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Rap Reviews

Prophets Of Rage Self Titled Album Cover
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Prophets of Rage -Prophets of Rage (, , )
21st September 2017 -

Sometimes when new bands form from the ashes of others, there is the fear that one of two things will happen, that either they will coast by on former glories or they will boil down to being nothing more than the some of their parts rather than being an innovative whole. This is where Prophets of Rage come in and… Read More »

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Body Count Bloodlust Album Cover
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Body Count – Bloodlust (, )
4th April 2017 -

Body Count have been a pioneering band for nearly 30 years now.  Formed in 1990, they caused controversy with their anthem ‘Cop Killer’ and changed the game.  It seems appropriate then that they have just dropped the most important album of 2017. Yes, this is the most important album out right now. Body Count, and in particular their leader Ice-T, has… Read More »

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HACKTIVIST – Outside the Box (, , )
8th March 2016 -

Hacktivist’s debut album has been a long time coming. Back in 2012 they burst onto the scene with their self-titled EP, with the unique blend of grime rapping and djent riffs creating a stir in both the metal and underground rap scenes, culminating in airplay on BBC Radio One and tours supporting such acts as Limp Bizkit and Korn. Considering… Read More »

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Crazy Town – The Brimstone Sluggers (, )
25th August 2015 -

Oh, Crazy Town. The band that’s become the peak example of every negative excess of the turn-of-the-century wave of nu metal and rap-rock were best known for the hit single “Butterfly”, which didn’t really have any original instrumentation and relied mostly on a looped bridge they took from a Red Hot Chili Peppers song. The band’s apparent lack of rapping… Read More »