Monthly Archives: April 2016

Mega Ran: Mat Mania

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Hip-Hop artists have long been fans of pro wrestling. In recent years Killer Mike and Pusha T have paid homage to “Nature Boy” Ric Flair in their songs. Thirty years ago LL Cool J named dropped Haystacks Calhoun and “Rowdy” … Continue reading

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Konflik: Maturity

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Merriam-Webster defines the word “Maturity” as the quality or state of being mature; full development. For Chicago emcee Konflik the time between the release of his 2012 debut album Birth, and now has been a process of growth. The manifestation … Continue reading

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Nick Weaver: Prowler

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Nick Weaver is back with a full-length album called “Prowler”. After tackling tough topics on 2015’s Yardwork, the Seattle emcee toned down the subject matter this go around while still maintaining poignancy. Prowler is a 12-track album full of innovate, … Continue reading

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Chuck D: Man Plans God Laughs

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On the song “Louder Than a Bomb” from the groundbreaking 1988 album It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold us Back, Public Enemy front man Chuck D rhymes, “…I give you what you lack/Come right and exact/Our status is … Continue reading

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