Hip-Hop

Anderson .Paak and Kendrick Keep Summer Going with New Single ‘Tints’

For anyone that needs one last cruising song to finish the summer off right, say no more. Anderson .Paak and Kendrick Lamar’s new soul/nudisco single ‘Tints’ is about as smooth and vibrant as the candy paint that inspired it. The funk bass starts early in Paak’s classic style, accompanied by a live, soulful instrumental ensemble […]

Gone Too Soon: Remembering Mac Miller (1992-2018)

In memory of a life lost too soon, we’re taking a moment to pay a tribute to the highlights of Mac Miller’s groundbreaking musical journey. Over the weekend the millennial world was shaken by the unexpected death of 26-year-old rapper Mac Miller. The Pittsburgh native allegedly overdosed on an unidentified substance in his San Fernando […]

Joey Purp Drops “Elastic” Ahead of New Project

Ahead of the release of his forthcoming project, Joey Purp is back with a new single. The Chicago-based rapper has blessed fans with “Elastic”, the second release from his upcoming album Quarterthing. Despite being a seasoned veteran from an early age, Purp first caught the attention of many in 2016 after the release of his […]

Travis Scott’s Theme-Park Concept ‘Astroworld’ Fails To Thrill

Travis Scott’s long-awaited theme park concept album is yet another casualty of the streaming age. Spacey trap instrumentals and promising glimpses of creativity are bogged down by filler tracks and a handful of uninspired verses. Those anticipating Travis Scott’s Astroworld to be an artistic parallel to his 2015 album, Rodeo, will be half satisfied. The […]

R&B Artist EMI Speaks On Female Empowerment + Her Latest Track, “Bad Friends”

Ladies, gather ’round. Seattle-born singer/songwriter EMI  just dropped her latest women’s anthem, titled “Bad Friends.” Since her debut single “Phantom” in 2016, as well as her EP Planet in 2017, EMI has been readily making waves. Her moody, synth-based raps and impressive lyrics have earned her touring slots with the likes of Young Thug and […]