If you don’t know who Tech N9ne is…you do now. Aaron Yates, a Kansas City native, is one of the most overlooked, underrated and versatile Hip-Hop artists/rappers to have ever stepped on the scene. While his comeuppance to fame was rigid with distaste for major music labels as well as creating an image that only […]Read more "Tech N9ne – The Forgotten GOAT?"
Justin Timberlake’s 2nd major studio album, ‘FutureSex/Lovesounds‘ doesn’t necessarily follow the same boyish charm as his breakout album, ‘Justified’ or even to the extent that the short-lived NSYNC did. However, his follow-up album, primarily produced by Timbaland, Rick Rubin and Danja, was a success. While following the formula of the creation of his previous album […]Read more "Justin Timberlake – FutureSex/Lovesounds Review"
2 Chainz, A.K.A, Tity Boi, an original member of the Rap-duo Playaz Circle alongside Dolla Boy, had an extremely busy 2016. Not only did he release a collaborative project with New Orleans OG, Lil Wayne, he also released two EPs and a mixtape. So, lets’ get to the review. ‘Hibachi for Lunch‘, a 7 track EP, […]Read more "2 Chainz – Hibachi For Lunch Review"
Do you ever generally, just listen to music and in your head can imagine how a music video for that song you know all the words to would look like when it’s out there? In all genres of music, I believe it’s important for the artists’ who release visuals to their music regularly, or when […]Read more "Matching audio to visuals – The Synergy of Music"
In today’s Hip-Hop and well over the entire music industry, that the only way an artist can stay relevant today is by producing large amounts of music; whether it be in the form of visuals, audio, touring or merch. 2016 saw the Houston native, Maxo Kream, suddenly rise and gain attention for his dense, horror-core, […]Read more "Maxo Kream – The next Rapper to blow up in 2017?"
The 1981 LP, ‘Street Songs‘, from Funk/R&B/Soul vocalist, producer and composer Rick James is a wild trip with progressive bass lines, saxophone solos, melancholic melodies and living within a community that had ties to crime and sexual identity. ALSO, THE ALBUM COVER IS JUST TOO FUCKING SWAGGY. NO ONE CAN BEAT RICK JAMES WEARING THOSE […]Read more "Rick James – Street Songs Review"
I’ll start off on a positive note for this review; because this album/mixtape/compilation, is straight up (shoutout Travis) B.A.D. I was, at first, excited for the release of the album. Before and after the untimely death of A$AB Mob founder, A$AP Yams, the idea of the album was already there. Originally titled “L.O.R.D.S.” and penultimately […]Read more "A$AP Mob – Cozy Tapes: Vol.1 Friends Review"