30 Posts By Andrew Hickey


The Ruler Is Still Here: Investigating The Legacy of Jay Z’s ‘The Blueprint’

Does the album hold up after 14 years?

The world today runs on hyperbole. It makes our humble lives seem more eventful. Every post on social media is …

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Next Gen Feature: Ratking

“Sometimes what’s not perfect is dope”

If you’re not familiar with Ratking yet, chances are you will be hearing a lot of them soon enough. This…

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ACCLAIM Issue 32 – ‘Team Player’ Cover Feature: Pusha T

Proclamation of Greatness

For an artist who began touring in his teens with Kelis, went gold on the US charts not long after…

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Interview: Mac Miller

The Pittsburgh MC talks about the white rapper stigma, inspiration and making bluegrass music

“Parents just don’t understand,” the Fresh Prince said in the ‘80s. Wonder what happened to that guy. Since its inception,…

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Interview: Ultramagnetic MCs

Andrew Hickey chats with Kool Keith and TR Love from the idiosyncratic, pioneering Bronx hip-hop crew

Like aliens crash landing in the projects, Ultramagnetic MCs reinvented hip hop. It could be argued hip-hop would not be…

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