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[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 […]

[END OF YEAR] Our Top Picks For Hip-Hop In 2016

It’s that time of year again where every music site gives their two cents on the top songs of the year, except most sites fail miserably to actually highlight songs that weren’t already on heavy rotation in the mainstream arena being shoved in our faces. Do we really need Drake or Rihanna on a top […]

[HIP-HOP/ROCK] SBTHEDJ – DON’T TELL ME (YOU LOVE ME) FEAT. PILOT TOUHILL

The LAMP crew here in L.A. is back with something a little different today! While they’re known for putting out some of the freshest electronic music these days, this release is a nice break from that, tapping into more of a Hip-Hop vibe with driving percussion and politically-charged lyrics. LAMP resident beat maker, turntable specialist […]