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About: Jesse Gissen

Jesse Gissen is a proud music head hailing from Brooklyn, NY. A former editor for XXL Magazine and, Gissen has a history of breaking news and breaking a sweat, especially after beating your favorite rapper in a pushup contest. Nowadays you can catch Jesse kicking a dope VS right here at Mass Appeal.

Recent Posts by Jesse Gissen

Party Vs. Bullshit

One of the Notorious B.I.G.’s earliest recordings inspired remakes, remixes and covers, but is Rita Ora’s recent spin honoring the past, or desecrating his classic material? Mass Appeal takes it to the stats.

A$AP Rocky VS. Aesop Rock

Rap nerds have been scratching their heads over this one for a hot minute so let’s see how these two Rock’s with similar first names size up to one another.