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The English written companion of Fake For Real: reviews, interviews and articles about rap music

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December 2017

Saturday 16 December 2017

ETERNIA - It’s Called Life

, 18:48

According to some, Eternia is the best female rapper in Canada. Whatever the truth is, this woman from Ottawa looks exactly as expected, from a Canadian hip-hop artist: she is White, her lyrics are on the conscious and progressive side of the genre, and her sounds are deeply rooted into New-York’s...

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Friday 22 December 2017

DESSA - False Hopes

, 23:25

False Hopes is not just one record, but many. Indeed, such were named several solo projects, released in the mid-naughties by various members of Doomtree, before they recorded a joint album with the same title. Prior to this, actually, P.O.S. and Cecil Otter had founded a duo under the same name,...

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Wednesday 27 December 2017

KAMAIYAH - A Good Night in the Ghetto

, 22:58

Rap is no longer the light-hearted music it used to be, a while ago. Neither its conscious side – or what’s left with it – nor the materialistic and violent one, radiate joy and happiness. Even the most hedonistic kind of rap, the one tailored for clubs and dancefloor, is more about debauchery, drug...

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