Tag: rap

Lil Nas X cements his early legacy with

Photo courtesy of  Difronzo, Wiki Fans have been waiting for Lil Nas X to release his debut album ever since he announced the release date in August, building upon the anticipation created by each new hit single he released. His title song and album single “MONTERO (Call Me by Your […]

Young Thug’s “Hot” truly speaks to its name

Photo courtesy of Iñaki Espejo-Saavedra, Flickr Undoubtedly, one of the hottest songs of the summer of 2019, “Hot,” originally just featuring Gunna, was the musical equivalent of a victory lap for now-veteran Atlanta wordsmith Young Thug.  As an artist that consistently dwelled on the outlier of his genre, Thug has built […]

Wale’s album speaks to those struggling

Photo courtesy of Big Sean, Flickr Wale has remained a constant voice in hip hop since first rising to prominence in 2006 for his single “Dig Dug.” However, in 2019’s “Wow… That’s Crazy,” the Nigerian-American rapper takes a new approach to his classic style, interjecting more personality than ever before. […]

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, […]

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 […]

Lil Pump’s sophomore album is a huge disappointment

Photo courtesy of Miami-Dade County, Florida Lil Pump’s sophomore album “Harverd Dropout” was released on Friday, and the content of the album resembles what the title embodies: a flunk. With poor production and cringe-worthy lyrics, a new listener would believe this was a high school music project that Pump created […]

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 […]