michigan native's latest project is the antithesis of those two radio-ready releases. The pleasures here have more nuance.