Daily Archives: June 11, 2018

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A$AP Ferg: “When Nas Said Hip-Hop Was Dead, He Was Onto Something”

“We’re losing the art of lyricism.”

Article ReprintA$AP Ferg: "When Nas Said Hip-Hop Is Dead, He Was Onto Something"

A$AP Mob’s trap lord A$AP Ferg is the latest in a string of rappers to weigh in on the Pusha-T and Drake beef that’s currently dominating rap media, touching on the feud during his recent appearance with DJ Whoo Kid on Shade 45. But while breaking down the quality of bars in both diss tracks, Ferg made a dangerous assertion: diagnosing hip-hop lyricism as dead in the water. Continue reading

Meyhem Lauren & DJ Muggs Collide on “Heavenly But Still Cold” ‘Frozen Angels’ EP

“As long as I own a little hip-hop real estate, I’m good.”

Article ReprintMeyhem Lauren & DJ Muggs FROZEN ANGELS EP

Meyhem Lauren is a rapper’s rapper, bringing the dusky and thunderous soundscapes of classic New York to 2018. DJ Muggs is, well, hip-hop history wrapped up in one of the genre’s most essential producers.  Continue reading