Ahmad Anonimis doesn’t flood the market with music, yet he’s become one of the most prolific new independent rappers… How? Connection.
LaLion is the king of consistency. From 0 to 200,000+ monthly Spotify listeners and a climbing 20 million streams all from mixing, mastering and recording he does himself. In the latest from HipHopNumbers’ on The Beauty of Independence — profiling the determination.
In the third installment of his Beauty of Independence series, Ben of HipHopNumbers talks with Malawi emcee C-Scripture about influence, addiction, and chasing dreams on his own terms.
In the second installment of his Beauty of Independence series, Ben of HipHopNumbers talks to talented poet-turned-emcee Dell Nellson about poems, process and philosophy.
In the first instalment of his ‘Beauty of Independence series, HipHopNumbers’ Ben Carter talks to vibrant independent voice Cal Scruby about his music, his process, and his ‘itis.
Early in his career, Tyler, The Creator gained fame as an innovative producer whose abrasive lyrics leaned heavily on topics like rape, violence, and homophobic slurs – also known as “shock-rap”. But when Tyler’s new album Igor drops later this week, the project will come from a man whose music is nearly unrecognizable when compared […]
It’s 2019. Hip-hop has been the biggest genre in music for more than two years now, but The Grammys still reek of bias against the genre. Recent snubs of iconic albums like Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. and Cardi B’s Invasion of Privacy sting badly, but sadly they weren’t a surprise to anyone who has been paying […]
You’ve stumbled into an ongoing collaborative series between CentralSauce and HipHopNumbers, where I take a deep dive into the best tweets and statistical discoveries of the previous week. There’s a healthy helping of numbers and always a slight twist of ya girl Iggy in the mix. Enjoy! Future raps more about Lean on #THEWIZRD than […]
Welcome to the very first installment of an ongoing collaborative series where we will dive into the best tweets and discoveries uncovered on HipHopNumbers Twitter Account over the last week. I promise nothing except that you will leave these articles entertained, informed, and maybe slightly frustrated, depending on how much you like Iggy Azalea. Hip-Hop […]
In today’s era of collaborative production, Big K.R.I.T. stands alone. Despite producing 67.9% of his album tracks alone – with no co-production whatsoever – K.R.I.T. has ascended commercial peaks historically reserved for elite rappers backed by production rosters as long as a phone book. He has carved his own path from the very beginning, employing […]