Category Archives: music

Letter2Shine (Analysis)

Just when you think you’re over Daylyt and his antics he reminds you, in a way that only he can, that he is equipped with the gift of verse, when he drops battle bars like he does in his latest … Continue reading

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Disconnecting the Dots

K-Shine is on a roll this year.  After teaming up with NWX and forming a battle rap duo with DNA, his career has soared to new heights.  A while ago we thought of Shine as the mouthy, pop-off-at-any-moment, Scrappy of … Continue reading

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Dave East | Hate Me Now | #AlbumReview

Album Rating System 3 1/2 out of 5 records       Dave East, a Nas protégé, and new East Harlem up and comer, is an upgraded facsimile of what the streets of New York once were 20 years ago. Going through … Continue reading

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SZA #Z #AlbumReview

Album Rating System 4 out of 5 records        If you’ve ever rummaged through a girl’s diary to know her private thoughts you’ve probably run across some pretty revealing truths.  To get caught violating that privacy is hell to pay.  … Continue reading

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#ILLmaticXX Anniversary: 20 Years In Review

  The Genesis Queensbridge Houses are the largest housing projects on the North American continent.  It sits along the East River just north of the Queensborough (59th Street) Bridge that connects Manhattan to Queens.  Looking down from the bridge on … Continue reading

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