Axel Metz

Dave’s BRITs performance and the politics of his poetry

For a chart-topping lyrical prodigy of his generation, Dave is decidedly humble. Whether using his platform to promote new talent – who could forget the #AlexfromGlasto episode – or publicly pay homage to those who so inspired his success, the Brixton-born rapper has been lauded as a different breed of music artist in prime position to bridge the gaps in a broken Britain.
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Posted Feb. 22, 2020

XXXTENTACION finally finds his sound with Bad Vibes Forever

When a 20-year-old Jahseh Onfroy was gunned down behind the wheel of his car in June of last year, music fans around the world paused to remember a young man who was considered by some to be an industry pioneer of his generation, and others to be just another glorified felon parading as a serious music artist. 
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Posted Jan. 12, 2020