Complications – Emotionz  (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Where does hip-hop end and pop begin? Where does soul start to give way to R&B? What happens at those meeting points? The answer to all three of those questions is Complications. Vancouver rapper Emotionz seems to make music in just those musical creative collision points, where the rigidity of one genre is tempered by... Continue Reading →

Hope – Lil Noovie (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Hip-hop, rap and all of those urban off shoots and sub-genres have built a, possibly unwarranted, reputation for promoting self-aggrandisement and material gain. There is nothing wrong with wanting to better yourself, its just that bettering yourself isn’t always about having, sometimes it is about feeling. Lil Noovie's dedication to Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, aka rapper... Continue Reading →

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