Rap Music in 2017

Let’s keep this simple.  Here is a list of albums slated or rumored to drop in 2017: Schoolboy Q- No title yet DoomStarks- The long awaited collaboration between Ghostface Killah and MF Doom Ghostface Killah- “Supreme Clientele II: Blue & Cream” Drake- “More Life” Pusha T- “King Push” Kanye West- “Turbo Graphix 16” Phonte- “No…

Top 5 Albums/Mixtapes of 2016

2016 was a crazy year man. A lot of change going forward. Hip-Hop had a banner year in my opinion. At least as it relates to music. Well, you’ve seen (or heard) my Honorable Mentions.  Now here is my Top 5 of 2016! Text, Audio (below), and Video (below) versions for your consumption.  Enjoy! DJ…

The Corner Radio: What Makes An Album a 5 Mic Classic?

If there is anything that we’ve learned from this last Presidential election, it’s the fact that words are just words when you used with ignorance to its definition. Every record, album, and mixtape that drops has a group of “branding police” waiting to label it classic. We’ve all seen it on social media. Jay Z…

#FLASHBACK FRIDAY “Down & Out”

Sometimes I get nostalgic and miss this era of rap. Kanye was crazy with the beats. Dipset was popping. One of my favorites right here. This week’s flashback is Cam’ron featuring Kanye West “Down & Out”.

#TBT “Steady Mobbin”

Look, this is Ice Cube’s best album. Hands down. This is an experience. An album that speaks to every young male in the hood. Racist? Naw. Reality? Yes. The beats, the rhymes, the concepts…the singles. One of my favorite songs from a classic album. This week’s throwback is Ice Cube’s “Steady Mobbin”.