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All rapped up: The best US hip-hop of 2012, Music

All rapped up: The best US hip-hop of 2012

While it may not (yet) be regarded as one of hip-hop’s landmark years in the same way 1988 or 1994 now are, there is a sense as 2012 draws to a close that it’s been one of the genre’s strongest seasons for some time.

By | Music | Monday, 17 December 2012 at 1:02 pm

Swag and internet hype – the name dropper’s guide to hip hop in 2011, Arts

Swag and internet hype – the name dropper’s guide to hip hop in 2011

A feeling of sensationalism and expectation predominated in hip hop for much of 2011. The hip hop media eagerly embraced a series of grandiose statements, gestures of brash young artists trying to make their breakthroughs, and welcomed the comebacks of older artists staking their claim to their genre.

By | Arts, Music | Friday, 30 December 2011 at 2:14 pm

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