I’m listening to one new album every day for a year: February

I explore A$AP Rocky, Mos Def, and Big K.R.I.T’s discographies.

Grammys 2019: Predictions for MAJOR Awards (General)

With 8 nominations in each of the four major categories, the race is more wide open than ever. Will female artists and rappers triumph?

2018: The Best Under-the-Radar Albums You Missed Out On

10 R&B and rap albums from 2018 outside the mainstream spotlight for you to discover. Featuring Joey Purp, 88Rising, Sophie, and more.

Top 20 Album Covers of 2018

These album covers from 2018 are not the most beautiful. Rather, they are the most memorable, daring, and unique.

I’m listening to one new album every day for a year: November

Great rap album releases this month, along with more experimental genres.

Why “Pyramids” by Frank Ocean is one of the best songs of the 21st Century

Frank Ocean’s uncanny ability to translate the grand into the familiar and intimate and to make an extraordinary sonic palette accessible and unforgettable is expertly spelled out in this track.

Ranking the XXL Magazine 2018 Freshman Class Freestyles and Cyphers

Every year, the hip hop magazine XXL releases a list of (usually) 10 rappers on the rise– artists they feel … More

ye by Kanye West – Album Review

Vulture describes it best: “ye is a bit of a success and a bit of a failure. Like a collapsed, undercooked cake, it’s temptingly sweet but also disconcertingly mishandled.”