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New Hip Hop Music

Built by mg.

objective-c iOS iphone

The Project

I build this native iPhone application from the ground up.

Rap Releases let’s you find out when new hip hop albums and singles are available. Then, you can look over the reviews, read the details, and with a click of a button, listen or buy the album from iTunes.

Other features include:

- Best Ever: List of the greatest rap albums of all time.
- Premium: Free giveaways of albums, hip hop trivia questions to win prizes, and album suggestions based on a previous ones you liked.
- Buzz: Real-time twitter feed from the major players in the hip hop industry. Tweet with #rapreleases so your comments get on the feed!

NOTE: 'Avg Review' comes from averaging out reviews from various publications like XXL, The Source, Rolling Stone, Spin, and Pitchfork. Below is a description our ranking scale:

- Classic: A must-have rap album from top to bottom.
- Good: A quality album with several good songs.
- Fair: Just okay - maybe just buy a single.
- Poor: Pass on this one - not that good.
- Whack: A complete and total crap album.

Rap Releases

Press & Testimonials

Great app, 5 stars and very helpful to finding new albums and new music in the world of hip hop. - Mitch B
This is a great app... - Kalease101