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J. Cole Drops ‘KOD’

J. Cole refuses to bow down to new wave rappers on KOD.

The 33-year old MC and his smooth, articulate delivery take shots at the new wave of rappers climbing the charts. Perplexed by hyper-inflated egos, face tats, and cartoon character hair colors, J. Cole is not impressed with the Lil Pump’s of the world on… read more

Machine Gun Kelly “General Admission” Review

Get ready to lace up, Machine Gun Kelly throws an EST19xx flag in the ground with the release of his sophmore album General Admission. First let me start out by saying that there is only one illmatic, Reasonable Doubt, All Eyez on Me, Juicy and The Slim Shady LP just like there is only one Lace… read more

The Story of Elton Cray

Some stories are told but carry no substance or meaning. Other stories need to be told to help inspire others to rise above their circumstances and follow their dreams regardless of how harsh their reality is.  This is the story of Elton Cray as told by his good friend and band mate Cameron Schutz.

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Heat Squad – “Certified Fresh”

What does it mean to be “certified fresh?”  It’s a brand, it’s a mentality, it’s how you carry yourself, it’s something you earn, it’s a way of life and a thought provoking mentality that requires the actions, tenacity and swagger to back it up. Phoenix, AZ based hip-hop and DIY artists Heat Squad not only… read more