Author: Demetrios

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The Lexicons of Hip-Hop Cult Followings

Follow @DopeGoAnywhere One of the coolest aspects of any music culture is the way a secret code develops among its loyal fans. There was a time when everybody was wearing…

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Mickey Diamond 2023 Recap Playlist

Follow @DopeGoAnywhere Detroit MC and Umbrella Collective figurehead Mickey Diamond was as busy as ever in 2023. Since breaking out in 2021, he’s been dropping a steady stream of shorter…

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AJ Suede 2023 Recap Playlist

Follow @DopeGoAnywhere The ascent of AJ Suede over the past few years has been a fun journey to follow. The Seattle MC simply can’t be pinned down due to his…

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Bruiser Wolf – My Story Got Stories (Review)

Follow @DopeGoAnywhere The arrival of Bruiser Wolf’s second album My Story Got Stories has been long awaited – not just because Bruiser came out swinging with a rookie of the…

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AnywhereTheDopeGo Best Albums of 2023 – Staff Picks

Follow @DopeGoAnywhere Demetrios’ List – The constant nagging topic this year has been that hip-hop has “fallen off”, even on its 50th anniversary. While it might not have been the…

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Turich Benjy and the Newfound Cincinnati Cloud Rap Scene

Follow @DopeGoAnywhere While Cincinnati has had its’ share of notable hip-hop artists breakout over the years, it’s a shame that it never developed a clear scene the way you might…

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CEO Trayle, Warhol.SS, and Regionalism in Modern Hip-Hop

Follow @DopeGoAnywhere It’s funny that over the last 30 plus years of hip-hop, an artist’s hometown is still equated to their subgenre. The overblown East Coast / West Coast beef…

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Aesop Rock – Integrated Tech Solutions (Review)

Follow @DopeGoAnywhere Every year we fall over ourselves in a blitz to the new iPhone and fork over for the latest FIFA retread, but every year we also get passed…

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The Rise and Fall of Slaughterhouse

Follow @DopeGoAnywhere It might not be the hottest topic in 2023, but with the leak of several songs produced by Just Blaze, the untapped potential of Slaughterhouse weighs heavier than…

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How Swishahouse Built Upon the Screwed Up Click’s Legacy

Follow @DopeGoAnywhere The story of every Southern scene has been buried and sullied within hip-hop canon to varying degrees; whether it be the dominance of No Limit, the legacy of…

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A Guide to Army of the Pharaohs and Their Cleverly Balanced Extremes

Follow @DopeGoAnywhere Perhaps a rapper’s most valuable artistic quality is variety – the ability to apply your skills to multiple sounds and ideas that keep the audience engaged. The underground…

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What’s Next For Bombastic Backpacker Rob Sonic?

Follow @DopeGoAnywhere Despite being a member of some of hip-hop’s greatest crews and delivering cult classics, Rob Sonic is a bit quiet these days and doesn’t get much love outside…