Bust a Rhyme

Bust a Rhyme

Exploring the men, women, and motivations behind your favorite hip-hop music.

Underground Female Rappers You Should Listen To
Even with female hip hop artists making millions right next to their male counterparts, it still seems like there is a shortage of dope female rappers. But there isn't. In fact, they're as common as g...
Victor Trammell4 days ago
Song Review: "For My Soldiers" by Spizzy PM
You have three main kinds of hip-hop performers. There is the rap artist who expresses the environment they come from while naming off the vicarious experiences of others. They may not have lived through those experiences themselves, but they were close enough to people who did to give an accurate depiction of their environmental elements. Then you have the rap artist who merely does what they do for entertainment purposes. Their music is not about a life experience they have actually lived. The...
The Cypha5 days ago
Dave East — 'P2' Review
“Is dying worth everything you done lived for?” These words sound like proverbial street wisdom on “Prosper,” the second track on P2. They’re easily some of the most profound bars on here. Just like t...
Glen Ryan6 days ago
The Best Freestyle Raps of All Time
Most people aren't good at thinking on their feet. They get choked up, they trip all over their words, and they might even have a panic attack. But the best rappers are the ones that master this skill...
The Cypha7 days ago
Maxo Kream - 'Punken' Review
Maxo Kream is a Houston rapper with over a million monthly listeners on Spotify. Punken is his debut studio album and was released on Jan. 12, 2018. Don’t press the snooze button on this rapper; Punke...
Shante Hernandez13 days ago
LL Cool J
All the ladies love LL Cool J. Especially those lips, he even licks them every 30 seconds to 1 minute. Before all the hall and fame for Mr. Macho Man, LL Cool J was born James Todd Smith January 14, 1...
The Cypha13 days ago
Kendrick Lamar vs. Lupe Fiasco
Lupe Fiasco isn’t having it with Kendrick Lamar's, “All the Stars” cover art. The track features SZA and will be included in the upcoming Black Panther soundtrack. With a barrage of tweets, Lupe accus...
Dr. Ethan Levi17 days ago
Most Sensitive Drake Lyrics of All Time
Drake has come out with more than his fair share of party songs and look-at-me lyrics, but he is no stranger to sadness. The Top 40s hitmaker has long been known to have a softer side than most rapper...
Taylor Markarian18 days ago
Feminist Rappers from 2017 You Need to Listen To
It's no secret that most of the rap songs from male artists that make it on the radio have to do with subjugating, objectifying, and degrading women. Yeah, they all have catchy hooks and sweet beats, ...