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February 2018

Saturday 10 February 2018

BLUE SKY BLACK DEATH & NACHO PICASSO - Exalted

, 14:20

Exalted being the third collaborative mixtape from Nacho Picasso and Blue Sky Black Death released in a few months, it was somehow expected that, at that stage, the Seattle rapper and the two producers would get a bit less relevant. But actually, it didn't happen that way. Released not long after...

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Sunday 11 February 2018

FEMALE RAP - 100 albums

, 23:00

It's never been easy for a woman to find her way into the rap game. First, she had to fight hard to become an equal to the frequently sexist male rappers. And then, she had to deal with her rivals; the audience, or the industry, curiously, always wanted just one female star per generation. And then,...

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Monday 19 February 2018

NICKI MINAJ - Beam Me up Scotty

, 22:27

Like it or not, but please admit the following: in the 2010s, Nicki Minaj is the number one female rapper. The Trinidadian New-Yorker inherited everything from the ladies who paved her way: she has Lil' Kim, Foxy Brown or Trina's gift of the gab, and the same explicit lyrics or posture; she has...

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