Category Archives: Mindfart

J. Cole – Beats and Bars

I saw J. Cole live for a second time about a week ago at London’s Koko. If he ever comes to your city then you really need to see him. His one single has had no chart success over here … Continue reading

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Kick in the Door

If you want someone to listen to your album all the way through then grab their ears at the start and force them to pay attention. Here’s some openers that boot down the door, shove a shotgun in your face … Continue reading

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Ignorant Sh*t

One of the reasons I love hip-hop is it’s lyricism. Artists like Nas, Talib Kweli and Lupe Fiasco paint pictures of the world around them through their words. Lately though, I’ve been going through an ignorant shit phase. What’s the … Continue reading

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Everyone Loves Their Hometown

I was in the mood for Adele’s “Hometown Glory” so I searched for it in iTunes and realised that a few young rappers have all sampled it in their own music. We can’t have this. Three rappers using the same … Continue reading

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Once Upon A Time

We all love a good story. They transcend age, race, sex, class or whatever else you want to use to separate us. No matter who you are, a decent story will make you want to know what happens next. When … Continue reading

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