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Circa 91 hits hard, cuts deep, and gets straight to the heart of the matter. By the time I made my way to “Us,” I was already hella into the rawness set up by the poetic construction in Ruby’s storytelling, and with Rocky, Klassy, and Faith Santilla, “Us” pushed everything over the edge with the ultimate Filipina power anthem. 90 more words

Emar Industriya's Industriyalismo

Listening to Emar Industriya’s ten-track album, Industriyalismo is a reminder of the huge potentials of Filipino/Tagalog hip-hop.

While his contemporaries are clamoring for a ride in the trap triplet train, Industriya tries to utilize a unique flow which maximizes the multi-syllabicness of the Filipino language. 196 more words


Wicca Mane/Eyedress' Gago Boyz Mixtape

Gago Boyz Mixtape has all the makings of a late 2010s rap album: minimalist arrangements, thick, almost nostalgic timbres, ‘edgy’ lyrics, bathroom reverb chants, and tasty 808s. 347 more words


Saint Ice Rock's "Talas" Compilation

There is not much information on Saint Ice Rocks on the internet yet, but despite the relative obscurity of this hip-hop act, there is definitely something here worth listening to. 168 more words