Tag: rap music

Juice Wrld passes away suddenly at age 21

Photo courtesy of The Come Up Show, Flickr On Dec. 8, 2019, the world lost one of the most famous up-and-coming rappers of the past few years. Juice Wrld, born Jarad Anthony Higgins, was only 21-years-old at the time of his death on this past Sunday.  Juice Wrld shot to […]

Lizzo’s new album promotes self love with impressive features

Photo courtesy of Digboston, Wikipedia Although she’s been producing music for years, rapper Lizzo has only recently begun to gain recognition for her work. Her newest album “Cuz I Love You” is surely showing audiences what she’s bringing to the table.  The album offers impressive features, such as Missy Elliott […]

Juice WRLD’s lengthy sophomore album hits new highs

Photo courtesy of Hot 107.9, Wikipedia The highly anticipated Juice WRLD album “Death Race for Love” was released last Friday, March 8. This was the rapper’s sophomore album, and it was well worth the wait. At only 20-years-old, Juice WRLD presents a finely produced work that seems to be made […]

On the Come Up captivates audiences with relatable messages

Photo courtesy of Harper Collins, Wikipedia In the time since author Angie Thomas published “The Hate You Give” in 2017, the book has won numerous literary awards, spawned a critically acclaimed movie adaptation, and at the time of this review, has remained on the New York Times bestseller list for […]

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 […]

Noname’s sophomore album triumphs

Courtesy of Nyaomi, Wikipedia Within the first few chords of the opening song, even before a single word is spoken, it’s clear that Noname’s sophomore album, “Room 25,” is a triumph. Fatima Nyeema Warner, a rapper from Chicago who goes by the stage name Noname, released her first official album […]

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 […]