Tag: hip hop

Newest fall releases are worth the listen

Photo courtesy of vagueonthehow, Flickr 1.) “In A Spiral” – Phantogram  Alternative  Phantogram is a multi-instrumentalist duo consisting of Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter, with a focus on electronic based production, psychedelic pop vocals, and trip hop beats. Their latest single, “In A Spiral,” exhibits all three of those characteristics, […]

Anderson .Paak’s fourth album is one of his best works

Photo courtesy of badjonni, Flickr Anderson .Paak released his fourth album “Ventura” on Friday, April 12, five months after the debut of his third album, “Oxnard.” The R&B/soul album has 11 songs across which .Paak explores relationships. Seven of the songs have a variety of features: André 3000, Smokey Robinson, […]

Lil Yachty’s got Nuthin 2 Prove with third album

Photo courtesy of Anton Mak, Wikipedia The rap landscape maintains some familiar faces in 2018 with the release of Lil Yachty’s “Nuthin’ 2 Prove.” The project is Yachty’s second studio album this year, and his third since the release of “Teenage Emotion” in May of 2017. Yachty has kept up […]

Logic’s new album under preforms upon release

Courtesy of Logic, Twitter Logic’s newest release, "Young Sinatra IV," or "YSIV" for short, is disappointing almost the entire way through. The first three cuts of the 12 song album act as a sort of intro, a grouping of songs that might as well be one long one. The tone […]

J. Cole’s new album lives up to the hype

The Ville is most definitely back with J.Cole’s fifth studio album "KOD." Cole only promoted the album for about a week before dropping it on April 20. Though there was a short timeframe for promotion, the anticipation and hype could be felt in the air around the project. After one […]