Posts Tagged ‘trap’

Jess The Savior Proves She Isn’t Letting Quarantine Cloud Her Vision With the Release of Her New Single, “Better Plans”

by Maddy Ipema
Local Chicago Artist, Jess The Savior, knows exactly how to command the attention of any crowd in a room. Her performative energy is infectious, gripping the mic with an air of nonchalant confidence. Jess The Savior seems to constantly be in synchronicity with the faces she locks eyes with – while on stage, she can […]

Brent Faiyaz’s “Fuck the World” Is a Retaliation to the Search for Meaning”

by Maddy Ipema
Brent Faiyaz seems to be in a “Fuck the World” type of energy when it comes to seeking clarity from the many unanswered questions that he is asking on his new album. Faiyaz, who has a sweet, tangy bravado to his voice, proves on this new full-length album that he is also able to master […]


by Eric Hendrix
We’ve reached a point where you can’t have any significant conversations about Chicago rap or Drill music without mentioning G Herbo. G Herbo, or “Lil’ Herb,” is a Southeast Chicago Native and one of the most talented and recognized rappers from the city. He has risen to fame due to his exceptional rapping skill and […]

“IAMDDB’s “Kare Package” Is a Moment for the Future of Urban Jazz”

by Maddy Ipema
IAMDDB is a British female rapper and singer, originally hailing from Manchester. Her vibe and aesthetic are a crucial component in what makes IAMDDB so infectious as an artist. She has cultivated her own sound by merging her love for both trap-rap and old-school jazz. When those two very divergent genres come together – you […]

Breaking Out ‘The Box’

by Eric Hendrix
Music is constantly evolving. Most of the genres of music we listen to have been around for quite some time, but probably differ in sound greatly from earlier music classified in the same categories. This is a result of artist’s looking different places for influences. One artist that comes to mind is the up and […]

Ashnikko Strays from the Typical

by Darlene Leal
In a world where social media and memes are prevalent, it is hard to understand why Ashnikko isn’t more well-known. In her EP, “Hi, It’s Me,” she speak about getting over “fxck boys,” rejecting crappy sex, and being too busy because she’s a “working bxtch.” Ashnikko carries a very carefree and comedic take on the […]