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From R. Kelly to Lil B, The Rise of Troll-Hop

Marketing in the digital media age is like fist fights in high school. If enough people surround something it’ll draw an even larger crowd, and what’s more attractive than a huge circle of... Read More
Posted one month ago
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Fine, You Got Me: Your Favorite Rapper’s First Tweet

When you join Twitter, there aren't any instructions, guides or babysitters to watch your words. It’s a blank slate, empty, giving you an odd sensation of knowing no one is watching. We all want to be... Read More
Posted one month ago
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Dreamer’s Poetry: 5 Years Later, An Indie Artist’s Trials, Errors & Successes

Last week marked five years since the release of my first independent studio album, Dreamer’s Poetry. I've been through a lot of ups and downs since then, but I’ve always considered that project a... Read More
Posted one month ago
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Aux Cord Banger Battle: Nathan S vs. DJ T-GUT

I love a good rap debate as much as the next man - hell, I write about rap debates for a living - but what often gets lost in the internet's constant hunger for controversy is the simple, pure joy of just sharing music... Read More
Posted one month ago
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Poppin’ Tags: Absurd Rap Shit I Found On eBay

Last night I went to bed with the Kanye thinkpiece to end all Kanye thinkpieces plotted out in my head. I couldn't wait to wake up. As Krizzle's "Boobie Miles" blared (yes "Boobie Miles" is my alarm sound), my eyes... Read More
Posted about 2 months ago
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Digging Up Your Favorite Rapper’s Hidden Internet Gems

I never had MySpace; in some circles that’s like never having phone sex. MySpace was a cyber-playground, after-school recess for the young and computer capable. Phone sex and MySpace were the keys to adulthood,... Read More
Posted 2 months ago
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Welcome to the Mind Blowing World of 3D Rap Gifs

17 years go I missed basketball practice because I was looking at random shit on ebaumsworld, the phone line was busy, and my dad couldn't call me to tell me he'd be late to pick me up; back then you couldn't be... Read More
Posted 2 months ago
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Estonian Trap Rapper Tommy Cash is Going to Take Over the Internet

Last night was another typical night. It's 3:30 AM and I can't sleep. No new Run The Jewels album so I'm stuck perusing the depths of the internet for new music. I found some. I'm not quite sure what I... Read More
Posted 4 months ago
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“Views from All Day”: Drake, Kanye & The State of Hip-Hop Leaks

Like mixtapes, which are now almost never mixed by a DJ and definitely aren't on tape, the term "leak" has become almost meaningless in 2014. Or more specifically, it's come to mean so many things in so many... Read More
Posted 7 months ago
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The Allure of Artist Anonymity in the Internet Age

There’s a natural, human attraction to mystery. We are all drawn to the unknown. The man with the mask is more alluring than the man without, and I used to look at even unmasked rappers through the lens of... Read More
Posted 7 months ago