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...

10 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.

10 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, 2007 I’m watching a movie by a new filmmaker and author Kevin Booth called American Drug War, which as you may ...

11 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).

11 years ago by

Ecid – Economy Size goDD Costume

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

11 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.

11 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.

11 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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