#BUFFACOLD: T1ANA.W EXPLORES ANXIETY & OVERTHINKING ON “afterTHOUGHTS”

By Falisha Oser Buffalo-based hip-hop artist t1ana.W recently dropped his album afterThoughts and for all my anxious readers and listeners: you might as well go ahead and add every song off the album to your playlist now. I’ll wait.  “The album resembles a therapy session, except it’s with me. I’m just talking to myself the […]

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#BUFFACOLD: WHO IS HOSANNA?

Towards the end of 2020, the eccentric, Buffalo-buzzing artist formerly known as Hitch Burney changed his name to Hosanna. Making drastic changes, not only to his name but his image, the rising rapper cut off his signature dreadlocks, changed up his popular androgynous style, and simmered down on his social media presence. “I haven’t seen […]

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J. Cole & the Undying Hoop Dream

The Off-Season Album Review Sports like basketball and football aren’t individualized bouts; it’s a team affair—a brotherhood/sisterhood. When one person falls, a squad member must do their best to pick their teammate up and strive onwards to victory. So, why would you ever try to carry the load yourself, especially when you don’t need to?  […]

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