Wes Flexner: Columbus Free Press 2021
Wes Flexner’s North American College + Community Radio Charts 2021 Favorites
“2021 started correctly with the reissue of Jeff Chang’s “Can’t Stop Won’t Stop” reminding us of the entire history of Hip Hop.
Hip Hop decided KRS-1, and the Lox would headline Barclay’s Center.
Griselda said: ‘we said raw rap was still running things. Y’all ever heard Marshall Mathers.
He sold some rap records.’
Common, Rhymesayers, and RTJ keep proving 90’s CMJ events saw potential.
Tyler, the Creator was like: ‘I will rap over Roy Ayers.’
Hip Hop’s music said: ‘Hip Hop dealt with the 500 Years of racism, the Crack Epidemic, LA Riots, 911, George Floyd and COVID.
People can listen to rap, and realize sometimes the world doesn’t work correctly.’
Turnstile released the year’s most exciting rock album….
Turnstile likes rap….2021 was a really good year to like Rap.”
KRS – One – Knock Em Out
Conway the Machine ft. Ludacris w JID – Scatterbrain
Styles P w Havoc – Nightmares 2 Dreams
Tyler, The Creator – Sir Baudelaire
Evidence – Where Do We Go From Here
Aesop Rock + Blockhead – Garbology
Atmosphere ft. AesopRock w MF Doom- Barcade
RZA ft. DJ Scratch – Saturday Afternoon Kung Fu Theater
Grafh ft. Sheek Louch w Ransom – Valid
Wes Flexner’s Rock N Roll Show
BSA Hip Hop