Category: Reviews

Sterling Hayes Delivers a Haunting New LP in SideFX

People want authenticity. I often ask my students, ‘what don’t you like about music?’ One of the biggest responses is

Ric Wilson Brings Black Art To The Forefront On BANBA

Earlier this month Ric Wilson, known as both an artist and an activist around Chicago released his newest EP, BANBA

Westside Gunn Shares “Evidence Joint” (prod. by Evidence)

Shortly after the drop of Weather or Not, Evidence shared photos of his studio sessions with Westside Gunn and Conway The

Navarro Blends Worlds On Modern Mexican Art: Radio Sondido

“I done paid my dues and have some changed left.” Navarro, known well throughout Chicago’s underground Hip Hop scene as

SHIRT Shares His Thoughts On Ye With “It Be Your Own Drums”

“I don’t care if you made the album in the Everglades, Or in partnership with Tesla, K, your shit wrestling

Late Pass – Lorde Fredd33 emerges with NORF: The Legend of Hotboy Ronald

“Late Pass” was a popular phrase in the earlier days of blogging. See, the key was getting posts up quickly,

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Fat Ray and Black Milk “The Set Up”

Like a wiley relief pitcher, Fat Ray and Black Milk make it a 1,2,3 inning on The Set Up, a lean 11


Game Rebellion: “Searching For Rick Rubin”

In simplest terms,  Game Rebellion  is just a bunch of black kids making rock music.  That’s how they introduce themselves

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Del The Funky Homosapien: Eleventh Hour

Artist: Del The Funky Homosapien Album: The Eleventh Hour Label: Def Jux Since 2000’s Both Sides of the Brain, Del