On a hell block had to peddle white, selling yay where every day was devil’s night



Boldy James ft. Jonathan Chapman – Electric Blue

Boldy continues to strenghten his grip as one of the best rappers in the game right now. This guy released about four albums last year so I wasn’t expecting another full-length project from him so early in 2023, but Indiana Jones has been a pleasant surprise and Electric Blue is my favorite song off it. It seems like Boldy’s recent MO has been releasing entire albums with one producer, like last year’s projects with Nicholas Craven, Cuns, Futurewave, and Real Bad Man. This project continues that trend as all of the tracks are produced by RichGains.

I don’t know what the fuzzy sounding sample here is (or if that’s who Jonathan Chapman is) but it’s got me feeling wavy and Boldy sounds dope rapping over it. Almost sounds like it could be taken from some 80s new wave joint or even some 2000s emo but I have a terrible ear for this kind of thing so I could be way off the mark.

Boldy is apparently recovering from a broken neck and in the hospital after a car accident so hopefully the Big Creature rests up and gets back on his feet soon.

“City of Detroit like a wrecking ball, pick your drug of choice I can sell them all”

The second verse has to have what’s already become one of my all-time favorite sequences…

“Me and Streets we some dog fighters, turned a half a key to a masterpiece, remember that was me pulling all nighters. On a hell block had to peddle white, selling yay where every day was devil’s night.”

Who better at turning lemons to lemonade?


Max B – Lemonade


Man shout out to the legend Max B and Martorialist (“Who else but Biggavelz out here shooting music videos from inside their prison cell?”) for brightening up my winter in early 2023 with the splash of lemonade that I didn’t even know I needed in my life until now.

Max shows that he’s still that Wave god making that summer time cookout music no matter where he is and no matter what time of year it is. The part where Biggavell starts signing at the end is straight up god mode “In the bed with my stacks, I’m telling all my niggas in the hood I’m coming back, I got this, telling all my niggas in the hood relax, I got this. I put the hood on my back.” I love that sunny optimistic vibe.

Drama yellling all over this is really bringing me back.

Best Max B jailhouse recording since his Hold Yuh remake? (And this is definitely better just off the strength of that hook and the singing at the end but that one is a sentimental classic to me)

Free the wave god!

Favorite Songs of 2022

Steve Da Stoner x Rubberband Bootsy – KING

MarijuanaXO x Joe Pablo x Big Haulin x Trapbaby – Opp Dropper

Cash Cobain x Chow Lee – Slizzy Like

Joe Pablo ft. Jaiswan x Juicester – Know Sumn

Cash Click Boog x Rio Da Yung OG – Masterminds

Cash Cobain x Chow Lee – Just Blick It

MarijuanaXO x Bally Slatt x Big Haulin x Trapbaby – Boogeyman

Lil Yachty – Poland

Kendrick Lamar ft. Summer Walker, Ghostface Killah – Purple Hearts

Young Bleed – Dat’ Water (s/o Martorialist for this one!)

MarijuanaXO x Joe Pablo x Big Haulin x Trapbaby – Folks N Em

Real Boston Richy ft. Future – Bullseye 2

Cash Cobain x Chow Lee – Wavy Lady / Wavy Lady 2

Earl Sweatshirt ft. Armand Hammer – Tabula Rasa

38 Spesh, Harry Fraud, Conway – Two 23’s

Ralfy the Plug ft. Peezy – Fight the Force

Kendrick Lamar ft. Kodak Black – Silent Hill

Young Bleed – Divinity

38 Spesh, Harry Fraud, Ransom, Benny the Butcher – Band of Brothers

Benny the Butcher ft. J. Cole – Johnny P’s Caddy

Hellboy Rodd – Clout

Earl Sweatshirt – 2010

Cash Click Boog x Young Slo-Be – Pick a Side

Ralfy the Plug ft. $tupid Young – Ain’t For Me

MarijuanaXO x Joe Pablo – 9/10

Benny the Butcher ft. Stove God Cooks – Back 2x

Rio Da Yung OG – My Story (end of 2021 but still including it here)

Boldy James x Nicholas Craven – Designer Drugs

Bizarre – FN (More fire than I would have expected, s/o Ray Garraty)

Boldy James – 5 Mississippi

MarijuanaXO x Young Fayne x Buck Gotti – Rex

Steve Da Stoner, Lil V, Mook G, Mack Daddy Gorjis, ABM Keke, Big 4, J Clay, Richkid Avery, Rubberband Bootsy, Big Jay, Baby Montana – Still Champions Cypher

I’m in the Field with My Bros I Don’t Care if They Wrong


Steve Da Stoner, Lil V, Mook G, Mack Daddy Gorjis, ABM Keke, Big 4, J Clay, Richkid Avery, Rubberband Bootsy, Big Jay, Baby Montana – Still Champions Cypher

More Milwaukee heat from Steve Da Stoner, but this time it looks like he brought his entire crew with him. But the real highlight here is theMack Daddy Gorjis verse at about 2:00, just quotable after quotable, spitting a lot of facts and bringing a lot of heart, maybe one of my favorite contributions of 2022

“I’m in the field with my bros I don’t care if they wrong”

“If you ever come between a nigga’s kids you a hoe”

“You couldn’t cut a check if you had a pair of scissors”

“I ain’t arguing with no bitch that’s behind on her rent”

Steady spending all this money, we can’t take shit with us


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Steve Da Stoner x Rubberband Bootsy – KING

I told the big homie the Martorialist I had a song for him back in July and I haven’t logged back in in a few months to post it. Better late than never and in the spirit of the holidays, here it is – Steve Da Stoner and Rubberband Bootsy’s “KING”, my song of the summer and perhaps of 2022.

