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Dancehall Battle

by Eric Hendrix
This past Saturday another Verzuz battle was held on Instagram between reggae legends. These were started by legendary producers Timberland and Swizz Beats. They wanted to provide a platform for legendary artists to showcase their work to new audiences by competing against one another. The artist each get 20 songs and got hit for a […]

A Big Day in Hip-Hop

by Eric Hendrix
This past Friday was a big day in music. Rappers Future, Polo G, and Moneybagg Yo all released new music on Friday. MoneyBagg Yo released a deluxe version of his album, “Time Served.” Polo G’s The Goat New Chicago artist, Polo G, released his second studio album entitled “The Goat.” The 21-year-old rapper became famous […]

Rap Billionaire

by Eric Hendrix
On April 24th, Forbes Magazine announced that rapper/super-producer Kanye West is now a billionaire. Kanye is arguably the biggest artist to ever come out of Chicago. He started off as a producer with larger than life dreams, managed to work his way up from the bottom and put Chicago on the map for a lot […]

The Rapper-Producer: Pierre Bourne as a Solo Act

by Eric Hendrix
Producers have always played a key role in the making music. The argument could be made that production has always been the main focus of music, but it’s never been more true than it is today. Hip-Hop purest have always argued that the artist of today are less talented than ones of the past. I […]

The Scotts

by Eric Hendrix
Last Friday during an in-game concert being held by Travis Scott and Fortnite, Travis premiered a new song titled “The Scotts” featuring rapper Kid Cudi. The concert broke streaming records with a reported 12.3 million streams. The song’s name comes from the combination of the two artist names, given that Kid Cudi’s real name is […]

Griselda Comeback Story

by Eric Hendrix
Westside Gunn, the head of Griselda records, took to the internet recently to share that he had tested positive for COVID-19. He shared in a tweet that he had been in quarantine, and unable to see his children as a result. The rapper describes having a religious moment of clarity that ultimately led him to […]