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Future starts a new chapter on album ‘The WIZRD’

Future has been a prominent part in shaping the sounds and styles of hip-hop this decade. Throughout his 6 previously released studio albums, 16 mixtapes and collaborative projects with the likes of Young Thug, Juice WRLD and Drake, Future has penned both groggy, dark cuts that have found his melodies engulfed in melancholy, and fierce,…

James Blake switches his pace to pop on “Assume Form”

James Blake has released his fourth studio album Assume Form, the follow up to 2016’s The Color in Anything. The new album sees a change in pace for the British singer-songwriter/producer, shifting from his expected indie electronic to hip hop infused pop music. The album is a moody lullaby with lush, romantic undertones, and contains…

Young Thug’s signing Strick drops new EP

YSL is famously fronted by trap living legend, Young Thug but there’s much more talent behind Thugger.  Strick is the latest YSL artist to drop a project with his ‘See You When I Land’ EP. Whilst spending time in the U.S Air Force and a background in business, Strick took to the rap game later…

Shiraz & LSJ treat rap like an extreme sport on Rap For Sport

Auckland hip hop duo Shiraz and LSJ treat rapping like an extreme sport. On rapper Brandon Shiraz and producer Lightskinjohn’s latest project Rap For Sport the Grow Room duo showcase their agile abilities over eight smooth tracks, including previously released ‘Kount’ as well as ‘Nike’, ‘Jurk’, ‘Lil Smoke’ featuring LD & EO (remix) and more. The pairs…

Aminé: First impressions

They say first impressions are lasting impressions, so you better make yours count. While Aminé is in Auckland for New Zealand’s first FOMO festival tonight, SNIFFERS met the Portland ‘Reel It In’ rapper – and the banana boy dazzled us with his quick-wit and cheeky charm. But while we were sold on our first impression of Aminé, we wanted…

21 Savage debuts the new him on ‘I Am > I Was’

After debuting on the scene a few years ago through his ruthless, no BS style 21 Savage shows there’s two sides to the coin. Today 21 unveils his first project of the year, ‘ I Am > I Was’. Over the past year, 21 has laid low scheming, with just a few feature verses and…