Rappers headlining their own TV Shows is becoming far more common recently, Action Bronson is devouring food around the world with Fuck, That’s Delicious, a mischievous Tyler, The Creator is discovering how his favourite things work in Nuts + Bolts and VICELAND prove that they fuck with Kevin Abstract with American Boyband. Continue reading “If Rappers Made TV Shows”
The UTM writers pick a handful of the most lit and intriguing tracks from the past 30(ish) days. Continue reading “Monthly Bangers: April”
In our continued mission to prove that hip-hop doesn’t begin and end with dad rap, we’re taking a look at one of the most beloved and discussed staples of hip hop, the posse cut. For definition, UTM sees a posse cut is four or more separate rappers all spitting hard, so sorry that your favourite triple rapper track didn’t make it in, that’s not a posse, that’s three dude in a room. Anyway, here’s our list of eight awesome posse cuts that aren’t mined from the 90’s.
Some rappers are awe inspiring (#TYBG), some rappers are complete trash and some rappers are RiFF RAFF. But in the internet age, does the quality of a rapper really matter? Drake comparing his swimming pool to Kanye’s is far more tweetable and notable than discussion about rap virtuosos. The UTM editors got together to figure out if a rapper’s tone, flow and lyricism have to be high quality for music to be worthwhile and, in the process, we discussed autotune, political lyrics and Stitches.
There are so many ‘GREATEST RAP VERSES OF ALL TIME EVER’ lists out there, and they all feature rappers like Tupac, Biggie, Eminem, Nas and other rappers that dads and those insufferable ‘I only listen to old school hip hop’ listen to. It’s 2016. Continue reading “10 Underappreciated Rap Verses”