Standout Rap, 2018

@g___ says: Ayyy, fuck these lists tho. This ain’t that. Consider this a friendly reminder that there is a lot of music out there that you can check for. Some of it you’ll like, and some of it you won’t. That’s on you. Hip-hop ain’t for everyone. Independent hip-hop even more-so. More instrumentals like this […]

GRANDGOOD.COM: Standout Rap, 2017 [Mixed by DJ Sheep]

This collection of music focuses on the independent voice in hip-hop, where the tension of selling records to mass markets tends to be less pronounced. This doesn’t exclusively mean unsigned and you’ll note some music from career musicians. But even with long term artists the songs we selected felt less encumbered. Because of my heavy […]