Bust a Rhyme

Bust a Rhyme

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

Kyle Mantha7 months ago
Eminem, Kid Cudi, and the Art of the Comeback
Every rapper eventually falls off. It’s unfortunate, but it’s true. Even rappers who reach the pantheon of fame and fortune eventually lose their touch. It’s happened to countless MCs, and it’ll conti...
SKYLERIZED 8 months ago
Pulling Rank: How Machine Gun Kelly’s Animus Against Eminem Exemplifies White Hatred Listed from a Verbal Assault to Possible Reconciliation
Epistemology is one of the two main prongs of Ayn Rand’s groundbreaking philosophy that consists of five branches where fresh thinking resonates the most. The other is with ethics. But it is reason th...
Quyaisha El-Bey8 months ago
Misogyny & Sexism in Hip-Hop
I am a music lover; however, it's hard for me to listen to the urban radio stations. Why? Because I don't want to hear lyrics that both degrade and objectify women. Misogyny describes a general hatred...
SKYLERIZED 8 months ago
Why Are You Ranking: Most Telling Signs that Nicki Minaj’s Career Is Done, Listed from Stop the Beef to Live That Pop Life
Over the course of more than a decade, Onika Tanya “Nicki Minaj” Maraj has dominated charts, garnered awards, and drew ire from hip hop legends. But in that time, her star has been dimming slowly. Yes...
Kyle Mantha8 months ago
How Chief Keef Influenced an Entire Generation of Rappers
Chief Keef’s influence should not be understated. Unfortunately, it almost always is. The near-veteran Chicago rapper paved the way for more rappers than you can count on two hands, yet he still isn’t...
Rap Disciple9 months ago
The Internet - 'Hive Mind' Review
Brilliant & Soulful As Ever
Paul Rosal10 months ago
Drake - 'Scorpion' Review
With the Canadian rapper's fifth studio album, he finally releases a response to the controversy, the doubters, and the fans, pondering as to what he would say next. This is where the boy turns to the...
Walter Duke10 months ago
East Coast Vs. West Coast
East Coast Vs. West Coast In the mid 80’s and early 90’s the music industry started to see a rise in rap music, from artists such as Wu-Tang Clan, Beastie Boys, and Run DMC. However, the band that rea...
mina johnson10 months ago
'American Boyfriend: A Suburban Love Story' Album Review
In my 16 years of life, I have heard a variety of albums, both good and bad, from A LOT of different musical genres. Some on the better end of the spectrum, like Amy Winehouse’s Back To Black or SZA’s...