Yesterday, The Weeknd released his highly anticipated album, Starboy. It is presently sitting at #1 in 80 countries. I have listened to the album cover-to-cover, and all I could think to myself was, "Where is the angst?" I only really saw a trace of this in the song "Party Monster." I can't deny that it is well-produced and that his vocal ability is admirable, but it is … [Read more...] about The Star Potential of Starboy (?)
If I had to describe the Saint Pablo Tour in a phrase, it would be "delightfully minimalist." For anyone that knows anything about Kanye West, you might find it strange that I am describing the show as minimalist, but Kanye used two things, and used them well. He had no opening act, and nothing but a floating rectangle for a stage. He had a light strip that spanned the length … [Read more...] about Kanye West: The Saint Pablo Tour
Wuddduupp friends?! Done exams? Us neither. We know that you're excited for zammers to end and summer to commence but before your break out the camo shorts, hold up a sec. This week marked the last show of the 2013-2014 school year. I know yall are just as sad as we are BUT fear not because yours truly will be giving yall that good good all summer long. The day and time is to … [Read more...] about & That’s A Rap!
Wuddduppp yall?! Hope your reading was spent doing, well, readings. But since it probably wasn't I'm sure you could a use a little re-up on everything happening in hip-hop. I mean, what better way to start the final stretch of this school year than a little rhyming, right? Or nah? This week, we got a new project from TDE gangster, ScHoolboy Q. He officially dropped his debut … [Read more...] about Yawk! Yawk! Yawk!