Author Archives: Sherron Shabazz

About Sherron Shabazz

Sherron Shabazz is a freelance writer with an intense passion for Hip-Hop culture. Sherron is your quintessential Hip-Hop snob, seeking to advance the future of the culture while fondly remembering its past.

From the Vault: Sean Price (Random Axe)

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This week we celebrate the birthday of the late Sean Price. Sean was one of my favorite people to interview in Hip-Hop. He hated typical questions and his answers were off the wall and honest. When I booked my first … Continue reading

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M-Dot: Ego and the Enemy

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Massachusetts emcee M-Dot loves the art of rap. His passion for the game is evident in his lyrics and in his visual creations. Over the better part of the last decade the Boston Music Award winning rapper has stayed busy … Continue reading

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Mahogany Jones: Sugar Water

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Mahogany Jones is an activist, an educator, and an artist. A former four-time 106 & Park Freestyle Fridays champion Mahogany Jones puts lyrics first, A Detroit resident, Jones’ music is consistent with the Motor City sound – soulful, thought-provoking, and … Continue reading

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Vic Spencer: The Ghost of Living

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One of the best lyricists in Hip-Hop currently is Chicago’s own Vic Spencer. His music is not reminiscent of Chicago’s drill scene or its conscious movement — Vic has his own lane. His rhymes are full of wit and depth, … Continue reading

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Intelligenz: Feature, Don’t Follow

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With a name like “Intelligenz” you know before you hear one lyric that you’re going to hear something of substance. Intelligenz is an emcee from Chicago, now residing in the DMV, who takes pride in delivering conscious content. Don’t mistake … Continue reading

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Jabee: Black Future

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Jabee is an Emmy-award winning emcee from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. His music is thought provoking, inspirational, and from the heart. Jabee unapologetically gives listeners a glimpse of what life is like for a young black man from OKC. Jabee’s most … Continue reading

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Ren Thomas: I Been Nice

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Recent appearances on Sirius/XM’s Sway in the Morning show introduced a whole new audience to Ren Thomas but make no mistake about it, Ren ain’t new to this. The north Jersey native has a handful of projects on his resume … Continue reading

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Daniel Son: Divizion Rivals

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Daniel Son and Saipher Soze are two emcees from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. While they’re both young in age they are longtime musical collaborators. Their lyrics and flows are reminiscent of a time when groups were at the forefront of Hip-Hop … Continue reading

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War Church: Gunship Diplomacy

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SKECH185 & Analog(ue) Tape Dispenser are War Church. From Chicago, Illinois and Houston, Texas respectively, the group released their debut album New Age Middle Finger in 2011. SKECH’s unorthodox rhyme style meshes perfectly with ATD’s electronic-influenced production to create for … Continue reading

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MZ Boom Bap: The Rawness

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MZ Boom Bap is a producer from Porto, Portugal. Part of his name (Boom Bap) is indicative of the style he brings forth in his music. MZ’s classic Hip-Hop sound has caught the ears of emcees throughout Europe and America. … Continue reading

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