5 Music Genres to Improve Your Hip-Hop Style

5 Music Genres

Throughout rap history, innovative music has gained fame. If you want to make a name for yourself, you’ll need to study more than just hip-hop. Since its inception in the Bronx during the 1970s, hip-hop and rap music have been influenced by various genres of music. From funk and soul to hard rock, hip-hop has been…

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A Critical Look on “Still Brazy” by YG

Still Brazy album cover

YG is “Still Brazy”, but also more confident and mature on his sophomore effort. Back in 2011, YG (born Keenon Jackson) was included in XXL’s freshman class, which had future megastars like Kendrick Lamar, Mac Miller, Meek Mill and Lil B in it. His gangsta fare about being a playa in the streets and a beast…

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Dave East Blowing Up Summer 2016

Dave East

Harlem rapper Dave East has started his summer by blowing up in the hip-hop world. David Brewster, better known by his stage name Dave East, has made a name for himself in the rap game over the past several years. In 2010, he released his first mixtape, Change of Plans. Between then and 2014, he released four…

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Chris Travis Brings Out “Ultra” and “Swervin Off You”

Chris Travis

Memphis rapper Chris Travis unleashes a furious torrent of ice water with two brand new songs. Although Lil Yachty got the spotlight in 2016 partially due to his fascination with boats and vintage Nautica gear, he is really not the first “aquatic” rapper in the game. Chris Travis AKA Kenshin Travis, the original Water Boy, continues his grind and…

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Mac Miller’s ‘Best Day Ever’ Remastered On Spotify

Mac Miller BDE

Mac Miller strolls through the past with his re-release and re-master of “Best Day Ever” for it’s 5-year anniversary. 2011 was a huge year for Pittsburgh. Along with Wiz Khalifa cashing out at the BET Awards, Mac Miller did the Steel City justice with his mixtape, BDE, A.K.A. Best Day Ever. You might say, “Okay but why does it…

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