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Urban Resonance with Gideon King & City Blog’s ‘Upscale Madhouse’

Image from rockonphilly.com The modern metropolitans of today’s future can bring upon a wave of confused and unstudied emotions. With so many aspiring denizens living under one hivemind can bring about the feelings of exaltation, ironic isolation, anguishing stress, and awed inspiration. It seems that the best stories of today come from the cosmopolitans of […]

Algebraic Success of Pete Rock and InI’s Center of Attention

Image from pete-rock.bandcamp.com In basic algebraic language, two variables multiply their values and result into an amplified value. Two and two go together, cultivating a new and higher integer. This basic understanding is translatable in the form of literature, art, and interpersonal and intrapersonal relationships. With the case of music, the basic translation meditates on […]

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 […]