#NEWVIBES: G-Eazy’s “No Limit”

“No Limit,” a promotional track off of G-Eazy’s upcoming album “The Beautiful and Damned” is a an electrifying upbeat club banger. Assisted by Asap Rocky’s anthemic hook the track enters as a smooth, boastful showering of pleasant references but soon finds it’s pace when Cardi B spreads her grainy Bronx charisma all over the record. […]

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A Thought: Welcoming Weird Music

As trends and fads usher in faster and stronger, one phase has become integral in the music world: Reinvention. There has been more genre changes, aesthetic takeovers and surprise albums in the last five years than in the the previous 20. And while many critique this new lifestyle for the mainstream music scene; which undoubtedly […]

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2 Chainz: An Unlikely Superstar

Since 2 Chainz’s explosive “Based on  a T.R.U Story” album, he has grown into a respectable rhymer for the Hip-Hop upper echelon. While his music may sound simplistic and braggodocious to an average listener, he uses just that as foundation for every style and genre he dips his metaphorical toes in; and it works! He […]

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Kehlani: Restoring 90’s R&B?

For a while, I purposefully ignored Kehlani because her music and image appeared gimmicky. Her early tunes seemed too hooky, and didn’t look well for longevity. How I was wrong. A listen to her debut album “Sweet,Sexy,Savage” revealed just how cohesive and legitimate her sound is. Reminiscent of Neo-soul talents like Erykah Badu, Alicia Keys […]

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INTROSPECTIVE: “The Story Of OJ”

There’s no denying that Jay-Z’s 4:44 is one of the most game-changing albums for Hip-Hop music. The album lacking the Brooklyn’s lyricist signature sound of hard-hitting beats and chilled R&B is replaced with fuzzy, almost uncomfortable instrumentals. “The Story Of OJ” stands out though. Samples from both Nina Simone and Kool and The Gang explains […]

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