Hip Hop

Joyner Lucas – ‘ADHD’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Jimmy Fontaine Joyner as an artist has always been under-the-radar, presenting thought-provoking tracks like “I’m Not Racist” and garnering an audience willing to figure out the social commentary behind the lyrics. He is here to stay, and most definitely, to slay. His debut album ADHD starts off with an introductory skit, “Screening Evaluation”,… Read more

Megan Thee Stallion – ‘Suga’ EP Review

Photo Credit: Lauren Dunn Megan Jovon Ruth Pete, professionally known as Megan The Stallion, released her third EP Suga on March 6th. She was able to release it right before the pandemic started, allowing fans to enjoy nine new songs while in quarantine. The EP initially was planned to release later than it actually was,… Read more

Remembering Pop Smoke: The Brooklyn-Bred Rapper Resting in the Stars

Photo Credit: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images Pop Smoke rose quickly in the music scene with his hard lyrics and raspy voice. Paired with UK drill beats, the Brooklyn rapper connected with people looking for heavy-hitting anthems. Pop Smoke used his charismatic attitude, style and flow to rapidly take over the airwaves of New York. Pop… Read more

Joyner Lucas: Socially Conscious Hip-Hop

Photo Credit: Trevor Finney Joyner Lucas is known for his lyricism and quick delivery. The rapper gained attention from millions of listeners with tracks like “Ross Cipicchioni” and “I’m Not Racist.” With the viral success of several tracks, the artist has been able to create a name for himself through his work as a songwriter,… Read more

Drake – ‘Dark Lane Demo Tapes’ Mixtape Review

Photo Credit: Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images Once again the herald angels are singing, for Aubrey Drake Graham has graced our terrestrial planet with another sprawling collection of emotional music. Enter Dark Lane Demo Tapes, a deceptively-named mixtape full of demos that aren’t really demos. New Drake and old Drake’s past several iterations all have glaring commonalities:… Read more

Jessie Reyez – ‘Before Love Came to Kill Us’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Philip Harris “And I’m sick with feeling like I deserved better // And you’re sick for everything you did to me, it was a setup // And I should Goodfella you, call me Karen, waking up to my Beretta // If I blow your brains out I, I can guarantee that you’ll forget… Read more

Kehlani – ‘It Was Good Until It Wasn’t’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Arturo Torres Kehlani’s third studio album It Was Good Until It Wasn’t was released on May 8th, 2020. The artist went live on YouTube from her home on the day of its release to answer fan questions about the album. All music videos were created “quarantine style” as well. She states that most… Read more

2011 Throwback Gallery: Vans Warped Tour Edition

Less Than Jake ‘Vans Warped Tour’ 2011 Camden, New Jersey Pepper ‘Vans Warped Tour’ 2011 Camden, New Jersey  Gyms Class Heroes ‘Vans Warped Tour’ 2011 Camden, New Jersey Relient K ‘Vans Warped Tour’ 2011 Camden, New Jersey 3OH!3 ‘Vans Warped Tour’ 2011 Camden, New Jersey The Expendables ‘Vans Warped Tour’ 2011 Camden, New Jersey Asking… Read more

Doja Cat – ‘Hot Pink’ Album Review

Photo Credit: RCA RECORDS Amalaratna Zandile Dlamini, professionally known as Doja Cat, released her second album Hot Pink late last year and it later became her breakthrough record within the music industry. Most tracks on Hot Pink are catchy, with each one having a memorable line or a familiar beat. The songs are just as… Read more

Kali Uchis – ‘To Feel Alive’ EP Review

Photo Credit: Felipe Q Nogueira Last month Karly-Marina Loaiza, professionally known as Kali Uchis, released a short and sweet EP titled To Feel Alive. Kali has been working on a new album, but wasn’t ready to release it due to the current quarantine. She put together the EP just to hold over listeners and to… Read more