Mixtape

KennyHoopla – ‘SURVIVORS GUILT: THE MIXTAPE//’ Mixtape Review

Photo Credit: Alondra Buccio The current release by Cleveland, Ohio musician Kenny La’ron, who goes by the stage name KennyHoopla (yes, one word) is fraught with more than its share of baggage. The six-song offering is being presented as a “mixtape,” although it’s a bit unclear just how that label applies. The full title is… Read more

MMM Thoughts: Physical Media vs. Streaming Services – Which is a Better Listening Experience?

Photo Credit: PEOPLEIMAGES/GETTY IMAGES There’s no doubt that technology has changed the way of life for modern people across the globe. From self-driving cars to automated purchases and even media consumption, people have adapted the changing tech into their lives. Entire business models have needed to revamp to keep with the changing times, and the… Read more

The Snuts – ‘W.L.’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Gaz Williamson As you read these very words, the Snuts – yes, that’s the band’s name – are probably already old news in the UK. Their debut album, W.L., entered the charts over there at No.1 and achieved the identical feat in their native Scotland (the band hails from Whitburn in West Lothian)…. Read more

Kane Brown: Creating His Own Path Through Country Music Stardom

Photo Credit: Matthew Berinato Kane Brown was born on October 21, 1993. Growing up in Georgia, the youngster got into fights over his mixed background. His family then moved out the state, and they settled in Red Bank, Tennessee. In high school, Kane sang in the choir. He was motivated enough to perform in front… 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

Rapsody: Hip-Hop’s Soul Sister

Photo Credit: Jose Gongora After gaining a solid fan base and finding her creative footing, Marlanna Evans, better known as Rapsody, has blossomed into an artist that many people crave to hear. She pulls hip-hop, R&B, and soul influences together to create music that reflects raw emotions. With so many well-received projects under her belt,… Read more

MMM Staff Picks: DeShonna Watson’s Top Ten Favorite Albums of 2019

#10. Kanye West – ‘Jesus Is King’ Love him or hate him! As controversial as they come, West’s ninth official LP had so much anticipation around it alone, he made you wonder just exactly what he was going to deliver this time around. But hey, it just wouldn’t be Kanye without a little drama, right?… Read more

Megan Thee Stallion: Hot Girls Unite

Photo Credit: 2020 Photography/Courage Osadolor Megan Thee Stallion is one of the hottest female rappers on the scene right now. The unapologetic bravado of Megan has caused many to join her fan group of “hotties.” New to the music industry, Megan Thee Stallion is coming to put her spin on music and make a name… Read more

Remembering Nipsey Hussle: The Change Hip-Hop Needed

Photo Credit: Image via Getty/Matt Winkelmeyer Every generation has people who are symbols for great change. Whether in politics, the arts, or academics, there’s always someone pushing against the norm. Nipsey Hussle became that symbol in his neighborhood and within others across America. Nipsey represented change for the black community and for hip-hop. To understand… Read more

Mabel – ‘Ivy To Roses’ Mixtape Review

Photo Credit: Hayley Louisa Brown London, England singer Mabel McVey is United Kingdom’s sweetheart! Giving off the ultimate femme-fatale vibe, her pouty gloss lips and bad girl attitude has landed the Swedish born beauty right on top of the European charts. Consistently. Still coasting off of the success of her breakout 2017 debut mixtape Ivy… Read more