Category Archives: trap

Xhaling Emotions –  REEM IIDOL (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Reem is telling it like it is. One of the great things about rap music is that it looks you in the eye, shoots from the hip and draws first, firing off salvos of reality, truth bullets packet with explosive … Continue reading

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Scene and Heard – CCCXI: Living My Life  – Droop ft. Layvon and Coto (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Revelling in the past is all very well and good but the best music, or at least the most original, seems to be made as people move things forward. It’s all about evolution, it’s about forward-thinking, it is the way the … Continue reading

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Fast Life – Reemo (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Hip-Hop and therefore rap and all the other sub-genres that it spawned has always had a love of the hedonistic lifestyle. Commerciality may now be more of a driving force for the music being made on those tough streets but … Continue reading

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Scene and Heard – CCXCVII : Living My Life  – Droop ft. J-Love and Codo (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

What’s in a name? Ambient hip-hop? Trip-rap? Space-Trap? Sure, I’m just making things up now but truly original music requires you to do that and Living My Life comes from a truly original place. Rap, hip-hop, urban music, call it … Continue reading

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Eye For An Eye – Leon Vic (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Revelling in the past is all very well and good but the best music, or at least the most original, seems to be made as people move things forward. It’s all about evolution, it’s about forward-thinking, it is the way the … Continue reading

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Scene and Heard – CCLXX : Leading Nuh Race – Dupriece Kreed (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Leading Nuh Race is a strange creation, one which sits at the cross roads of a number of conflicting ideas. It combines a soundtrack feel with a forward thinking rap work out, it has the honesty of a live take, … Continue reading

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My Life –  Hot Dizzy  (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

As previous releases have proved, Hot Dizzy speaks about the world as he sees it. He doesn’t trade in fantasy scenarios or dream-laden ambitions, he trades in stories that reflect his own life, spins tales where he is the central … Continue reading

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Hustla Intro – Gutta Mayne (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Not every piece of music has to start revolutions, similarly not every track has to merely re-invent the wheel, and between the cutting edge and the tried and tested you find Gutta Mayne, a blend of old-school, grooving hip-hop, confident … Continue reading

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