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Top 30 Songs of 2017

January 1, 2018 Benny P 0

  Oh man. Here we are. Not much left to go. The 30 best songs in hip hop/r&b from this past year. I don’t know about y’all, but I sure thought 2017 kicked ass musically.

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Top 10 Producers of 2017

December 27, 2017 Benny P 1

  As promised, the 10 best boardsmen of 2017! Shoutout all the dope producers contributing beats and instrumentals to the hip hop community. This all would be lost without you right now. Hopefully one day

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Top 10 Vocal Artists of 2017

December 25, 2017 Benny P 1

  You saw the verses – now here are the artists! Look for the top 10 producers next; have to show love to them as well. Slip into some cozy clothes, get those headphones ready

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Top 10 Verses of 2017

December 24, 2017 Benny P 1

  List week has arrived! No better time of year. Here at RhymeBeat, we start with the best rap verses. In a year filled with memorable performances, there was a lot to choose from. Take


An Interview With: ZotheJerk

December 15, 2017 Benny P 0

  The Midwest hip hop scene is currently as strong as it’s ever been. Veteran artists, young stars and up-and-comers alike have been releasing dynamite material throughout this entire decade – with almost countless Midwestern


Sylvan LaCue – 5:55

December 2, 2017 Benny P 0

“There’s so much darkness happening in the world today. I was deeply inspired by Jay-Z’s “4:44”, & I wanted to make a song to remind us that its time for to be the light that


Gorillaz – Andromeda (DRAM Special)

December 2, 2017 Benny P 0

OHHHHHHHH SNAPP this is a nice surprise. Not gonna lie, I could have used a little more DRAM on that Gorillaz track – as fantastic as it was. This track filled that void though!!!! We


Emanuel – Fantasy

December 1, 2017 Benny P 0

Okay, I was just playing that Deem Spencer song and this came up after on SoundCloud. Between the funky opening groove, Emanuel’s heavenly harmonies and that trill artwork I knew it was too good not


Deem Spencer – Birds Bees

December 1, 2017 Benny P 0

Poetic MC ‘Deem Spencer’ just released this track. Aesthetically, it shines in all areas for me. Chill ass beat too from ‘sixpress’ – shoutout the production. Something tells me Deem is a special artist –


Mick Jenkins – or more; the anxious

November 22, 2017 Benny P 0

HOLY SH*T MICK JENKINS JUST DROPPED A TAPE! AND IT’S NOT EVEN HIS ALBUM – CAN YOU BELIEVE IT!? Here’s what Mr. Jenkins had to say about this surprise drop: “Or More is a project


MIKE – God’s With Me

November 19, 2017 Benny P 0

Props are due. I was only lucky enough to come across this masterpiece because Earl Sweatshirt shouted it out on Twitter. Regardless, we’re here and thankful. MIKE is an MC far above his scope of


Kool A.D. – The Joy

November 18, 2017 Benny P 0

Viktor Vaughn comin’ atcha. As a big Das Racist fan, whenever I see that Kool dropped new flames I gotta listen. Flames is the right word for this performance – simply nasty. Love that beat


Evidence – Jim Dean [prod. Nottz]

November 17, 2017 Benny P 0

GET YO UMBRELLAS! Words can’t really describe how excited I am to hear this new Evidence album in January. If only there was a song that could display just how good I feel about new


The Diplomats – Once Upon a Time

November 16, 2017 Benny P 0

WHAT YEAR IS IT!? Dipset and HeatMakerz!? That warms my heart. And, for 2017, this track is damn near incredible. Beat on point. Bars are there. Chemistry ain’t off. Thankful for this one. DIPEST FOREVER!


Maxo Kream – Bussdown

November 15, 2017 Benny P 0

Always a good day in my book when Maxo drops a single. Whenever you see his name attached to a track, chances are it’s gonna be heat. And, well, ‘Bussdown’ fits this description easily. Slickly


lophiile – Off Top (feat. Freddie Gibbs)

November 13, 2017 Benny P 0

Producer ‘lophiile’ just dropped this energetic banger with RhymeBeat favorite and hip hop deity Freddie Gibbs. From the jump, this is already one of my favorite cuts from the late Fall. Gangsta Gibbs can do

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