Founder of his very own music festival- Check Tracks produced by Grammy nominated producers- Check Performed all around the world with the likes of Nipsey Hussle, Kendrick Lamar, Mackelmore, and Joell Ortiz- Check Do all this and still remain INDEPENDENT- CHECK! This is 60 East! 60 East is an emerging emcee hailing outta Ontario, California. [...]
Hiway’s sound is fast, fun, and can carry a strong message dedicated to a great theme, much like in his release “Smile”. Hiway has songs for days. According to his Spotify discography, Hiway has been releasing music since 2008. 13 years in the rap game is a testament to his commitment to learn and achieve in the hip hop world. We spoke briefly on it.
The people make it special, especially in those times when you get to meet someone who’s genuinely cool af. Osay, rapping out of Atlanta, is an extremely talented newcomer, who’s been studying the game for years. Osay’s sound is reminiscent of old school legend Biggie and 90’s rap, but with a modern vibe. I dare you not to nod your head while listening.
Jonathan Hunter aka Afta is an supremely talented emcee hailing outta Bakersfield, CA, but this man excels in just about every aspect of hip hop music. Afta is a decorated battle rapper, an insanely dope producer, and from what i gather an excellent fisherman. Alright that last one doesn't have anything to do with hip [...]
Through the flu, technical issues, and on the fly late - spur of the moment craziness, we created something that was fun and hopefully our listeners could enjoy as well. Buggie was even gracious enough to allow us to release a small snippet of his upcoming collab with Jarren Benton! It's dope by the way.
The young duo, Chach and Zvch dropped a new album today. These two artists are heading the next generation of lyrical rappers. At 20 years old, Chach and Zvch are discussing subjects a lot of adults do not like to face. There is a message in their lyrics, one that we share here at Lyrically Rap, that we're tired of this pop rap crap, and want some good damn music.
Durand dropped his latest release, "Story Time" on Monday Aug 17th, 2020. Durand is a Lyrical Rapper from Fremont, Ohio. A midwestern neighbor of ours over here in Bloomington, Indiana. We covered Durand in an earlier story at Lyrical Rap, after finding him on Spotify. We love his sound, and were excited about his latest release, "Story Time".
FNX just dropped a new video today for his single "Bottom to da Top" today. I cant stress enough how dope this emcee is. He spits nothing but real, raw, meaningful lyrics. Trust me this dude gon blow up bigger than Europe during WW2. Keep an eye on this cat, for real. https://youtu.be/5mgbDwYRDpQ Make sure [...]
2020 has been a year full of disappointment, hardships, and chaos. The tragic death of Kobe and his daughter, the George Floyd murder along with many other deaths of black men at the hands of the police, and then you add in a worldwide pandemic, have made this year quite a horrible one. I myself [...]
Sometimes you just find some music and can't stop yourself from listening. That's how we feel with X. I know yall gonna enjoy this dude as much as we do! His flow and wordplay are downright incredible and the production on his tracks is insane with some great west coast vibes. Think Dr. Dre circa [...]
Lyrical Rap is sometimes hard to find. There’s a lot of music out there, and a lot of ways to listen to it. What the streaming platforms and radios promote, may not always be quality hip hop. If you listen to a lot lyrical rap like us, your playlist and streaming radio stations start circling around the same songs. It’s the failure of the algorithm. There are times where the algorithm works though.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uzb_IdgNfG8 Seventeen minutes ago, Buggie released the music video for Beast Mode. Buggie, one of our friends and favorites lyrical artists, hails across the border from Detroit. His latest video is fun, and a surprisingly good production. Hats off to the team he brought in. Love the release. Great video to a great song. What [...]