With a dry tone like Daria and the general vibe of the girls from The Craft, when LILPIXIE (fka Pixie) raps “Baby, I’ll take you to wonderland”, it sounds like they're luring you into a trap.
As the 'Oz Boy' cover art suggests, Ides makes music about selling drugs in Australia. After a few years bubbling below the surface, he's finally dropped his first project, and it displays a fully-formed style and unique musical identity, packaging witty and vivid street bars in a flamboyant, expressive vocal delivery.
UPDATE: Turns out this guy is a rapist. This is crazy. Unlike anything I’ve heard. It’s like hardcore-rap meets jungle with a phat ass beat that almost ends up sounding like The Prodigy. The punk aesthetic has been co-opted a lot by rappers in recent years - usually in a completely shallow way e.g. Carti … Continue reading Ize
After a relatively quiet 2019, the dark queen of the rap netherworld Bbymutha has blessed us with a dark and commanding EP of bangers, Muthaleficent. She’s a mother-of-four from Chattanooga, Tennessee with one of the smoothest voices in the game, but she’s really snapping here. The standout is the title track where she’s on a war … Continue reading
Best Scraps 2018. Declaring my favourite song of the year isn't usually this easy but what Saba did on 'PROM / KING' is some of the best song-writing I've ever heard. On an album shrouded in grief, this is the climax where Saba tells the story of how a particular prom night brought him and … Continue reading