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SoundCloud Music Reviews: 832 – “Burn”

January 14, 2015 By hdesantis
in All Music Reviews, Rap
Sibling rap duo 832 share a unique animosity towards their hometown of Oklahoma City. Though they represent the city proudly and have even named their group after the area code they grew up in, they say that the city...
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Cream City Case

SoundCloud Music Reviews: Cream City Case – “Ain’t Stressin”

January 14, 2015 By hdesantis
in All Music Reviews, R&B, Rap
Musical sensuality is frequently sought after but rarely obtained. When it comes to a genre like R&B, you need serious vocal chops and a complimentary track in order to make a song that really swoons. Arizona-based rapper...
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Julian Rhine

Julian Rhine and “No God Flow” East Coast Influence

July 15, 2014 By hdesantis
in All Music Reviews, Rap
Brooklyn rapper Julian Rhine has a distinct flow that clearly derives from his hometown. Even though he’s spent some of his career in Nashville (which is near enough to another hip hop mecca), he’s kept a close grip on his...
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Konstant33n – TMT

March 19, 2014 By hdesantis
in All Music Reviews, Hip Hop, Rap
Floyd Mayweather sure knows how to garner attention from musicians. As well all know, his last entrance into the ring featured Justin Beiber and Lil’ Wayne as his escorts. Better yet, word on the street is that Miley Cyrus will...
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The Real 2 Four – Live It Up

March 14, 2014 By hdesantis
in All Music Reviews, Hip Hop, Independent Artists, Rap
Of all musicians, rappers are most often defined by their city. Whether it’s lyrics about L.A. neighborhoods or musical production reminiscent of the Chicago sound, geography plays a huge part in most rappers’ work. 2Four...
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Brightest Color – “Transatlantic”

March 5, 2013 By SoundCloud Music Reviews
in All Music Reviews, Electronic, Rap, Rock
Living in uneasy symbiosis are somber, mellow twinkling of guitar chords, thumping bass synth, and complex percussion rhythms that are mathlike in nature. Brooklyn group Brightest Color take a nod from groups such as Foals, M83,...
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Acid Reign produced by Tensei

Who would have thought that “Acid Reign” would be beneficial to the environment. Of course this is not in a literal sense, but in an abstract representation of sound. Acid Reign not to be confused with Acid Rain, but just as...
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