Conscious Rap

  • INTERVIEW: Salloum – Staying True To Himself

    Salloum started writing rhymes in 2007. After honing his skills over the next five years he released Epitome Perennial (2013) followed by HollowDreamz (2014) and Energy & Rhythm in 2019. Looking widely across various genres you’ll find a category of artists like Bob Marley, Mos Def, and Rage Against...
  • Vernon Little: “The Chance To Tell You” – a spiritually enlightened, conscious and fully matured artist

    Vernon Little is a Hip Hop artist from the Bronx, NY. He has been writing, recording, and performing since the mid 80’s. Vernon is also a pastor at Faith In God Church in the Bronx. Hence his music carries positive clear messages which can all be heard on latest...
  • Apex aka Levi: “The Elevation Clause” – socially committed

    Culture is the best way for self-expression to cultivate if used in the right manner. In this techno savvy era, the authenticity of culture is somewhere getting lost, for everyone wants to join the rat race. One best way to pass this important message to the mass is through...
  • J-es-on: “World of Chaos”- an eminently listenable album

    J-es-on is keen to give his stories a dramatic, even epic touch, elevating the events in an almost cinematic manner, making it feel like you walked into a Martin Scorsese movie. Not every rapper with a story to tell can develop it over three verses, but the rapper from...
  • Nexgod: “The Universe” ft. Blizm and JL – a product of its time!

    Atlanta-based hip-hop artist and producer Nexgod, along fellow artists Blizm and JL presides over what can be called protest tune with an old world grace and steely strength that feels oddly calming in these uniquely turbulent times. Given how unorthodox 2016 has been and how much more unorthodox it...
  • SaeMonae: “Dirty PolitiKKKs” – a verbose, hyper-articulate rapper!

    Seattle ‘raptivist’, SaeMonae is all about connecting with listeners through gritty and organic production aesthetics, as well as thought-provoking lyricism. A street poet promoted out of the modern American ‘war zone’, she is fearless in his scope, both lyrically and sonically. Highly aware that the state of American discrimination,...
  • TIN: “The Public’s Enemy” – the chronicle of a visionary underground rapper!

    An emerging hip-hop/rap artist and producer, TIN, releases his debut EP, entitled “The Public’s Enemy”. TIN is known to convey messages through his elaborate choice of words and gives insight to the life of a good person in bad situations. TIN should receive the kind of respect that true...
  • Lewie The King: “A King’s Decision: War or Peace”

    Lewie The King eloquently explained the concept behind his 13 track mixtape entitled “A King’s Decision: War or Peace”: “A King’s Decision was inspired by one half of my life and the second half some of the social, economic, spiritual, mental issues I’ve seen right and wrong in America....