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Quarantine Things

by Eric Hendrix
The spread of Covid-19 has been classified as a pandemic, we have seen the steps taken over the last couple of weeks to try and contain it. One of the major steps taken in Chicago, and other places across the world, is the Shelter-in-Place rules. These rules are basically encouraging citizens to stay indoors to […]

Electrifying Music

by Eric Hendrix
On March 13th, rap history was made. Rapper Jay Electronica dropped his debut album after being active in the music industry for more than 20 years. For a long time, the New Orleans rapper was the focus of a lot of discussion and speculation due to both his personal life and his music career. Jay […]

Life After Death

by Eric Hendrix
Back on February 19th, the music world took a monumental loss when New York’s rising star Pop Smoke was murdered in Los Angeles, California. The rapper was staying in Hollywood Hills when according to TMZ, two masked men broke into his house and shot him multiple times in what is considered to be a robbery […]

Artist Independence

by Eric Hendrix
There seems to be a trend in music of all genres nowadays of musicians choosing to be independent instead of signing deals with major labels. This trend can be attributed to a number of things. The evolution of the internet and social media has made it a lot easier for artists to advertise and promote […]

The New Wu-Tang

by Eric Hendrix
There is no doubt that the Wu-Tang Clan changed Hip-Hop/Rap forever. The New York-based group set the standard for rap groups in the business as they attempted to take on a different approach to control their careers by each individually choosing a label to sign to, while still splitting profits as a group. The group […]

Quality Control Takes Over

by Eric Hendrix
Rap/Hip-Hop has always had musical factions that stood out more than other labels like No Limit Records, Cash Money Records, Bad Boy Records, and the list can go on and on. Each of these collections of artists had a time in which they rained over the rap game which inevitably encouraged others to follow in […]