Written by Shugabooga A few years ago, on the eve of the release of his Maybach Music debut “Ohio”, Masillon native Stalley threw a concert at the Grog Shop in … Continue Reading Stalley Is Finding His Purpose On “New Wave”- Shining Light On Hip Hop
Written By Shugabooga It’s been years since we heard Steph Floss’ signature rasp grace a mixtape. Floss is from a different era, where the DJ was the star of the … Continue Reading The Wolf In G.O.A.T.’S Clothing: Steph Floss Checks Back In To The Mixtape Game With Big Bank Holly
ShugaBanger of the Day: Action Bronson “Let Me Breathe” (and why it’s okay to like Bronson AND Wu Tang!)
Written by Shugabooga Action Bronson put me in a very precarious position the day he finally got tired of being asked about Ghostface Killa comparisons and spoke out on ESPN. … Continue Reading ShugaBanger of the Day: Action Bronson “Let Me Breathe” (and why it’s okay to like Bronson AND Wu Tang!)
Written by Shugabooga Devin “Paper” Paulk is having a great summer. The Cleveland native is riding the wave on the “Supa Jefe” Tour with Kap G and J.R. Donato, adding … Continue Reading Paper Paulk Keeps It 100 On “Truthfully”
Written by Shugabooga I’ve seen a million artists come out of Cleveland. I’ve seen a handful find success. The rap biz is fickle. There isn’t a formula to make it. … Continue Reading CLEsus Walks- MGK Drops “Bloom” And The People Rejoice!
Written By Shugabooga I am making a concerted effort to introduce you guys to some of the new music I come across. Sometimes you don’t have time for a whole … Continue Reading Carnage Bodybagg’s “Sharks”- Today’s ShugaBanger
Written By Shugabooga I am making a concerted effort to introduce you guys to some of the new music I come across. Sometimes you don’t have time for a whole … Continue Reading Mic Miles “Validation”- Today’s ShugaBanger
Written by Shugabooga About a year ago, in December of 2015, I found myself in a very embarrassing situation outside the NERVE DJ’s/Big Heff Christmas party. My date forgot her … Continue Reading Clevelands Pooh Gutta drops “Last Autumn” For This Summer
Written by Shugabooga Being a Troy Ave fan isn’t always easy. I have been following him since his album “Major Without A Deal” came out, and I always list him … Continue Reading Ambitions Of A Nupac- Troy Ave Channels A Legend On His New Project
Written by Soopa EngineEar Myke Hello BubbleHedz-I’m coming to you today with the new Logic song and video “Black Spiderman” featuring Damian Lemar Hudson. On “Black Spiderman”, Logic discusses the … Continue Reading Logiq Drops “Black Superman” Visual, And It’s Much Needed
Written by Shugabooga Last week the internet buzzed as Desiigner dropped “Holy Ghost” unannounced, sparking rumors about an album to follow. Those rumors aren’t likely to subside anytime soon as … Continue Reading Desiigner Drops More New Music- Is An Album Close?
Written by Shugabooga In theory, I’m not supposed to like Kodak Black. I’m supposed to like J. Cole and I’m supposed to be revolted by Kodak’s antics. Why? Because I … Continue Reading Kodak Black’s “Painting Pictures”- A Great night out if you send an Uber!
Written by Shugabooga When Steph Floss played Kendrick Lamar’s “Humble” on his 9:00 Mixtape on Z107.9 here in Cleveland last Thursday I about wrecked my car. Those keys. That tempo. … Continue Reading Wait… did I just become a Kendrick fan?
Written by Shugabooga Cleveland Artist Traplordd Beez returns with a brand new project that promises to tell his story. Produced by Smokehouse Beats and mixed at Top of the World … Continue Reading The Lordd of the Trap Returns to Tell His Story
Written By- Shugabooga I’ll never forget interviewing Lil Cray last summer. Exactly one year ago today I manned a NERVE DJ conference call which started out sweet and innocent with … Continue Reading My Guilty Pleasure-Why I Won’t Apologize For Loving Lil’ Cray’s Music