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Freddie Gibbs Refuses to Remain Unacknowledged in His New Single, “Big Boss Rabbit”

by Maddy Ipema
Freddie Gibbs is stepping into 2021 with a new-found sense of confidence and a profound desire to be acknowledged for the art he has contributed to this generation’s line up of MC’s. From first glance, Freddie Gibbs doesn’t seem like the type of man or artist to have ever struggled with his confidence.  We picture […]

FlySiifu Releases New EP, “$mokebreak”

by Maddy Ipema
FlySiifu have completely abandoned the stereotypical idea of what we picture people conversing about while sharing a joint – filled to the brim with laughter, silly-philosophical revelations about the world being shared. People are either passed out sleeping, or posted up on the couch and locked into its crevices.  FlySiifu were most definitely locked in […]

Noname’s New Track “RAINFOREST” Is an Ode to The Revolutionists

by Maddy Ipema
Rapper, poet, and abolitionist Noname has dropped a brand new track, “RAINFOREST.” The cover art for the single features a sketch of two black activists, protesting and levitating on top of the roof of a car. They stand defiantly, surrounded by a sea of black revolutionists as the city behind them erupts in flames of […]

JID and Conway the Machine Drop New Single, “Ballads”

by Maddy Ipema
Right away, what intrigued me the most about this single was the title. “Ballads” sounds so grand and angelic – yet the cover art features a mystically dark forest, with two hollowed out lids glaring at you like a black cat’s eyes at night.  The only light that appears on the cover art is found […]

Brent Faiyaz Releases New Single, “Gravity” Featuring Tyler, The Creator

by Maddy Ipema
“What goes up must come down” seems to be the question Faiyaz is wrestling within his mind for the majority of his new single, “Gravity.” Faiyaz’s nomad, free-spirited, and recklessly inclined nature seems to be leaving him trapped somewhere in limbo. He is neither up, nor down, so his relationships are like star constellations webbed […]

Lous and the Yakuza Drops “Amigo” Remix Featuring Joey Bada$$

by Maddy Ipema
Congolese-Belgian artist, Lous and the Yazuka is asking and crying out for an amigo – a friend on the chorus that will keep her from staying down for too long when life knocks her over, help keep her sane in the face of the evils of the world.  Those evils of the world, Lous and […]