Who’s the best rapper with the most words?

Who the greatest rapper is depends on who you ask. But one thing that isn’t subjective is which rappers have the biggest vocabulary and this amazing chart shows it. Pudding is an amazing site full…

Have yourself a merry gangsta Christmas with the 5 greatest festive rap tracks

It’s December and that means you can justify decking the halls, hoping for snow and busting out your favourite festive jingles. We like to do things a little differently at RouteNote so we’re collecting the…

What is Rap Caviar on Spotify?

Rap Caviar is Spotify’s biggest Hip Hop playlist. Rap Caviar has over 9 million followers (at time of writing) and it mixes Spotify’s standard audio playback with a mixture of hand selected videos. The list…

Bye Rock, hip-hop is now the most popular genre in the world

Since it’s inception 30-40 years ago hip-hop has been booming more and more and now it’s overtaken rock as the most popular genre in 2017. For the first time in history hip-hop is more popular…

Top 10 Hip Hop / Rap Blogs You Can Submit Your Music To

Here is a very quick list of the Top 10 Hip Hop / Rap Blogs you can submit your music to. This list is just for specialised Hip Hop and Rap Blogs by Individuals or…

The top 50 artists on SoundCloud are all rappers

SoundCloud is open for everyone to make a success on, but rap music is currently dominating SoundCloud in a big way. 2017 has been the year of the SoundCloud rapper seeing a wave of new…

Eminem drops surprise freestyle attack on US President Trump

“Any fan of mine who’s a supporter of his, I’m drawing in the sand a line, you’re either for or against” Eminem raps in scathing freestyle against Donald Trump. At last night’s Hip-Hop BET awards,…

Celebrate 44 years of hip-hop with Google’s scratching app

44 years ago today a DJ named Kool Herc pioneered a new generation of music with a bunch of records and a hype man. August 11th, 1973 – Jamaican-American DJ Kool Herc was just 18,…

SoundCloud’s Next Wave: exploring underground music scenes in new video series

SoundCloud are following their denial of any imminent closure up with a new video series that explores 6 different underground music scenes. SoundCloud have revealed ‘Next Wave’, a new video series that takes a deep…

New Jay-Z album ‘4:44’ goes platinum in 1 week despite being pirated over 1M times

Jay-Z dropped his first album in 4 years last week and has been a phenomenal success, but perhaps for all the wrong reasons as a streaming exclusive on Tidal. A new Jay-Z album would normally…