Author Archive | Chris "Luppy" Swan

Shilla

Shilla – Can’t Be Friends – Review

T-pain started it. Kanye and Lil’ Wayne took off with it. And now artists like Travis Scott and Future are cementing auto-tune’s place in hip-hop history. And even though Jay-Z called it out in 2009 and we thought that was the death of auto-tune, it looks like it isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. And you […]

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DJ R3v3r3nd Murd3r

DJ R3V3R3ND MURD3R – Review

It makes me feel happy to know that musical quality is alive and well in hip-hop. Ok, first of all, DJ R3V3R3ND MURD3R is way to hard to type repeatedly, so let’s call this artist Justin. Actually, Justin is his real name and he makes a combination of EDM and hip-hop. His beats hark back […]

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Dizzy Ninja

Dizzy Ninja – Review

If you ever wondered what happened to Jay-Z, look no further. Dizzy Ninja has got all the answers you are looking for. Well, at least the ones you came up with when you were smoking weed last night. Dizzy’s music is full of weed-fueled philosophy backed up by a throwback production style of the 80s […]

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L.S.F.

L.S.F. – United We Stand – Review

L.S.F. is a Chicago artist and musician that released his debut album Verbally Abusive in May 2016. Starting his career under the name ‘Lyrical Suspense’, he surprisingly released his second album United We Stand in April 2018 under his new identity after a strong social media response to his first album. Ok so we have […]

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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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