It’s All About the Hamiltons

If you asked the average rap fan what the biggest story in Hip Hop (culture) or hip-hop music for the past 12 months was, what would they say? They might mention Drake and Meek Mill. They might talk about Future’s status as the ‘trap-music king’. Maybe they would talk about…

The #3 Rap Album Was A Hidden Gem This Year

Right now the biggest gainer in rap album sales on Billboard is the #3 position held by Lin-Manuel Miranda’s cast recording of the Broadway musical Hamilton. Alone that statistic is impressive, but consider this…the Pinkprint World Tour by Nicki Minaj this year grossed $13M. Since July of 2015, Hamilton has…

Broadway’s Hamilton is F’in Brilliant!

Referring to a musical in such a way is something I never imagined saying until I heard Lin-Manuel Miranda’s rendition of the life of Alexander Hamilton debuting this month on Broadway. Unlike most musicals, this one is set to hip-hop influenced lyrics, melodies and music. Instead of the stuffy Old-English…

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