Hip-Hop Shelf life:  Reviewing ‘Tha Carter V’
Oct 8th '18

Hip-Hop Shelf life: Reviewing ‘Tha Carter V’

Tha Carter V may have dropped two weeks ago, but I’ve been a Lil Wayne fan since his Cash Money Millionaires days in the late `90s—when he was a member of The Hot Boy$ with Juvenile, Young Turk, and B.G. I remember being in fourth grade when I heard “Back That Azz Up” by Juvenile, […]

Crossfading Styles

Crossfading Styles

Hip-hop, the aesthetic lifestyle of breakdancing, street art, and rap music has always been a celebration of the culture around it, namely the culture of Black America. Rap music, in particular, became a cultural doorway that allowed African Americans to deliver their message to the world around them. At the same time, rap was always […]

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, and jail time to who’s beefing with who. Maxo Kream is making moves Maxo Kream is on the rise. More than usual, Maxo has been making appearances and stepping up […]

What does Hip-Hop in Chicago look like for ‘18?

What does Hip-Hop in Chicago look like for ‘18?

You can’t deny the fact that Chicago has been a goldmine for the hip-hop industry, especially with such promising talents emerging each year. Our favorite artists such as Chance the Rapper, SZA, Chief Keef, Kanye West, and so many more have originated from the heart of Chicago. Now that the new year has begun, you […]

Future of Female Artists

Future of Female Artists

Let’s face it. There are far more male musicians in the industry than females, and that’s just an inevitable fact. When we tend to think of a famous artist, there’s a higher chance that they will be a male, regardless of the genre. Specifically, music genres such as hip-hop, rap, and R&B have solely been […]