On Wax: A Week of Drops, Diss Tracks, and Ghostwriting

On Wax: A Week of Drops, Diss Tracks, and Ghostwriting

MAXO KREAM DROPS “GO” On March 26th, Maxo Kream would go on to drop a music video featuring D Flowers for their track “Go.” In plain sight, there is nothing too spectacular about the video, however, this does demonstrate that street element that Maxo does consistently provide in his lyrics. Let this be a stepping […]

On Wax: Last Week in Hip-Hop

On Wax: Last Week in Hip-Hop

Run of the Mill Trap Singles Galore This week was full of some really unimaginative songs from a lot of different hip-hop artists: Belly dropped a DJ Mustard song featuring YG titled “4 Days.” If you’ve ever heard a Mustard produced track or a Belly track, you know what to expect. YG also appeared on […]

Friday Feels

Friday Feels

London On Da Track feat. A$AP Rocky, Gucci Mane, 21 Savage – “Cocky” First, I got the pleasure of meeting and having London On Da Track play Control in Los Angeles at the end of last year. When I sat with him in the studio, he played me a few of the tracks he had […]

On Wax: Last Week In Hip-Hop

On Wax: Last Week In Hip-Hop

On Wax is a weekly take updating you on the pocket of culture known as hip-hop. We bring you everything from breaking news to album drops, jail time and who’s beefing with who. Wale Leaves Atlantic Not with a bang, but with a whisper, Wale parted ways with Atlantic Records with some thinking it might have […]

The all inclusive guide to XXl’s upcoming 2018 Freshman class

The all inclusive guide to XXl’s upcoming 2018 Freshman class

In what could be considered one of the greatest triumph stories of all time, hip-hop not only became the most listened to music in 2017, but also proved that above all odds, it has the ability to last. For over 30 years, Emcees have risen to the challenge, developing their skill to prove why they […]

not letting go: can hip hop make you feel?

not letting go: can hip hop make you feel?

“If you’re looking for lyrics, if you’re looking to cry, if you’re looking to think about life, don’t listen to hip-hop.”   Post Malone was blasted for this quote marking, probably, his third strike against hip-hop and the culture built around it today. Since then, Post Malone has taken back these words after receiving a […]