Monthly Archives: November 2013

Cult Classic #AlbumReview (Denmark Vessey & Scud One)

In his imaginative exploration as a demigod in the hood, Detroit MC, Denmark Vessey (not the famous African-American who led a slave rebellion in South Carolina in 1822) shows little reverence for religious and government establishments.  Vessey embraces coexisting on … Continue reading

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Shrug or Die Vol. 1 #MixtapeReview (John John Da Don “JJDD”)

Battle rapper John John Da Don (JJDD) holds his fans down with Shrug or Die Vol. 1, his newly released mixtape. Battle rappers carry with them a stigma that they are lyrically talented but incapable of making songs, which JJDD … Continue reading

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Church Clothes 2 #MixtapeReview (Lecrae)

Lecrae, is unashamedly and unabashedly Christian.  Unlike many Bible thumper’s proclivity to be exclusionary from nonbelievers, Lecrae easily navigates through a secular world without being of the world.  Through his music he has made himself accessible to both Christians and … Continue reading

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Therapy Album Review (Tech N9ne)

  Meet one of the pioneers in Hip Hop that laid down the blueprint for being an independent artist.  Tech N9ne, has been successful in this business over 20 years making alternative Hip Hop records.  He and his business partner, … Continue reading

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MMLP2 (Marshall Mathers LP 2) Eminem Album Review

Lord Jamar, one-third of the legendary Hip Hop trio Brand Nubian, recently said in a VladTV interview “white people are guests in the house of Hip Hop.”  This comment started some interesting debate in the Hip Hop community and many … Continue reading

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Grayer Skies Album Review (Co$$ “Cashus King”)

The hyper-local language of the South Central reality is simmered to perfection into a palatable entree of well-seasoned story telling in Grayer Skies.  Grayer Skies is the first half of a two part album series from L.A. rapper Co$$.  If … Continue reading

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