Album Review: Logic x Everybody

Album Review: Logic x Everybody

(Released May 5th, 2017) Prior to the release of Everybody, the only project that I had heard from Logic was his latest mixtape Bobby Tarantino. The tape is decent - filled with attempted bangers and what could be mistaken as carbon copy records by his counterparts - but Logic made it clear that wasn't going [...]

Album Review: Bryson Tiller x True To Self

Album Review: Bryson Tiller x True To Self

(Released May 26th, 2017) I've been slow to join the Tiller train, so slow that it's still passing by at this very moment, but I decided to give his sophomore LP a listen after finding a few songs on his debut album TrapSoul to be pretty okay; nothing extraordinary but acceptable for what it was. [...]

Album Review: J. Cole x 4 Your Eyez Only

Album Review: J. Cole x 4 Your Eyez Only

(Released December 9th, 2016) This February bet shit get scary when I fuck around and drop... The silence heard around the world as fans waited to see what would come in the next four months. Would we get a new Cole album or maybe (finally) the myth that is a Kendrick and Cole collab? February [...]

In Depth: Nicki Minaj

In Depth: Nicki Minaj

Like I ain't make all these bitches start spitting metaphors and all of dat The Pinkprint Freestlye Now while the above quote is clearly false and just a moment of a rapper being their usual overconfident selves, because lords knows if female rappers like Queen Latifah, Lauryn Hill, Lil Kim, Da Brat, Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, [...]

Album Review: Tamar Braxton x Calling All Lovers

Album Review: Tamar Braxton x Calling All Lovers

(Released October 2nd, 2015) It's been one year since Tamar Braxton released the follow-up to 2013s Love and War. While that album was very successful and helped get her out of Toni Braxton's shadow, it showed that even though she has what it takes to be a star on her own, she needed some more [...]

Album Review: Usher x Hard II Love

Album Review: Usher x Hard II Love

(Released September 16th, 2016) After a six-year hiatus, three name changes and two years worth of multiple false starts, Mr. Nice & Slow finally returns with his eighth studio album Hard II Love. It's clear that Usher is an undeniable superstar but these days the singers star is fading and that talent is becoming more [...]

In Depth: Views

In Depth: Views

I think that that kid on that album that I heard sounds real fucking uninspired. 40 continues to progress; Drake, you do not.  I miss the Drake that starts the waves, not hops on other waves. I miss the drake that pushes the fucking agenda. - Joe Budden   (only in your mind, Drake. Only in [...]