Is Kanye Responsible for Mumble Rap Part 3

Is Kanye Responsible for Mumble Rap Part 3

PART 3 (See Parts 1 & 2 on GSGM) Why Mumble rap is a natural progression I’m sure you have all heard of the Roots, and are well aware of Black Thought, after that flex freestyle I’m sure everyone within the culture is aware of him at this moment. He is an automatic entry in mine and many others top 5 G.O.A.T. conversations. He is a lyrical miracle, and I would like to draw your…

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Is Kanye Responsible for Mumble Rap Part 2

Is Kanye Responsible for Mumble Rap Part 2

PART 2 (See our part one here) Understanding Mumble Rap Remember I mentioned hallucinating reality? I’m going to work this backwards so it makes more sense. 2016, Desiigner, Panda. The moment that clap came in, you just knew this would bang. The fact that Kanye produced this and backed Desiigner, as well as Lil Yachty may be purely coincidental, however in terms of what we are discussing now, I do feel it adds credence to…

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Is Kanye responsible for Mumble Rap?

Is Kanye responsible for Mumble Rap?

That’s right, the man who took us from; drop out, to graduation, before revealing his heart break, letting us into his dark fantasy, declaring his divinity, pushing the definition of art, then reappearing with his 7 song theory, may be responsible for one of the most divisive issues in Hip Hop at the moment, Mumble Rap. Does it signify the death or evolution of the culture?   This investigation is made of 4 parts: The…

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Kanye West and Donald Trump – How the world reacted

Kanye West and Donald Trump – How the world reacted

Kanye West met with U.S. President Donald Trump in the White House on Thursday, where the ‘I Love It’ rapper gave a jaw-dropping performance. West didn’t rap. But, seated across from Trump at the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office, the musician delivered a 10-minute rant Thursday that touched on social issues, hydrogen planes, mental health, endorsement deals, politics and oh so much more. West dropped the F-word, floated policy proposals and even went in for a hug. “They tried…

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Kanye West to lunch with President Trump

Kanye West to lunch with President Trump

The nightmare continues. The statement ‘I miss the old Kanye’ has probably been uttered more times than can be counted over the last few days, from posting pictures of himself in an infamous ‘Make America Great Again’ cap, to SNL cutting off Kanye discussing his admiration for Trump to the audience after his performance and the name change to ‘Ye’, to the White House confirming that Mr. West will be visiting President Donald Trump this…

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Little Simz single, ‘BOSS’

Little Simz single, ‘BOSS’

At just over 3 minutes long, this single packs attitude, energy and power but does contain some pretty strong language. Little Simz is a British-based artist, and has been making her own style of music for over three years now.  She is steadily on her way to very big things, making ‘BOSS’  a fantastic track to listen to, definitely one for your playlist. Simbiatu “Simbi” Abisola Abiola Ajikawo, or better known by her stage name…

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Cryptic Kanye, teases new album

Cryptic Kanye, teases new album

It looks like there’s a new chapter in the ‘Wyoming project’ and it’s called Yhandi. The internet has been whipped into a frenzy, as details of a follow up to 2013’s Yeezus began to spread online, due to Kanye’s cryptic Tweets yesterday. Having just been announced as the first music artist on the new season of Saturday Night Live, Kanye went forth and posted the lineup for SNL, which has his name down as Yhandi….

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Eminem apologises for Homophobic slur

Eminem apologises for Homophobic slur

Eminem regrets aiming homophobic slur at Tyler, The Creator on new single “Fall”, from his surprise album Kamikaze. On a track where he fires off against the media, the music industry, Charlamange tha God and fellow rappers, he felt one of the disses went “too far” as he got the old Slim Shady to Stand Up once again: “Tyler create nothing, I see why you called yourself a f*****, b****/It’s not just ’cause you like…

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Big Narstie:’Drill music being used as scapegoat for London violence’

Big Narstie:’Drill music being used as scapegoat for London violence’

Grime artist Big Narstie has said politicians, the police and media need to stop using drill music as the scapegoat for the rise in violent crime in London. The rapper says for some young people getting involved in music is their only chance of changing their lives. He claimed it is “unfair” that the genre was being linked by Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick among others to recent stabbings and shootings in the capital. Speaking…

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Brockhampton announce a huge 27-date tour in North America

Brockhampton announce a huge 27-date tour in North America

Self-styled American boy-band, Brockhampton, announced their biggest North American tour to date ahead of upcoming album release. The hip-hop music collective formed in Texas in 2015 led by rapper Kevin Abstract an have recently announced the release date for upcoming album, ‘Iridescence’, which has undergone three name changes so far. Titled the ‘I’ll Be There’ tour, the band takes on a whopping 27 dates across North America after already completing a stint in Europe and…

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