I am very aware that artists go through growth periods within their careers, where they experiment with new directions and sounds, but I did not sense that in this project. This project was overly controlled by someone other than herself. If the album was a masterpiece to you, cool. Continue reading I Swear I’m Not Buggin: Summer Walker “Over It” Album Review
DMV rapper, Rico Nasty, has consistently been far-fetched, colorful, and ORIGINAL for at least three years in the rap game now. With her early tracks like “Poppin’” to her most recent single, “Roof”, she’s helped me through releasing negative emotions with her head-knocking lyrics all while effortlessly maintaining rap’s successful theme of braggadocio. I knew my love for her was real when I watched her perform … Continue reading A Quick Take on Rico Nasty’s “Anger Management”
For the ordinary listener, music is the perfect gateway to a carefree day and a practical way to express some repressed feelings; especially when listening to rap, with today’s surplus of subgenres it is possible to channel whatever you’re feeling with your desired artist! You want to feel like a dope dealer while folding your laundry? Listen to Pusha T. You want to get into … Continue reading Female Rap– That’s it. That’s the Damn Title!
With Black History Month feeling like a whirlwind of chaos—ICE wrongfully detaining 21 Savage, Jussie Smollett’s alleged hate crime hoax, Robert Kelly being bailed out by someone’s estranged aunt, and cringely having culture vultures [Kardashians and Yesjulz] be loud and wrong—with perfect timing, we all received hints of an upcoming project from our Sol Angel (Solange). With exclusive visuals and album art surfacing the internet, … Continue reading A Quick Take on Solange’s “When I Get Home”