ON WAX: ARI LENNOX DEBUTS WITH ‘SHEA BUTTER BABY,’ MAXO KREAM DROPS ‘SHE LIVE,’ & THE RETURN OF UGLY GOD

ON WAX: ARI LENNOX DEBUTS WITH ‘SHEA BUTTER BABY,’ MAXO KREAM DROPS ‘SHE LIVE,’ & THE RETURN OF UGLY GOD

FROM DREAMVILLE: ARI LENNOX RELEASES SHEA BUTTER BABY Dreamville songstress, Ari Lennox, has dropped her debut album, Shea Butter Baby. The project is a mixture of modern and old school, along with some tracks being soulful and others nice and current with 808s and trap hi-hats. Ari’s ability to transcend genres is definitely one to her advantage. […]

ON WAX: KEVIN ABSTRACT DROPS ‘ARIZONA Baby,’ ANDERSON .PAAK’S ‘OXNARD’ FOLLOW-UP, & 070 SHAKE DROPS TWO SINGLES

ON WAX: KEVIN ABSTRACT DROPS ‘ARIZONA Baby,’ ANDERSON .PAAK’S ‘OXNARD’ FOLLOW-UP, & 070 SHAKE DROPS TWO SINGLES

KEVIN ABSTRACT RELEASES ARIZONA BABY While we wait for new releases from Brockhampton, the boyband’s mastermind, Kevin Abstract, dropped a short EP. At just under nine minutes, ARIZONA Baby is a blend of Kevin’s influences. Experimental at times, the project explores hip-hop, indie rock, pop, jazz and rock. According to his Instagram, the rest of the project will […]

Be Kind Rewind: ‘Slacker’

Be Kind Rewind: ‘Slacker’

In 1991, Richard Linklater would release his first film, Slacker. Now, most will probably recognize him for films like Boyhood and Dazed and Confused, but this film was the one that took the usual approach to tell a story and threw it out of the window. Releasing six years before I was born, it would […]

ON WAX: JUICE WRLD’S ‘DEATH RACE FOR LOVE,’ YBN CORDAE’S ‘HAVE MERCY,’ AND THE RELEASE OF ‘GERM HAS A DEATH WISH’

ON WAX: JUICE WRLD’S ‘DEATH RACE FOR LOVE,’ YBN CORDAE’S ‘HAVE MERCY,’ AND THE RELEASE OF ‘GERM HAS A DEATH WISH’

JUICE WRLD ARRIVES Juice WRLD has been connecting with the young trap fanbase to the aesthetics of a emo lifestyle. Death Race For Love is a project where Juice WRLD dwells with the duality of being a famous rapper and a depressed teenager. While he flexes in typical trap fashion, he also manages to deliver depressing bars […]

ON WAX: HIGH BROTHERS RELEASE ‘FIVE STARS,’ ‘HARVERD DROPOUT’ ARRIVES, + OFFSET’S ‘FATHER OF 4’

ON WAX: HIGH BROTHERS RELEASE ‘FIVE STARS,’ ‘HARVERD DROPOUT’ ARRIVES, + OFFSET’S ‘FATHER OF 4’

HIGH BROTHERS DROP FIVE STARS ALBUM China’s own Higher Brothers has released a new full-length project. Five Stars is a hard-hitting array of interesting hip-hop. While the group most definitely goes hard on a lot of trap cuts, like “We Talkin Bout” and “One Punch Man,” the group also shows an appreciation for hip-hop through more boom-bap […]