Recently, Dee-1 dropped a new single featuring a West Coast hard-hitter, The Game, called "Shine On".
There's something to be said for a rapper who can continue to drop good music after over a decade into his career. While most rappers run out of gas around year five, JACE appears to be going the distance and isn't showing any signs of stopping soon.
There was a time when aspiring entertainers had to be multi-talented. Being an actor wasn't enough, you had to be able to sing and dance as well. Well, in this day and time it appears things are coming full circle. Rappers have become actors, athletes are dropping music and all of the above are podcast hosts.
From the time Eclipse Darkness first came to our knowledge on a song called "Emergency", he has been one of the most impressive emcees in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area. Since then, Eclipse has remained active and consistently elevating his talents, his music and his fan base.
At the end of 2019, most people had big dreams for the coming year. All over the internet we saw "#2020Vision"; people were claiming to have a clear vision for the year 2020 and it would be their year for more success and prosperity than they had ever seen in their lives. However, most of everyone's plans and hopes for the year came to a screeching halt within in the first three months due to a potentially life-threatening virus spreading rapidly across the planet forcing the majority of the Earth's population into quarantine. According to reports, not only has this virus claimed hundreds of thousands of lives all over the world to-date but it has quite possibly caused irreversible damage to the world's economy. Companies have been forced to shut down, unemployment rates are an all time high and people are struggling to find out how they're going to make ends meet. One can't help but wonder if anyone saw that coming with their #2020Vision?
Hip Hop has always been a masculine, egotistical, testosterone driven art form. Listen to a lot rap songs on the radio and you'll hear a lot of bold, braggadocio bars about money, sex, violence and who has superior skills. Bizzle has remained one artist attempting to change the narrative, through thought provoking lyrics about life.
Remon is a multi-media personality. He is the founder of The Urban Advocate.