MIXTAPE REVIEW: Ellipse “This Is A Test: Volume 1″
By LG |

So when RapRise debuted this mixtape, I kept a close eye on it’s stats, and I must say the numbers that Ellipse does are a bit impressive. Still I kept my distance. And then, I noticed he was a fellow Chicago-bred MC. Everything stopped, and I took a listen to This Is A Test: Volume 1. It’s short and sweet, but I must say Ellipse reps The Go fairly well.

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NEW MIXTAPE: Ellipse ‘This Is A Test Vol. 1′
By Christopher.Bryan |

Ellipse released his first ‘This Is A Test’ mixtape. After hearing this one, I’m pretty anxious about a Volume 2. Mainly because I’d really like to hear this guy’s growth. His potential is definitely there. Take a listen to this 18 year old, Chicago native and his [old] school boy flow. Tracklist and download link after the jump.

C.B Selection: “Dope Man” ft. Quentin J

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    Who are you? Really. Ask yourself that. The first step to making a presence is knowing who you are. The one thing that should always be consistent throughout your brand, (yes, you are a brand), is your name. Occasional name changes aside, your name always be the same. But when upcoming rapper, let’s call him “Kid Magic”, releases new music and his YouTube account calls him “K.I.D. Magic”, song title calls him “KidMagic”, Twitter calls him “Kiidd Magic”, and so on and so forth, how are his fans supposed to connect to his brand?
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