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Artist: Lil Bibbya Album: Free Crack Label: Self-released Seventeen-year-old Chicago drill rapper Lil Bibby has music typical of the drill subgenre.  I was disappointed, because a lot of this was “no play,” but I love this type of music.  The bass is heavy, and the drums are rock hard.  Chicago has a real thing going […]

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Hip-Hop Album Reviews (2/14/14)-Clams Casino, Boldy James, Roc Marciano, and More!

CLAMS CASINO; Instrumental Mixtape 3; Self-Released The third and supposedly final mixtape in Clams Casino’s series of instrumental releases of rap productions compares well to the first two. Casino includes instrumental versions of productions for rappers, an instrumental song he produced for the videogame Grand Theft Auto 5 and unreleased electronic tracks. Casino is like […]

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Eric’s 2013 Hip-Hop “Top10″

TOP 10 KSPC HIP-HOP ALBUMS OF 2013 1. Quasimoto – Yessir Whatever (Stones Throw) This album could’ve been great with just Madlib’s productions but his blunted irreverent ramblings as Quasimoto set it apart. 2. Tree – Sunday School II (Creative Control) The sequel to Tree’s first Sunday School mixtape keeps the first’s pioneering soul trap […]

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Kendrick Lamar (with Ab-Soul, Jay Rock, Stalley & Fly Union) 10/18

Kendrick Lamar (with Ab-Soul, Jay Rock, Stalley & Fly Union) Promotional POST! By Katie Shepley Where: Fox theatre- 301 S.Garey Ave. Pomona, CA When: October 18th 8.30pm (doors open 7.30pm) How much?: $35 From Compton California, this homeboy is an incredibly talented hip hop artist. His first independent album Section 80 created him some major […]

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Michael Nhat on The Garden Hour 9/5

LA’s self-proclaimed “Original Hipster Rapper” is coming to KSPC for a live performance! Michael Nhat will bring his lo-fi alt rap to The Garden Hour on September 5th. Nhat’s been releasing strange and charming hip hop albums for over a decade now and he knows what he’s doing. The performance starts around 8:30 p.m. The […]

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