Monthly Archives: March 2015

Freddie Gibbs – Pronto EP Review

It shouldn’t surprise the attentive reader that I am a fan of Freddie Gibbs. I’ve previously written about him in this blog, and last October I caught a show he played in Philadelphia. Less than a week after I saw him in concert, he was targeted in a shooting following a performance in Brooklyn, posting […]

Waka Flocka Flame – The Turn Up Godz Tour Review

For his first official release of 2015, Waka Flocka Flame has seen fit to release The Turn Up Godz Tour, a mixtape featuring ten songs and hosted by DJ Whoo Kid. This is his first new release since last July’s I Can’t Rap Vol. 1, and we’re now going on a year since Flocka told […]

XVRHLDY – Need To Know II: Luna Review

Xavier Holliday, a hip-hop artist from Chicago who makes music under the name XVRHLDY (misspelled on the cover of this release, it seems), has released his sophomore project Need To Know II: Luna, the followup to last year’s first volume. Setting out to “blur the stigmas people associate with hip-hop artists,” my initial impression of […]