With all these freestyles and loose singles Jadakiss has been rolling out over the course of the last few months, including three songs in three days last week, anticipation for his long-awaited album Top 5 Dead or Alive has never been higher.
2015 has truly been a landmark year for hip-hop. There have been countless quality album releases from rappers all over, impressive music videos, and the emergence of a new crop of rappers.
The first time I ever heard Fab was when I was 12. I heard “Can’t Deny It” and realized that he was beyond nice. You see, Fabolous is a gladiator. You can throw him in the octagon and he’ll walk out unscathed.
When the last Progression mix came out, Kirko Bangz was nowhere near as well known as he is now. Perhaps that's the beauty of the Progression series; there's some real, erm, progress being made. Not just career-wise but musically as well.
Eminem is undoubtedly one of the best rappers of this generation, but his ability to freestyle it pretty untestable as well. His rhymes are intricate, complex, and sometimes just plain crazy. This list shows off Shady’s rare ability to spit off the cuff.