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Posted by Dharmic X on 06/27/13 |
Filed under Opinion, Album Reviews, Overlooked, Deniro Farrar
Farrar is an emcee from Charlotte, North Carolina whose style and aesthetic is most comparable to Freddie Gibbs. His raspy, gruff voice and deliberate flow is reminiscent of Gangsta Gibbs, as is his brand of reality street rap.See more...
Posted by Dharmic X on 05/20/13 |
Filed under Downloads, Opinion, Mixtapes, Album Reviews, Overlooked, JSWISS
Sometimes music is worth a thousand words. Quality music speaks for itself, and that’s exactly what JSwiss brings to the table with his latest release, "Awthenticity",See more...
Posted by Dharmic X on 05/13/13 |
Filed under Downloads, Mixtapes, Album Reviews, Overlooked, Locksmith
For the latest edition of "Overlooked", we dig into Locksmith's new "Green Box" album. As he says, “This is not a fu**in album. This is my opening opus… and ode to the hopeless…”See more...
Posted by Dharmic X on 05/09/13 |
Filed under Opinion, The Immersion
To sum it up, "sad rap" appears to be the creation of a rapper from Brooklyn roughly my age, whose goal is to get fans and a community to embrace sadness. Or something like that.See more...
Posted by Dharmic X on 05/06/13 |
Filed under Opinion, Album Reviews, Overlooked, Gorilla Warfare Tactics
It also feels like the antithesis of hip-hop, a culture that prides itself on “grinding” and “being everywhere.” And yet, New York trio Gorilla Warfare Tactics have defied these clichés and done exactly that.
Posted by Dharmic X on 05/03/13 |
Filed under Opinion, The Immersion
The line that resonated with me the most goes to an incident Chance dealt with in 2011, when he saw a friend of his stabbed to death at a house party: “I seen it happen, I seen it happen, I see it always, he still be screaming."See more...
Posted by Dharmic X on 04/29/13 |
Filed under Downloads, Opinion, Mixtapes, Album Reviews, Overlooked, Add-2
"More Missed Calls" is one of those projects that will not impress with flashiness and star power. The project instead is rooted in sincerity and humility, which is rare in emcees.See more...
Posted by Dharmic X on 04/25/13 |
Filed under Opinion, Wale, The Immersion
There are some rappers whom you fall in love with the minute they clear their throat over the microphone, or tell Guru to "turn their mic up." And then you have Wale Folarin.See more...
Posted by Dharmic X on 04/24/13 |
Filed under Top Stories, Opinion, Overlooked
A lot of music has come out in the past two weeks. So rather than provide an intricate review for one album, I decided to offer up a bunch of releases that are worth checking out.See more...
Despite being one of those Bostonian snobs who sneers every time someone from the suburbs claimed a city they only stepped their feet in to admire the scenery, would the city of Boston view me as one of their own?See more...
Posted by Dharmic X on 04/12/13 |
Filed under Opinion, J. Cole, The Immersion
J. Cole is not one of those flashy characters that hip-hop is currently being rooted upon. He doesn’t have any outlandish physical traits, nor does he rap about things in a very unconventional manner.See more...
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