This intro was more entertaining than the average vignette in rap videos and I’m not goign to lie, I was not ready for Steve’s warm-hearted and sage advice at 0:48 or for the singalong at 1:04.

The way Steve and Bootsy trade off lines over the Lion King beat is pure fire and you’ve got to love the pure energy they hit you with here

“If we pull up in the van, we’ve got a problem. We either gonna shoot the party up or try to rob it.”

“It ain’t no brakes on this switch when I shoot it ain’t no stopping, free my little brother he was dumping I was robbing”

Man shout out to the white guy just going hard AF vibing out here and the hype man in the pink Gucci

Man that crescendo into “You a bitch nigga I’m a brick flippa young rich nigga keep up you can’t do shit with us, steady spending all this money we can’t take shit with us, Feds kicked in that trap house door with the brick in it, chopper like Lukayne it got kicks in it, on the highway with that shit can’t get flicked with it, every blick in this bitch got a stick in it”

“All those deal phones is that shit really necessary, get in the car and me and you gonna think its February, at the lake front in a foreign like I’m Lil’ Terry, with a bitch that’s identical to Halle Berry.”

“Once the pills hit it activate a kill switch than I turn into the Terminator”

I’ve been listening to Milwaukee rap for most of the year whether it’s the camp with MarijuanaXO, Joe Pablo, Juicester and Trapbaby, Chicken P, SME Tax Free, some old Big Wan, and now adding Steve Da Stoner and Bootsy into my mix which brings a whole new dimension I feel like Milwaukee can’t be touched right now.

Happy holidays and Hakunnah Matata to all

P.S. Free Rubberband Bootsy!

I just came out and dumped the whole nine


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Job Pablo ft. Jaiswan x Juicester – Know Sumn

Had to go back and post this one from this winter because I’ve been bumping it for a couple of months while I haven’t been on here.

Milwaukee linking up with 6 Mile/Chedda Grove’s Jaiswan who is more often found doing hooks with Cash Kidd.

“Threw the flash on the .45, this little light of mine”

I love the whole crew rapping along with Joe Pablo when he comes in and then singing with him “I ain’t seen the sun in a long time, I came out the house and dumped the whole 9”

P.S. Juicester has one of the best voices in the rap game right now

They say I rap a little different when this pain in me


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MarijuanaXO x Joe Pablo x Big Haulin x Trapbaby – Folks N Em

Trapbaby is a problem

Joe Pablo: “They don’t tell you in that car sh*t’ll get real, deep in the water with that pig but his lips sealed, whatever happen I’ma ride like a Big Wheel, Broadway the hard way we a big deal, mama said I got a hard head but my chin steel”

I’m feeling the matching Bape jackets and Pablo finishing Marijuana’s last line “My brothers know I’ve got them I don’t gotta say it, and you know it’s all there he ain’t gotta weigh it” these guys take brotherhood seriously

Only thing that’s missing here is some Juicester

I’m finna bring another white b*tch to the group home


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MarijuanaXo x Joe Pablo x Big Haulin x Trapbaby – Opp Dropper

“I’m finna bring another white b*tch to the grooouup home”

“whoever knew that it would come to this, I’m stretching grams I done came this far, I grew up in the trenches know I’m grinding so hard, hot rocks and cellophane paper at the park”

Job Pablo already had these autotune hooks on lock for my favorite crew but then you add Trapbaby into the mix and these Milwaukee bucks are evolving into the best clique in the rap game

With these Crackin Ass Phones I’ll Pay my Brother’s Bail


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MarijuanaXO x SME TaxFree – Popeyes


It’s been a minute since I got on here but I feel COMPELLED to log on and post some of the Milwaukee fire I haven’t posted in the last two months.

Here’s MarijuanaXO linking up with SME TaxFree in a collaboration that was bound to happen eventually.

MarijuanaXO and Joe Pablo are all about their brothers and it looks like TaxFree is “This that new North Face Gucci not Disney, and when we go to war just know my brothers coming with me.”

“These niggas cheap as a bitch they ain’t getting to it, and I won’t let a nigga sleep if we get into it”

I love when they start trading off lines and it finishes super strong “By my self saying prayers to the trap gods, with these bammin ass phones I can beat the odds, with these crackin ass phones I’ll pay my brother’s bail, Pop called me for a yeen told him meet me at the Shell”

They Paved Paradise Put a Parking Lot Up


DJ Lucas – Comfort of My Car

When Hotbox Social highlighted this as his top song of 2021, I was a little skeptical, which was my first mistake, because Hotbox Social is the man.

I actually had no idea what to expect going in but was thinking maybe some sort of slowed down, chilled out H-Town car rap. I could not have been more wrong. It took me a listen or two to get my head around it and it’s a little outside my wheelhouse but I came around to it and this is super dope. I always found the mainstream media’s obsession with comparing guys like Juice Wrld or Playboi Carti to pop punk but I think this would be an example of that comparison done well.

I’m not sure how it makes Hotbox feel relaxed because this beat is super frantic and has me kind of hyped up but it’s fire. And Lucas is more than just a DJ he spits some fire here.

“Doing things on a way different level, used to wrestle with my demons now I’m dancing with the devil.”

“Theyre gonna tell you that they love you then give you nothing for your art”

I’ve delved deeper and realized that this whole Big Bleep Music Vol. 5 album has some gems on it and the Dirty Designer project with Papo2004 and Subjxct 5 (Both of who I had never heard of before this but who I need to check out more) was fire too. This guy had quite a year of output!

I think this is the first time I’ve ever posted an artist from Mass here but this has me in the mood to cop a Patriots hoodie or maybe a Bruins jersey and drink some Dunkin Donuts coffee out of a cup while using a second cup for insulation