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Album review: It Is What It Is by Thundercat

Album review: It Is What It Is by Thundercat

April 20, 2020

The Los Angeles native Stephen Bruner, better known professionally as Thundercat, has finally released his latest album. The project, titled It Is What It Is, is Bruner’s first album release since 2...

Don Toliver releases debut album Heaven Or Hell

Don Toliver releases debut album Heaven Or Hell

April 3, 2020

2020 has already been a pretty good year for hip hop prior to March, but it’s really set off now. March 13th brought the release of projects by notable artists including Lil Uzi Vert (read my reviews ...

Album review: A Written Testimony by Jay Electronica

Album review: A Written Testimony by Jay Electronica

April 1, 2020

Amidst a pandemic that will likely find its way into history books, Jay Electronica and Jay-Z combine forces, providing their own stimulus package to hip-hop. A Written Testimony, Jay Electronica’s ...

Album Review: Childish Gambino's “3.15.20”

Album Review: Childish Gambino’s “3.15.20”

March 27, 2020

Childish Gambino finally released his highly anticipated album on March 22. Originally dropped a week prior on March 15, Gambino and his team proceeded to delete the album and any remains of it online. The ...

Album review: After Hours by The Weeknd

Album review: After Hours by The Weeknd

March 24, 2020

Since he burst onto the scene in the early 2010s, The Weeknd has been a consistently-evolving artist. He originally began with a traditional R&B sound before shifting to more pop-influenced music. I...

Lil Uzi Vert cleverly releases Eternal Atake (Deluxe)

Lil Uzi Vert cleverly releases Eternal Atake (Deluxe)

March 17, 2020

After dropping his well-received sophomore album Eternal Atake just one week ago, Lil Uzi Vert is back with more new tracks. The new release doubles as the deluxe edition of Eternal Atake and a new project Lil...

Album review: Eternal Atake by Lil Uzi Vert

Album review: Eternal Atake by Lil Uzi Vert

March 10, 2020

I can’t believe that I’m saying this, but the long-awaited and mysterious Eternal Atake is finally here. After teasing it in April 2018 and announcing the title in July 2018, Lil Uzi Vert’s sophomore...

Album review: UNLOCKED by Denzel Curry & Kenny Beats

Album review: UNLOCKED by Denzel Curry & Kenny Beats

March 6, 2020

UNLOCKED, a collaborative album from producer Kenny Beats and rapper Denzel Curry, operates like a short-fused firecracker. Although a firecracker is explosive, it’s relatively harmless. The album is explosi...

Anti-Flag's New Album, 20/20 Vision

Anti-Flag’s New Album, 20/20 Vision

March 3, 2020

Anti-Flag released their most recent album, 20/20 Vision, on January 17th. The album has eleven tracks that give commentary on nationalism, white supremacy, political corruption, and the Trump Administration a...

Revisiting Culture II: Two years later

February 26, 2020

In a new series for our blog, I’ll be taking a look back at albums that released within the last few years. The focus of the first installment of this series is a review of Migos’ 2018 album Culture...

Swimming in Circles – A Mac Miller tribute

Swimming in Circles – A Mac Miller tribute

February 5, 2020

It has taken me a long time to get through this album with clear eyes, and even longer to put pen to paper with a sound mind to review it. That said, I feel it’s futile to analyze Circles from any so...

Halsey’s “Manic” album review: Breaking down her walls

Halsey’s “Manic” album review: Breaking down her walls

January 30, 2020

Halsey released her third album, Manic, on January 17th after much anticipation from fans. Manic includes the previously released singles “Without Me”, “Graveyard”, “clementine”, "Suga's Inte...

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