Serengeti – Kaleidoscope

I wrote this on Instagram a few months ago and, even though UGSMAG doesn't really do reviews anymore, I figured I might as well post it here since Kaleidoscope is now finally on vinyl...

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Plex – Brainstorm

New Leaf Entertainment, 2009 There’s a refreshing feeling to receiving a debut disc from an artist you know has put in a ...

9 years ago by

This is the Life

One year ago, ugsmag interviewed Ava DuVernay (a.k.a. Eve from Figures of Speech) about This is the Life, her documentary film...

9 years ago by

Reefill fka Gumball (Frek Sho)

Frek Sho's Gumball has resurfaced with a new name and a debut self-produced solo album.

9 years ago by

AOK – If you don’t buy this CD the terrorists win

Edmonton is a strange place for hip hop. You never know what to expect when someone new steps up to bat; and you probably have no idea what to expect from AOK’s debut CD, If You Don’t Buy This CD The Terrorists Win.

10 years ago by

American Drug War: The Last White Hope

americandrugwar.com, 2007 I’m watching a movie by a new filmmaker and author Kevin Booth called American Drug War, which as you may ...

10 years ago by

Red Ants – Omega Point

Red Ants - Omega PointRed Ants are back with what might be their last album (for a while at least).

10 years ago by

Ecid – Economy Size goDD Costume

Enter pessimist extraordinaire and poetic extremist Ecid, a Minnesotan hip hop artist who does it all

10 years ago by

Serengeti – Dennehy (Lights, Camera, Action!)

Serengeti is all of my favourite rappers rolled into one; I cannot think of another emcee who comes as diverse and original from album-to-album and even track-to-track.

10 years ago by

Once a Hue, Always a Hue

Tokyo's Hue Records have been one of the more notable new labels to arise over the past few years.

10 years ago by

Jon B – Beat Diarya

Is the famous 1990's R&B singer back to resurrect Tupac for another hit single? Apparently not; this is a different Jon B altogether, one who is actually a pretty dope producer from Edmonton...

11 years ago by

Sean Kingston – Sean Kingston

Sony, 2007 If you’re like me, Sean Kingston’s first 2 singles were stuck in your head for the entire summer. Even if ...

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