MURS, 9TH WONDER & THE SOUL COUNCIL – THE ILIAD IS DEAD AND THE ODYSSEY IS OVER (JAMLA/EMPIRE)

MURS, 9TH WONDER & THE SOUL COUNCIL – THE ILIAD IS DEAD AND THE ODYSSEY IS OVER (JAMLA/EMPIRE)

Musical collaborations tend to go one of two ways – either they become stale over time or they evolve to become richer and deeper than before. Happily for Murs and 9th Wonder, the latter is decidedly the case. It has now been fifteen years since the two first collaborated together on Murs 3:16: The 9th Edition [...]

Southsiders: 2019 Halfway Looks

Southsiders: 2019 Halfway Looks

2019 has been a stellar year for hip-hop with some outstanding releases from some big names both underground and....overground? Now as we're over halfway through the year, it got us thinking about our favourite projects so far. With the genre of hip hop ever expanding and with so many different styles to digest, we thought [...]

B. Dolan Interview

B. Dolan Interview

Earlier this year we caught up with Sage Francis about Epic Beard Men’s latest album, This Was Supposed To Be Fun. Now EBM are about to go on their European tour and we sat down with B. Dolan to get the other half of the story on how the album was created. Having reviewed the album [...]

Choosey & Exile – Black Beans (Dirty Science Records)

Choosey & Exile – Black Beans (Dirty Science Records)

Dirty Science artist and San Diego native Choosey once again links up with the legendary hip hop producer Exile, this time around with Black Beans, a full project which somehow does a wonderful job dissecting a plethora of social issues while at the same time transporting you to the front seat of a 1960's Cadillac [...]

Quelle Chris – Guns [Mello Music Group]

Quelle Chris – Guns [Mello Music Group]

I waited to listen to the full album to drop after the first single, such is my relationship with Quelle. Despite releasing two further singles (“Straight Shot” and “Obamacare” after the initial “Guns”), Quelle Chris is very much an artist who excels on the long play format. Many now are content with picking and choosing [...]