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…

v for v!n$ynT: S3ASON 2WO | Review

“v for v!n$ynT: S3ASON 2WO” is a hip-hop project by artist “v!n$ynT”. v!n$ynT goes out of his way in this 11 track episodic ride that deals with issues pertaining to his personal life as well as the black community as a whole. His verses are intelligent, wise, and coherent. The project as a whole wastes no time…

The Gambit | Review

“The Gambit” is a hip-hop album by artist ‘Erinem’. Throughout the eight tracks, Erinem introduces us to her world of rap through a routine of calculated deliveries, precise rhythms, and gritty subjects. Her persona of a lethal battle rapper takes center stage as she delivers jabs with her gloves off. I felt her raw tone, down-to-earth mindset,…

Garden of Deities | Review

“Garden of Deities” is a hip-hop project by artist “Blac Samurai”. Throughout the eight tracks, Blac Samurai engages his audience with fresh flows, nostalgic aesthetic, and gripping ideas. I enjoyed the short and sweet time I had with Garden of Deities. The album starts off strong with Name Me King. We are introduced to Samurai’s hungry and earthy voice overlaid on top…