Author Archive | Chris "Luppy" Swan

Remote Jazz

Remotejazz – Oceanview – Review

Frederick, Maryland: home to the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. One could argue that it is also home to another kind of medicine – Remotejazz for the soul. I am of course talking about music. But not just any music. Frederick, MD, is the home to Robert L. Bryant, an independent artist, record producer, […]

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Drae Lawson

Drae Lawson – Canada FLY – Review

Canada gets a bad rap. Pun intended. It never used to be the first place hip-hop fans would look for dope beats, lyrical genius or any kind of hood ready hip-hop. I mean, how can you hit your 16 switches with snow chains on your tires? Ok, enough Canada jokes. The truth is, thanks to […]

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Vizualye Hero's

Vizualye – Heros feat. BetaPSI – Review

I have heard a lot of rapper names in my life and I think I finally found one I’ve never heard before. Vizualye, the man who calls himself a “hip-hop cultural artist,” has a flow that is as unique as his name. In his latest release called “Hero,” he demonstrates his original style with loads […]

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Blaq Pyrates

Blaq Pyrates – Get It – Review

“You know that I. I go so hard.” This is a line from “Get It” by Blaq Pyrates, and it’s a track that I need in my workout playlist. It’s definitely one of those tracks that makes me want to run laps, and I haven’t run laps since middle school! That’s how good this song […]

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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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