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Return Of The Real
Posted by ThroatChopU on 11/09/11 |
Filed under Features, Return of the Real, blctxt contxt
It was July 2009 when I first heard blctxt contxt, the Atlanta rapper whose name I struggled to figure out for about a minute and a half. I looked at his name with my head cocked to the side like I was staring at one of those vanity license plates. And then I got; it was black text context. See more....
Posted by ThroatChopU on 07/27/11 |
Filed under Top Stories, Features, Return of the Real, Soul Khan
6:30 am. The horns blow and then the beat drops. It took Soul Khan 23 years to write this verse. He felt the sum of all fears in a lightening burst. He was shaking at the window like Pookie with a pipe, but there ain’t no director when the movie is your life. In a verse, Soul Khan had arrived. See more....See more...
Posted by ThroatChopU on 06/20/11 |
Filed under Top Stories, Features, Return of the Real, Theo Martins
Theo is the globe-trotting second generation Nigerian-American, born and raised in Providence, Rhode Island. From such a small state, he packs such a big sound in his music with a worldwide audience. When I reached out to him for this interview, he was actually on tour in Asia, which came together through the power of the Internet. See more....See more...
Posted by ThroatChopU on 06/07/11 |
Filed under Features, Return of the Real, Fresh Daily
You could call Fresh Daily a new generations renaissance man. The talented Brooklyn born and bred emcee is also a graphic illustrator and dabbles in fashion design. To say he’s multitalented would be an understatement. See more....See more...
Posted by Nathan S. on 05/13/11 |
Filed under Features, Return of the Real, G-Eazy
It was this March when I first heard G-Eazy. His track, "Dear Ms. Rose", had shown up in my inbox by way of Chad over at DonutsandMilk.com. They had known each other for a while and Chad was just spreading the word about the music. I’m happy he did. The witty track dedicated to the rap game’s muse Amber Rose (up for debate), had peaked my interest. See more...See more...
Posted by Nathan S. on 04/22/11 |
Filed under Features, Return of the Real, Swayze Jones
Discovering a new artist begins with hearing a single track. In Swayze Jones case that track was “Questioning Self”, a very personal cut off of her upcoming untitled project. While the beat is fresh, it was ultimately the content, word play and overall lyricism from the DC bred, Maryland raised emcee that caught my attention.See more...
Posted by ThroatChopU on 03/25/11 |
Filed under Top Stories, Features, Return of the Real, SPEAK Easy
There’s just something about the Milwaukee Hip-Hop scene that I gravitate towards. There are a lot of talented producers and emcees coming out of the Brew City and folks should take notice. SPEAK Easy is one of those emcees. A deep artist with a lot to say, SPEAK tackles fatherhood, the loss of his mother and other aspects of his personal journey on new mixtape "So to Speak." Read More/Listen...See more...
Posted by ThroatChopU on 03/14/11 |
Filed under Top Stories, Features, Return of the Real, YC The Cynic
I’ve written a lot about YC The Cynic over the last few months. And I’ve seen a lot written about him. As a relatively newcomer on the New York underground Hip-Hop scene, he has gained the respect of his peers and fans alike. He also has the Hip-Hop blogs on his side. Just recently HipHopDX hailed him as DXNext, in addition to receiving accolades from many other respectable Hip-Hop sites too. See more...See more...
Posted by ThroatChopU on 02/15/11 |
Filed under Features, Return of the Real, SonReal
With a strong following in Canada folks Stateside are starting to ask, who is SonReal? Not to be cliché but SonReal is just a real dude with relatable music that has a fresh story line and interesting concepts. Oh and by the way the guy can rhyme, which helps him make quality music. See more...See more...
Posted by ThroatChopU on 01/28/11 |
Filed under Features, Underground, Return of the Real, Elle Maxwell, DMV
Her musical vision stays fresh. Her perspective on the sound she wants to create is always clever. If you aren’t already, you should pay close attention to Elle Maxwell. In our interview, we talked about her name change, the DMV music scene, her upcoming projects and more. See more...See more...
Posted by ThroatChopU on 01/14/11 |
Filed under Features, Return of the Real, Jeff Spec
Jeff Spec is a sneaker-head, who did it for the kicks. Or did he do it for the music? Maybe he did it for both. I was first introduced to Jeff Spec’s music last May. He had just released "Sneakerboxxx (I Did it For Kicks)". But like I once wrote about the project, don’t let the name mislead you. Sure, while there are a fair number of references to kicks in his rhymes, Jeff Spec delivers more than that. See more...See more...
Posted by ThroatChopU on 12/22/10 |
Filed under Top Stories, Features, Return of the Real
He’s white. He’s from the suburbs. And he raps. So, the stereotypes kick in immediately. The comparisons to other white rappers are made. And street credibility is questioned. However, OnCue is more than just a white rapper from the suburbs. He’s a talented emcee and he’s on a mission to earn the respect of listeners. See more...See more...
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