For an artist, breaking from the comfort of a group situation can be nerve-racking. “It’s something I never really wanted to do,” Toronto rapper Adam Bomb tells Exclaim!
Canada is mourning the loss of rock icon Gord Downie — the face and voice of Canadian hall-of-fame band The Tragically Hip. Downie passed away Wednesday (October 18) from an aggressive and incurable form of brain cancer called glioblastoma.
Many older heads have voiced their concerns over the direction of Hip Hop over the years. Singer and actor Tyrese, unwilling to sit idly by any longer, is vowing to save the culture with his brand new EP, Identity Theft.
ne part MF DOOM, one part living breathing Anime story line, Southwest Miami, rapper Kaiju The Unconquerable is in a lane all his own.
If you haven’t yet heard of Kota The Friend, you can be forgiven. After all, his debut release Palm Tree Liquor is just over a year old; he’s the equivalent of discovering a new show right as the second season premiere. That second in this case is his new EP Paloma Beach, which has been heralded by all who have come across it. The rapper’s sound is jazzy and as New York, as it gets — without overtly mimicking the golden era — and he has this commanding, yet relaxed tone that makes his music a pleasure to digest
We’re back again with another installment of 5 Chances To Convince Me, where a fan delivers five pieces of content to a skeptic about an artist to — hopefully — change their outlook, or at the very least inspire a second chance. This time we’re flipping it on you with Jeff Dring representing the fan, while Riley Wallace dons the skeptic hat.