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Exeposé Music’s Top Albums of 2018: 19-11

19 Golden Hour by Kacey Musgraves The last few years have seen various pop artists look to country, folk and Americana music as sources of...

Enter the Wu Tang Clan (36 Chambers): 25 years on

As America rolled into 1993, East Coast hip-hop was coughing and spluttering like a flu patient. Dr Dre’s G-Funk had led a takeover of...

Kanye West’s 808s and Heartbreak: A Retrospective

It’s easy to overstate the impact of an album as singular as Kanye West’s 808s and Heartbreak, so let’s begin with the caveats. Scarface reckoned...

Interview: Rejjie Snow

 it’s more just being responsible. And thinking about others. A little while ago I had the amazing opportunity of interviewing Rejjie Snow about his debut...

Mental Health & the Progressive State of Mainstream Hip-Hop

Mental illness has seemingly always simmered beneath the surface of mainstream hip-hop. In the 1990s paranoia permeated throughout the lyrics of Tupac Shakur. The...
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EP Review: Dave – Game Over

The hype surrounding Dave, aka Santan Dave, has been bubbling away under the mainstream surface for some time now. Alongside UK grime stalwart AJ...
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Album Review: AJ Tracey – Secure the Bag

“They thought I would flop and they’re wrong,” AJ Tracey, the 23-year-old rising grime sensation from Ladbroke Grove, West London confidently raps on 'Quarterback'...

Album Review: Kendrick Lamar – DAMN.

Socially conscious and lyrically dexterous, Kendrick Lamar’s discography is the antithesis of the vacuous stereotype that surrounds contemporary hip-hop. The atmospheric, autobiographic Good Kid, M.A.A.D City...

Live Review: Loyle Carner @ Motion, Bristol

"This has been my favourite show I’ve played EVER” shouts a very gracious and glowing Loyle Carner at the end of his set on...

Album Review: Loyle Carner – Yesterday’s Gone

As his EP A Little Late showed us, Carner isn’t afraid to be vulnerable in his music or his words, exposing his pain like...