UNDER THE RADAR: B-1FE

ARTIST: B-L1FE TWITTER A self-proclaimed jack of all trades, B-1FE has demonstrated this many times over the course of his so far pretty short career. Those new to the man’s music should start with the S1NS project, it’s a well-rounded set of tracks that features homage-riddled tributes (‘Since We Lost Tupac‘), nocturnal party trap (‘Saucy … Continue reading UNDER THE RADAR: B-1FE

UNDER THE RADAR: C-SIDE THA MIRACLE

ARTIST: C-SIDE THA MIRACLE SOUNDCLOUD TWITTER Anxiety, Salem rapper C-Side Tha Miracle’s latest collaboration with Boston producer Suspicious Persons, feels like a significant evolution of his existing style. In past releases, C-Side has employed impressive songwriting and accomplished much with his passionate, emotionally potent flows, but as he links with Suspicious the sound becomes all … Continue reading UNDER THE RADAR: C-SIDE THA MIRACLE

UNDER THE RADAR: LIL SHIES

ARTIST: LIL SHIES SOUNDCLOUD TWITTER For New York rapper Lil Shies, Ridin Round Town Vol. 1 represents a significant stylistic evolution. Spearheaded by single ‘Benz’, the six track, entirely Godmode-produced tape sees Shies delivering smoother, more melodic rap music. His vocals smattered in autotune, the MC quickly establishes this sound on ‘What It Is’, one … Continue reading UNDER THE RADAR: LIL SHIES

2K19 REVIEWED: ACID SOULJAH – BASEDBOYBILLIONAIRE

ARTIST: ACID SOULJAH SOUNDCLOUD TWITTER Houston rapper Acid Souljah has been steadily updating me on the progress of his new tape BasedBoyBillionaire for some months now, with three singles (the abrasive ‘I Can’t Keep Track’, the rugged ‘25i’ and the venomous ‘BasedBoySouljahs’ with Xhris2Eazy) offering glimpses into the tape’s layered, cybernetic production. Such a sound … Continue reading 2K19 REVIEWED: ACID SOULJAH – BASEDBOYBILLIONAIRE