Enjoy it While it’s Fresh: Eddie Caine

Eddie Caine is a rapper for people who like rap.  Listening through his patron Rita tape it becomes obvious that Caine not only has an incredible talent for telling stories but also holds high regard for hip-hop’s young history.  “Oh, I forgot it’s summertime,” he answers to a twisted Kanye sample on “sumHER”.  The most obvious comparison that Caine will …

pkelly94Enjoy it While it’s Fresh: Eddie Caine

Video: Pivot – One More Time

When I first read about Chicago hip-hop crew Pivot I didn’t expect to hear much more than a Pro-Era inspired group making old school-styled hip-hop.  Instead, it turns out that the only thing Pivot and Pro-Era have in common is that they are two young groups with infectious group energy and talent that runs deep.  After the hi-hat accented, energetic …

pkelly94Video: Pivot – One More Time

mp3: G.O.O.D. Music – Clique (Groundislava Remix)

‘Clique’, the latest single from G.O.O.D. Music’s upcoming Cruel Summer has hip-hop veterans Jay Z and Kanye West trying to out boast themselves and a career filled with boasting anthems.  The huge Hit-Boy produced track not only provided a platform for Hov and Ye to remind us once again why they are better than us but also a perfect opportunity …

pkelly94mp3: G.O.O.D. Music – Clique (Groundislava Remix)

mp3: Kanye West- Mercy (heRobust Remix)

I had to listen to this song about 6 times before I could wrap my head around all the stuff going on to make some deep social commentary on it about how it is representative about the state of music and hipster culture.  While most hip-hop remixes replace the regular beat with something more to that artist’s style, heRobust decided …

pkelly94mp3: Kanye West- Mercy (heRobust Remix)