The Surface | Review

"The Surface" is a hip-hop album by artist FEELSOUL. Throughout its 7 tracks, I came to appreciate and enjoy the laidback vibe, clever wordplay and intricate themes dispersed throughout the album. FEELSOUL does a good job of fleshing out his ideas and concepts without wasting time or using filler tracks. He gives a ton of value through his…

Slatt Star | Review

“Slatt Star” is a hip-hop project by artist Yung Kobra. Throughout its modest runtime of 26 minutes, I was mesmerized by the stellar trap production, impeccable vocal inflections, and fleshed-out themes of this project. Yung Kobra is talented when it comes to crafting vibey melodies and trance-inducing songs. First and foremost, the production of this album needs to…

Ready to Try | Review

Ready to Try is a hip-hop project by artist Jake Bevan. Throughout the modest 22 minute runtime of the album, I was introduced to the creative world of Jake Bevan. What does that world look like? Stellar production, precise delivery, multi-dimensional persona, and melodious song design. Jake Bevan seems to have captured lightning in a…

D.A.D.E the Album | Review

D.A.D.E The Album is a hip-hop project by artist Yooda. Throughout its one hour run time, Yooda fleshes out his ideas and concepts through lyrically dense rapping, stellar production, and a rich list of guest features. I appreciated how he portrayed himself, his experiences, and his hometown through story-telling and incredibly scenic bars. From the get-go, Yooda cares about how he…

Live at The MTA | Review

“Live at the MTA” is a hip-hop/R&B album by artist Jamell Nyt. Throughout the 11 track project, I was mesmerized by Jamell’s ability to captivate my attention by heartfelt songwriting, mellow instrumentals, and solid performance. I came out of the album appreciating the atmosphere and vibe that Jamell delivers throughout the project. If there’s one thing that Jamell needs to be lauded for;…

T.S.I.R (The Struggle Is Real) | Review

T.S.I.R (The Struggle Is Real) is a ten-track album from Bahamas-based artist Noble Barz. T.S.I.R felt different to me due to its soothing and laidback instrumentals. However, the highlight of the show was undoubtedly  Noble Barz. I’ve rarely ever seen an artist care so much about precision and delivery. Noble Barz makes every bar land. His delivery…

Sky is Never the Limit | Review

“Sky is Never the Limit” is a new single by hip hop artist Marcus Alland. Throughout the three-minute playtime of the track, Marcus gives a mesmerizing performance over a tightly produced instrumental. He’s got the substance and the style to make sure that this new single remains in people’s rotations for days to come. Starting with…

Now I See | Review

“Now I See” is a hip-hop album by artist ‘Noyz’. It’s a 7 track album that does a good job of showing the various shades of Noyz’s personality, evolution, and mindset. Despite its relatively short runtime, I enjoyed the project for its quality production, introspective lyrics, and catchy melodies. The album starts strong with Infamous. A background snippet talks…

Wahzaa | Review

Wahzaa is a platform to host, play and acquire royalty-free beats. For any artist, getting a beat either for a hit track or simple sampling can be quite tricky. Not everybody has access to a world-class studio or a perfect team of producers. A lot of artists start with simple foundations and rap over any…

#yldlyfe | Review

#yldlyfe is a hip-hop project by artists YLD $taxx and Jake Haze. Throughout the 10 ten tracks, I was mesmerized by the trap heavy production, adlib-rich, and braggadocious rap styles that populated the album. Overall, it has a flashy and dark vibe that plays around with cadences, flows, and modern trap. I can tell the…