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2013 was quite a year for Hip Hop/Rap music. Pretty much every major name in the rap game came out with an album. From Jay-Z to Eminem, we were blessed to hear some new music from the people we love to hear music from. But, if 2013 was the year for the big dogs, then let […]

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Last week BU Hip Hop released its first mixtape – BUHH Vol. 1: The ILL Rhetoric. It holds 16 songs, over 20 rappers, and several different flows. You’ll be surprised as to how good this mixtape actually is. And I say that just because Hip Hop isn’t always at the forefront of Boston University’s culture. To […]

Song of the Moment: "Coastin'" - Zoin I ft. K. Flay

Since I’m from California, I thought I would go back to my roots and present “Coastin’” by Zoin I ft. K. Flay as this week’s Song of the Moment. A couple days ago I got a text from a friend informing me that I should check this song out. I Googled the name and found […]

The Evolution of Kanye West

The musical genius we call Kanye West has gone through more transformations than your favorite Michael Bay movie (Transformers, get it?), and as much as people constantly beg for “Old Kanye” back, he continues to reinvent himself. Let’s take a trip back to the years 2003-2007 when Mr. West began The College Series with The College […]

Artists to Watch: Kitty

Kitty, formerly known as Kitty Pryde, is an up-and-coming hip hop artist from Daytona Beach, FL. I first heard her song “Okay Cupid” and was both entertained and disturbed by her unique lyrics. I think it was because they struck me as such relevant first world problems and she wasn’t afraid to express them honestly. Eventually I […]

Vic Mensa's INNANETAPE shows off rapping versatility

Vic Mensa may only be 19, but this guy has years of experience under his belt. After releasing two albums with the now-disbanded indie fusion group Kids These Days, the Chicago rapper decided to carve his own path and released a 14-track mixtape this past September showcasing his true versatility as a rapper. INNANETAPE opens with […]

NBA stars as rappers? We rate the best.

In honor of the new NBA season kicking off, I present to you my top 5 favorite rap songs by some of the NBA’s best active or retired ballers out there! 5) Cedric Ceballos featuring Warren G – Flow On 4) Iman Shumpert featuring Chrisette Michelle – Supaphly 3) Kevin Durant (Velvet Hoop), Andre Igoudala (Chief Blocka), Mo […]