In the era of Yeezus Christ and King Kendrick, it's easy to fall into the mindset that every hip-hop album should be an experiment in pushing hip-hop forward. Every track should ooze with idealism and what's new. This feeling goes double for mixtapes.
Later this week will mark the one-year anniversary of Don Trip's last tape, the dynamite Randy Savage. Since then, the Memphis native hasn't announced any plans for new projects, but given us a handful of dope tracks to sate us until he returns with another full-length.
Snootie Wild is very much a brand new artist, but he already has a minor hit under his belt. "Yayo", while released in 2013, has recently grown into a huge track, earning itself remixes from T.I. and Chinx, among others.
Gangsta Boo's tweet concerning the death of her affiliate and friend, Lord Infamous, turned out to be accurate, as HHDX confirmed earlier. Now the cause of the late Memphis rapper's death has been revealed.
This week Drake unveiled the music video for "Worst Behavior" off his album Nothing Was The Same. The track quickly became a fan favorite off the LP, and while usually Drizzy is all about supporting Toronto, for this visual he took things to Memphis.