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Krush Groove

This movie is probably one of the most influential of it’s era. Us old heads like to call it the “golden era” of hip hop. The art form was still new, and the artists were unique and full of promise…. Read More ›

Reason:Middle Child Freestyle

So TDE added Carson rapper Reason to their roster back in August 2018.  He was featured on the Black Panther soundtrack, and released singles The Soul and Better Days shortly after.  Today TDE dropped his freestyle to J. Cole’s Middle Child.  Check it… Read More ›

Throwback Thursday: Common

Though Common released his first album Can I Borrow A Dollar in 1992, his breakthrough didn’t come until 1994 with his sophomore release Resurrection.  With production from then obscure producer No I.D, this is the album that undoubtedly put Common on… Read More ›

J. Cole- Middle Child

I’ve said repeatedly that I would try not to feature well know artists on Rapmajor unless it was in relation to a social issue or they are attached to a lesser known artist.   But this song slaps so hard I couldn’t… Read More ›

Are Luxury Designers Racist?

Recently there has been a lot of discussion around luxury brands and some of their designs.  Two weeks ago Gucci pulled a balaclava sweater from the boutiques and website after receiving backlash regarding its similarity to blackface.  I don’t see… Read More ›

Gun Violence And Hip Hop

According to an article published by the New York Times, nearly 40,000 Americans died from gun violence last year.  That’s the highest since 1968 according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control. More alarming, however is the fact… Read More ›

J. COLE: Emcee or CEO?

All 5 of J. Cole’s projects hit number 1 on the Billboard Charts.  In 2011 he released Cole World: The Sideline Story.  This album didn’t produce any major commercial hits, but he did release a few singles.

Ab-Soul: TDUD?

The Emcee many of us know as Ab-Soul hit the scene in 2009 with the Long Term mix-tape.  His first project was a solid effort with stand out tracks like Lyrically Speaking, Regular Nigga,  A Day in the life, and… Read More ›