What’s probably the most identifying characteristic of Hip-Hop? Rap. But nowadays rappers have so many ways to go about their craft so it’s almost refreshing when they return to their roots in the element – when all they wanna do is spit so hard it’s like they got strep throat. So today’s round-up features some of that classic, strong rap – like they got a chip on their shoulder. It’s all about the bars tonight.
Flowsik – “The Calling”
-This video may induce seizures
Mike-Dash-E – “Intro”
-The bokeh effect is overused
Mike-Dash-E – “Hype”
-There really isn’t much to see. It’s a much better listen than watch
D-Pryde – “Foolish Heart”
-It was all a dream huh?
D-Pryde – “Roll Another”
Honey Cocaine – “Shady Wit Me”
-That auto-tune dub gets old, quick
Derez – “Un’stand Me”
-Squished aspect ratio, muted colors… not a high quality visual
Derez & Friends – “That’s Not the Punchline Cypher”
-I think Derez needs anger management…