Thoughts on Tyler, The Creator’s Music Inspired by Illumination & Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch Album

Image from hotnewhiphop.com This post was published on UIC Radio. Any sort of material released during the holiday season is sure to garner attention from the unlikely listener. Although a popular icon among commercialized culture, Tyler, The Creator’s sound is still definitive amongst an arcane herd. Being an avid learner as well as a vivacious […]

FloFilz and Germany’s Appreciation for Jazz Hop

Image from prescribedvinyl.com It’s nice to see Germany inspired by the Hip-Hop and Jazz scenes of the past. It seems that the creative German producers know how to hit the sweet spot of methodical Hip-Hop rhythms and sweet, resonating Jazz samples. Germany coined historical significance in the initiation of Jazz music. When Jazz dancer Josephine […]

Poetic Inspiration – Pieces of a Man by Mick Jenkins

Image from hotnewhiphop.com This post was published on nerdyscoop.com Jenkins’ 2014 EP, The Waters, may have been one of the more powerful projects I remember listening to during the idle doldrums of my lifeguard shifts. I remember opening up the front gate to the swimming pool with earbuds plugged, listening to tracks such as Vibe and Comfortable. The project itself […]

Combating Your Demons – Street Sects ‘The Kicking Mule’ Album

Image from streetsects.bandcamp.com This post was published on nerdyscoop.com The urban Hardcore scene is riddled with begrudged souls and content marauders. This has always been the case since Hardcore’s augmentation from the 1980’s and throughout. Going to a Hardcore show is like no other experience. Not many other event fanatics treat each other as dear […]