Author Archive | Chris "Luppy" Swan

Phase2

Phase 2 – Boombox Chronicle – Review

Here’s a story of just another Filipino rapper who grew up in the Middle East, relocated to North Carolina and now makes hip-hop tracks that ring back to the boom bap days of the 90’s. If you’ve seen one, then you must have seen Phase2 because I’ve never seen another. You can tell Phase (can […]

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Daze The Nomad - Smooth Operator

Daze The Nomad – Review – Smooth Operator

I’ve often thought that rappers do not nearly often enough reference “the electronic document in which data is arranged in the rows and columns of a grid and can be manipulated and used in calculations,” otherwise known as a spreadsheet. Finally an MC, Daze The Nomad, has the courage to talk about these electronic documents […]

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J$20

J$20 The Presidential King – Review

Chicago is known for producing incredible talent in the rap game. The Windy City has brought us huge names like Kanye West, Common, Lupe Fiasco, Twista, Da Brat, and more recently Chance The Rapper. But you need to make room for a few more, because Chicago is not done churning out some of the illest […]

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krishen

Krishen – Which Way – Single Review

Krishen is a 20-year old hip-hop artist from London, UK. If Macklemore and Drake had a British younger cousin, his name would be Krishen. He recently released his mixtape Figuring It Out and we’ll be reviewing a tune. Krishen – Which Way People need this in their music. It creates an atmosphere of introspection which […]

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gerard-emes

Gerard Emes – Teemo Review

OK. Sit down. Relax. Forget about your day and your to-do lists. Clear your mind and get ready for a slow burn. The music of Gerard Emes is not for the average listener. If you are a frequent listener of your local Top 40 station, this may not be for you. But if you are […]

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New Aristocrats

The New Aristocrats – Review

I have learned a lot from The New Aristocrats. Mainly, I did not know 80’s freestyle dance-pop was a thing. After a few google searches, however, I discovered that it really is a thing. Where have I been since the 80’s? I guess in the 90’s. And then the 2000’s. But anyway, apparently there is […]

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B-Eazy

B-Eazy – The Lonely Stoner

Okay, he sounds a lot like Big Boi. Even the music on “Peter Parker” takes us back to the golden Dungeon Family days of “Southerplayalisticadillacmuzik”. B-Eazy is no biter, however. Listen a little closer and you will hear his many other influences as well as his originality. On “Must Be Da Drugz,” B-Eazy flows with […]

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