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AltWire Editorial: The Curious Case of Hip-Hop

Boom Bap. Trap. Lo-Fi. Mob Music. Although there are dozens of different styles of Hip-Hop, few outside of the Hip-Hop culture wouldn’t know it. It’s all “Rap Music” to them. Whatever style of is currently trending at the moment becomes the definition of Hip-Hop for the world.  That makes a lot of Hip-Hop artists angry.  […]

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Aramis – The Review of a Virtuoso

When we speak the word “Virtuoso”, we think about the classical greats: Mozart, Beethoven, Bach, etc. In good-natured bias, I did the same thing. Correction – used to do the same thing. Hip-Hop & Nerdcore Artist Aramis forced me to change my way of thinking in 3 seconds. I hadn’t even listened to the album […]

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The Shortlist – September 9, 2016

As Fall approached and the days continue to get shorter in the Northern Hemisphere the musical landscape is beginning to follow suit with calmer, more introspective themes and even drifting into downright darkness at times.  This week’s playlist is stocked with a few cuts and previews from Fall releases and a decent helping of chill hip-hop. […]

Artists To Watch

An Introduction to artist Moxie Raia

Moxie Raia Is an artist that manages to blur the lines of Hip-Hop, R&B , and Pop. It’s a lethal combination that kills you a little bit softly. I just listened to her mixtape 931 which was released back in March, and I was pleasantly surprised by the growth of this artist. She recently gained […]

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Album Review: Drake, VIEWS

International rap superstar Drake released his much anticipated fourth studio album on April 29th. Prior to it’s release very little was known about the album, aside from the two leaked tracks, and were all but ready for some new Drizzy. This is evident, as the album sold 630,000 copies on the very first day of […]

Interviews

Blueprint talks Vigilante Genesis

If one line Blueprint ever spit on a record could serve as a mantra for his career path, it might be this one from 2011’s “Radio-Inactive”: “Make it more commercial, Print/ You probably would sell more” But I’m eating now, so I’m like, “What the hell for?” Blueprint is one of the most prolific producers, rappers, […]