peteyonthetweety has written 28 posts for Swagazine Weekly

Swagazine’s Picks: Top 10 Beats of 2015

I wasn’t procrastinating, I was just waiting to make sure I didn’t miss anything. 2015 has been a magnificent year for Hip Hop (even up until the last minute). Albums, collaborations, performances, cultural domination… you name it. So without further ado, lets look back on the best beats of the year, starting the list off … Continue reading

Introducing News of the Week

From this point onward, all current events will be compiled into a weekly retrospective post titled News of the Week. Each post will contain major events of the week and a thoughtful analysis to go along with them. STAY TUNED

Joey Bada$$ – B4.DA.$$

     When you think of the golden era of Hip-Hop, 2015 is likely not the first date that comes to mind. Think back to 1994 when Nas, Wu-Tang, and Biggie were dominating the New York Hip-Hop scene; had up-and-comer Joey Bada$$ been born 10 years earlier, he’d be right up there with them. With … Continue reading

Swagazine’s Picks: Top 10 Beats of 2014

With only a few seconds left on the clock, Swagazine Weekly proudly presents the 2nd annual Top 10 Beats of the Year list. Enjoy! Continue reading

Shad – Boarding Pass EP

     “Hip-Hop ain’t dead, it lives in the North”… and no I’m not talking about Drake. Shad has continuously proven himself to be one of the most talented and socially conscious MC’s in the game with his albums The Old Prince, Juno-winning TSOL, and Flying Colours. On all of these albums Shad has showcased his ability to … Continue reading

Swagazine Weekly is on temporary hiatus

Exam period is a dark and scary time, so for the time being, Swagazine Weekly is on temporary hiatus as I try my best to not turkey it. I know you’re probably feeling like that cat right there, but I THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE. And please, stay tuned as I will be back in … Continue reading

It’s #SoXDay – Chance the Rapper and the Social Experiment release short film

In the build-up to their upcoming collaborative album Surf, Chance the Rapper and the Social Experiment release the short film “SoXDay”. Continue reading

Kanye Yeezus Tour Video

If you’re like me, then you had tickets to see Kanye’s legendary production of a tour, but he cancelled the show… twice… so you went and saw Earl Sweatshirt instead. Well, if that is the case, perhaps John Colandra can help heal the wound. The fellow compiled a 2-hour film of fan footage from stops all throughout the tour. Maybe its not exactly the same experience, but hopefully it can give you an idea of what you missed out on. Continue reading


Frank Ocean mysteriously just dropped a new track on his tumblr. This is Frank’s first piece of new material (other than features and collaborations) since his critically acclaimed channel orange. The lo-fi track (which is likely just a demo or draft) features makeshift percussion and an airy electric piano. Link below Memrise Frank is rumoured to … Continue reading

New $hit: Chance the Rapper

Chance shares a cut called “Sunday Candy” that is the happiest shit you’ve heard since his cover of the Arthur theme song Continue reading

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