Hip-Hop

[THOUGHTS] Frank Ocean’s Recent Withdrawals Lead to Recollections of Inconsistency

In the months following Frank Ocean’s critically acclaimed Blonde album, he has been, contrary to the past, in line with what is now expected, if not demanded, of popular artists in contemporary times: a continuous stream of releases, consistent and thorough tour dates, and a general transparency and communicability with one’s audience are about all it takes […]

[ELECTRONIC] Flying Lotus Shares Two More New Tracks, Listen Here

Flying Lotus has been keeping the material coming lately. Following the artist’s release of his take on the “Twin Peaks” cult television series theme and the Queen-sampled ‘Night Grows Pale‘, there’s now no sign he’ll be stopping anytime soon. The producer has taken to his U.S. Soundcloud and shared two new tracks , perhaps outtakes from […]

[EXPERIMENTAL] You Need To Hear Flying Lotus’ New Queen Sampled Track

Flying Lotus may be the King of unpredictability. I often ask myself, what the fuck is this guy going to do next? There’s no doubt the producer has been busy since the 2014 release of You’re Dead!, but until now fans have been without new music for the last few years. Following his debut film screening of Kuso at Sundance and […]

[ELECTRONIC] Gorillaz Share Synth-Heavy Bonus Track Off New Album ‘Humanz’

It’s been an exciting couple of months for Gorillaz fans. With what began as the group’s cryptic return on social media, particularly on Instagram, subsequently became an album announcement. The first in seven years. Following the announcement of Gorillaz’s fifth LP Humanz and release of numerous tracks, the group’s since performed a live show, participated in their first […]

[POP] Lady Gaga’s “The Cure” Is Safe But Feels Genuine

Lady Gaga is probably the most polarizing artist of our time. I myself, often struggle with the love/hate relationship I have with her artistry, her ever-changing image, and at times, strange personality. It seems that one minute she is full of poise, intelligence, and self-control, fighting for social justice and warning young people of the […]