2020 REVIEWS: MONTAE MONTANA – AMERIKKKAN MUSCLE II: THE EXTRA MILE

“Amerikkkan Muscle II” exists in the same divided world as its predecessor, but as a guide and critic Montae Montana is wiser, sharper, and sicker than ever of the injustice around him. “People invent new ways to divide each other every day” says California’s Montae Montana on “World of Lines”, the interlude from his 2018 … Continue reading 2020 REVIEWS: MONTAE MONTANA – AMERIKKKAN MUSCLE II: THE EXTRA MILE

BENDING THE RULES : FIVE UPCOMING ARTISTS SPEAK ON SUCCESS, HOPES, MUSIC, AND MORE

Hip-hop is changing, and it’s changing in every direction. Hip-hop is– without a doubt– the new pop music. If it isn’t, the pop music beating it in sales is ‘taking influence and paying homage’ or more likely directly lifting modern rap production styles for mass appeal and profit. The underground community, however, doesn’t give a … Continue reading BENDING THE RULES : FIVE UPCOMING ARTISTS SPEAK ON SUCCESS, HOPES, MUSIC, AND MORE

2020 REVIEWS: MASTERCARDBOYZ – MASTERCARDBOYZ VOL. 2

Mastercardboyz flaunt vicious and narcotic production on their second collective tape. American producer Mastercard2k has a fixation on the filthy underside of the internet. As the de facto leader of collective Mastercardboyz, he sees that no one project lines up too well with any other the group put out. The phrase “Deep Web” shows up … Continue reading 2020 REVIEWS: MASTERCARDBOYZ – MASTERCARDBOYZ VOL. 2