Problem is savvy enough to foster ties in Atlanta, where rap’s creative mojo is strongest. The California rapper’s OT: Outta Town mixtape features everybody from Young Thug to T.I. to Jermaine Dupri. The strongest cuts are the 90s inflected opener and the song with Ca$h Out, who is low-key my favorite rapper..
Amid years of fruitless attempts to regain New York hip-hop’s former glory, luddites’ endeavors to reinstate “real” hip-hop, and embarrassing overtures by yesterday’s greats — most recently, the Wu-Tang Clan’s painful and perverse new album — amid all of that, Raekwon alone seems to have noticed that the provenance of every golden..
Shout out to rappers who aren’t friends with Gwyneth Paltrow. Don’t Drink The Kool Aid was one of my favorite rap albums of 2013 for its casual vibe. It’s like the kids banging on the desks grew up and got jobs, but kept the same fun, scrappy approach to rap but now..
Holy. Shit. If you’re looking for a solid hour of music to get you through your commute, or literally anything else you might be doing, look no further. The entire mixtape is solid and once you hit the last six tracks it gets really real. AND a bonus with two..
If you were looking for a rapper to save “All Gold Everything” from Trinidad James, meet Starlito. He mows down original and borrowed beats alike on Funerals & Court Dates with a flow that’s half Wayne, half 3 Stacks. Download: Starlito – Funerals & Court Dates Bonus cuts after the..
The video for “The Symbol” is easily the best of the year and- oh, man, subtly animated cover art. They covered every base. Good ass music too. Download: Action Bronson & Alchemist – Rare Chandeliers via Noisey Sphere: Related Content
Chuuwee’s Wild Style is like Joell Ortiz’ Covers The Classics mixtape, but more subtle. He pays tribute to the spirit of the golden age rather than individual records. Grab favored cuts below. Download: Chuuwee – Rise & Grind (ft. Dceased) (produced by Bounce Brothers) Download: Chuuwee – 40 Oz’s &..