Insomniac’s Weekly Top Ten: Don’t Sleep On These New Releases
When you want to check out the best underground Hip Hop, there's only one place to go...Insomniac's Weekly Top Ten! We could ramble on & on but we know what you REALLY want. It's dope beats & rhymes, so don't waste any time. Just look at the list below...
1) It's a Detroit takeover as TY FARRIS joins forces with NOLAN THE NINJA, A-MINUS & DJ SOKO for the Trox produced banger, "N.W.C.R."(N***as Who Can Rap). Raw energy, hardcore lyrics and super-charged cuts take precedence on this behemoth of a collabo that feels like Hip Hop on steroids! It's one of ...
Shay D is a breath of fresh air in Hip Hop
Lyrically gifted, conscious minded, feminist, and activist are all relevant ways to describe Shay D, however, dope emcee is our preferred phrase for this London-based Hip Hop artist. We don't need to convince you; we'll let her delivery and potent lexicon be the proof. Check it-
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Rebel music heroes strike again: Public Enemy’s “Man Plans God Laughs”
The Hip Hop gods are smiling on us. One of the most influential groups in music history is dropping a new album. Chuck D, Flavor Flav, Professor Griff, the incredible DJ Lord and the crew are bringing the noise once again with "Man Plans God Laughs."
Public Enemy never ceases to create and innovate. Beyond their impact during Hip Hop's golden era, decades later, their presence continues to resonate with fans around the planet. In 2013, the iconic masters of rebel music were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. This is just one of many distinctions that have further solidified the ...
Are You Hip Hop?
You can’t be Hip Hop by wearing diamonds in your mouth. Hip Hop won’t be found in a Bently or an Aston Martin. Wearing brand names like Roca Wear, LRG, or Sean Jean won’t make you anymore a part of Hip Hop than rocking gear from Russell Simmons' American Classics brand at Wal-Mart. Lingo, slang, swagger, jewelry, playing car jacking themed video games or even DJ Hero, won't make you anymore Hip Hop than spitting fire (rapping) will make you legit. It's ironic that today's so called “Hip Hop heads” rely on corporate entities and brands to tell them what ...
The Insomniac crew are salivating for the release of Westside Gunn’s “FLYGOD” album. While we wait, the Griselda Records mastermind hits us with the full CDQ version of “50 Inch Zenith”(featuring Skyzoo). Check out the Statik Selektah produced banger below.
New England reps Hip Hop to the fullest as Blak Madeen team up with Blacastan for the Alexander Hayes directed “Mic Divine” video from the “Supreme Aftermath” album. Check out the visuals for the Teddy Roxpin produced banger below.