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Category Archives: Hiphop/Rap

Music Theory: The 3 Scales Needed for Trap Music

In this video “J Thin” shows you a simple way to build a melody, basslines, and leads off some common musical scales that work well for Hip Hop and Trap music. This is one of the shorter videos I have found that discusses this topic..if your

Black Rico Suave: An Interview with AJ Bray

In life, every move you make has hidden potential to be great. Often it’s what seems like the most insignificant of steps can lead you to discover something major. While I just thought it would be cool be involved in a group of hip hop

Migos – To Hotty

Migos is really the new Beatles. The energy and chemistry they share as a group is unparalleled, each member brings something unique to the table, and they each can stand on their own in solo tracks.  Having the best year of the career, coming off

Gucci Mane & Metro Boomin Drop Collab Project

At this point, Gucci Mane‘s run in the game is legendary. Rather than let doing a 3 year prison bid slow him down, he dropped a solid run of mixtapes while locked up, and  after his release last May, came back and made his place

Alex Wiley – Pressure Ft. Low Gravity & CRSN

Chicago’s hip hop scene is currently thriving. There’s a large number of artists, people like Chance The Rapper, Mick Jenkins, and Saba, who have a serious passion for the culture, and focus heavily on pushing their artistry forward. Though he moved to LA, Alex Wiley

Warhol.ss – 12OZS

Poised to be the next big artist out of Chicago, Warhol.ss shows us time and time again the importance of consistency. Ever since gaining notoriety with Speed Racer, Warhol has been dropping a steady stream of new music, and is finally gearing up to drop

Get Familiar: Shelly Knicks – Swim Camp

Central Texas is so slept on when it comes to rap. It’s weird to even think about, considering the large amount of cultural diversity that exists between two major cities, San Antonio and Austin. Like, almost the entire artistic industry descends into Austin, the live music

24hrs Drops Night Shift EP

Sometimes reinvention is the key to success. 24hrs, the artist formally known as Royce Rizzy and older brother of rapper Madeintyo, has been on a meteoric ascension ever since he ditched his rap career and began discreetly making music under the new moniker. His autotuned

D.R.A.M. & Lil Yachty’s “Broccoli” Goes 5x Platinum

Lil Yachty & D.R.A.M.’s vegetable themed hiphop track continues to grow in popularity. Starting off on Soundcloud before the official release, the looped piano and flute, a marijuana themed chorus, and two dope verses make “Broccoli” is a light-hearted banger.  The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)