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 [...]

Editorial: June’s Diary

Editorial: June’s Diary

It's been almost a month since Kelly Rowland and Frank Gatson's docu-series Chasing Destiny reached its finale and announced to the world the ladies that won the opportunity to be in a group with a guaranteed recording contract with Epic Records. coinciding with the season finale of the show, the ladies released their cover of [...]

Throwback Review: Eminem x The Slim Shady LP

Throwback Review: Eminem x The Slim Shady LP

(Released February 23rd, 1999) Described as the best album released by Marshall Mathers, Eminem's The Slim Shady Lp is brash and bold; released during a time when this rap style shocked the general public and left many disgusted. But, in a weird, twisted way it worked for Em. No other artist can paint scenarios of killing his [...]

Throwback Review: Kelly Rowland x Simply Deep

Throwback Review: Kelly Rowland x Simply Deep

(Released October 22nd, 2002) Before she made a name for herself as the Queen of Ratchet-Righteousness, Kelly Rowland was just trying to branch out a bit from her former position as second lead vocalist in Destiny's Child. That journey started with her debut album Simply Deep, but does the content live up to the name? [...]

Album Review: Ariana Grande x Dangerous Woman

Album Review: Ariana Grande x Dangerous Woman

(Released May 20th, 2016) Songstress, and former Nickelodeon actress, Ariana Grande is looking to put her child star persona behind her with the release of her latest album "Dangerous Woman." While the transition hasn't been the easiest for Ariana, she's managed to up the ante this go around. While her sophomore project My Everything put [...]

Album Review: Keke Wyatt x Rated Love

Album Review: Keke Wyatt x Rated Love

(Released April 22nd, 2016) It's been a little over two years since Keke Wyatt was starring in TVOne's R&B Divas: Atlanta and released her self titled EP; after the project was released, with some very questionable promotion, the powerhouse vocalist took a mini break and even gave birth to another child. During the time fans [...]

Album Review: Drake x Views From The 6

Album Review: Drake x Views From The 6

After months of anticipation, Canadian rapper Drake has returned with the follow up to Nothing Was The Same. Before the album's official release he was featured on Rihanna's #1 single Work and also released a joint mixtape/album with Atlanta rapper Future. While the album was still in the recording stages Drake gave away six singles; [...]