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

I enjoyed listening to rock and rap outside the mainstream, listening to the discographies of artists like Cage the Elephant, Freddie Gibbs, DMX, and The Internet.

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

Musical theatre, rock, pop, and Game of Thrones soundtracks.

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?

Grammys 2019: Predictions for Rap Awards

Despite the tense history between rap and the Grammys, the nominees this year are very interesting. 

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 25 Albums of 2018

I aimed for a range of different subgenres and types within rap and R&B as well as pop and indie rock in my top 25 albums of 2018. Including Swimming, Voicenotes, Daytona, Isolation, 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.

I’m listening to one new album every day for a year: July/Aug

First update on my goal of listening to at least one full album a day for the first time.

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.”