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Navy Blue Confronts Ancestral Trauma in His New Album, “Song of Sage: Post Panic!”

by Maddy Ipema
This album is a full, poetic monologue of a culmination of ancestral trauma leaking throughout the album and Navy’s blood like a broken pipe.  On the track “Sea Bass,” off of rapper Navy Blue’s new album, Song of Sage: Post Panic! – he raps, “Navy is an artist, and an author, and a poet. For […]

EARTHGANG Drops New Single, “Options,” Featuring Wale

by Maddy Ipema
EARTHGANG has just dropped their brand new single, “Options,” which is the first song featuring Wale since the release of Spilligion – an album by the musical group Spillage Village in which the dynamic hip hop duo are core members. EARTHGANG is a naturally collaborative effort – seeing as Johnny Venus and Doctur Dot gravitate […]

JID Releases Two New Freestyles

by Maddy Ipema
Rapper JID, seemingly out of the blue, has just dropped two playful new freestyles. Like the flip of a double sided coin, both “Cludder Freestyle” and “JIDtranada Freestyle” represent the duality that JID’s energy radiates. Call heads and you will see the more restless, combative side to JID’s approach to the bars that acts as […]

Roc Nation’s New Album “REPRISE” Is a Unified Demand for Reparations and Social Justice

by Maddy Ipema
Roc Nation has come together on a brand new collaborative album, Reprise. The sole mission of these various artists was to create a project that is devoted towards unearthing and creatively articulating the social injustice and systematic racism of our country. Reprise has features from Buddy, Ty Dolla $ign, Jorja Smith, Vic Mensa, Rapsody, D […]

Freddie Gibbs and The Alchemist’s New Album, “Alfredo” Is The Soundtrack to The Black Revolution

by Maddy Ipema
Rapper Freddie Gibbs has just dropped a brand-new album, Alfredo, in collaboration with producer, The Alchemist. Gibbs’ last album, Bandana, that dropped back in 2019 showed him tag-teaming with notorious producer Madlib who is known to have quite a fantastical, mystical quality to his beats. Madlib was the perfect paradox to Gibbs’ more hard-demeanor in […]

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 […]