Rap

Step into the Cypher with Swing Shift

Cyphering, when a group of artists rap one after another in a circular formation, is a cornerstone of hip-hop. From smoky basements to recording studios, cyphering is a fun way to improve freestyle skills and leads to rhymes that may serve as the basis for later songs.

Unfortunately, Shady’s Back

Shady’s back. Back again. Back for the fifteenth time, unfortunately. I say unfortunately because this album feels unnecessary and regressive in so many ways. The two...

Who The F*ck is Chinko?

Who the f*ck is Chinko da Great? The Philadelphia rapper and member of the Four Horsemen, along with Hollowman, Kre Forch, and Reed Dollaz, is more...

Age 101 Packs A Punch

Following up her debut EP “E.D.G.E.”, UK hip hop artist Little Simz returns with a new album “Age 101”. Divided into two drops released two months apart,...

Tech N9ne Delivers Something Else

“Something Else,” depending on the tone and context of the speaker, can denote something strange. Something exceptional. Something never before seen, and perhaps even all of...

The Sound of DeCapitation

Cap’s DeCapitated is a raucous masterpiece featuring hard-hitting tracks and percussively slicing verses. The California hip hop artist wastes no time demonstrating the bombastic sounds of...