Mark Battles dropped his newest joint August 14th featuring Kevin Gates. Battles goes in hard on this one and displays his dope lyrical ability. There's not a lot to be "Thankful" for this year but, this jam is something to be appreciated! Check it out and make sure to follow Mark Battles on Spotify, or [...]
We went and did a little extra, we recorded a podcast. Generally, we're just writers, who don't speak all that well. We pushed past that, knowing that having extra media was the best way to reach more of an audience. We need that audience to promote the best lyrical rap music that's out there. These days, podcasts is where its at.
Ya'll aint ready homie. I fuck wit Elites, and Jehry Robinson is that.Tech N9ne That is literally the first thing you hear when you listen to Jehry Robinson's newest release, 20/Twenty! That's some high praise from one of the greatest of all time in the hip hop universe. I happen to agree with Nina. This [...]
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.
Sway Calloway has been a fixture in the hip hop culture for a very long time now. His magnificent body of work was recently recognized as he was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame. Since he teamed up with Eminem and Shade 45 to host "Sway in the Morning" we've seen and heard many, [...]
Another week and a lot of hard decisions to be made on our New Release Favorites. Lyrically Rap's Fav5 is a weekly feature where we share our favorite 5 Lyrical Rap songs released from the last week. This week we feature some bangers from FNX, Jarren Benton, Versvs, Mark Battles & Nas. The songs are listed in no particular order below. We hope you like our picks, and please let us know in the comments what some of your favorite releases were.
Why do we do what we do? That's a question that was recently asked of us by an artist and it got us thinking. Why do we do what we do? Well it turns out that's not really a tough question to answer at all. Let me start by letting yall know a little about [...]
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 [...]
This week I was lucky enough to hear the new release from Versvs & Royce Da 5’9” “Enough for You”. The song is great. It’s a lyrical masterpiece. Of course, Royce’s name on any song is going to carry it’s own weight. Versvs holds his own though. There’s a reason why Crooked, Royce, Futuristic, Eazy Mac, Gawne, just to name a few, have worked with Versvs. He’s really, really good
"So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable."(Christopher Reeves) Rockwell's dream is becoming inevitable. This EP drop marks a momentous occasion for a very talented emerging lyrical artist, and I dare you to find another artist who works as [...]
Remember the days when you would roll somethin up, toss up some dope ass jams on the stereo as loud as it can go, and just hit the highway? I know I do. This is a perfect jam to cruise to. Webby holds it down again with this latest #WebbyWednesday release. Once again the stellar [...]
47 years ago, the party was just about to kick off. DJ Kool Herc was hyped to be performing for his largest crowd, at 1520 Sedgwick Ave. It was his DJ Kool Herc sister's birthday party where the first sounds of Hip Hop were heard. Tonight, 47 years ago, Hip Hop History was made. August 11, 1973.
Entry 2 of our new feature, Fav5, where we like to promote Five of our Favorite new lyrical rap songs. We love sharing all types of lyrical rap music, from the local upcoming artist to the living legends. We may not capture every great release out there, but we hope what we do share is a sound that's fresh to you. New quality music from quality people.