On Wax Special: Remembering Big L

On Wax Special: Remembering Big L

Big L was more than just an MC. Big L was a pioneer, and one of the greatest New York hip-hop artists of the ‘90s. A top tier lyricist who not only laid the foundation for Horrorcore, but also inspired generations to come. From his peers like Jay-Z and Cam’ron, to the new school of A$AP […]

On Wax: Future, James Blake, Soulja Boy + More

On Wax: Future, James Blake, Soulja Boy + More

Future Presents: The WIZRD Now that 2019 has settled in, the new releases have started—and let’s talk about Future’s seventh album. The WIZRD has a now sober Future playing it safe with a sound we’re much familiar with. However, Future is the originator of the modern trap sound, making his execution of it much better than […]

On Wax: Future, J. Cole, Gucci Gang + More

On Wax: Future, J. Cole, Gucci Gang + More

Future Drops Single Ahead of Album Release  Trap behemoth, Future, is starting off 2019 with a splash. The artist dropped a new single titled “Crushed Up,” alongside visuals. The song is produced by Wheezy and is in the vein of the current hip-hop landscape. Future also revealed that his next album will come out January […]

Let’s Talk About the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Let’s Talk About the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame began in 1983, as a way to honor those who shaped the genre of music. However, as years pass and music changes, the ceremony has inducted artists who aren’t involved in rock music—as Ice Cube stated when being inducted as a member of N.W.A.: “Rock ‘n’ roll is […]

On Wax: XXXTENTACION, Ice Cube + More

On Wax: XXXTENTACION, Ice Cube + More

XXXTENTACION’s First Posthumous Album, SKINS The release of XXXTENTACION’s third album, SKINS, saw the light of day. This album marks the first full-length release since his passing in June. The album is short, which is like his previous works, and a lot of these tracks feel like working demos that never got finished. While understandable, SKINS feels empty […]

On Wax: Anderson .Paak, ‘Creed II: The Album’ + More

On Wax: Anderson .Paak, ‘Creed II: The Album’ + More

Anderson .Paak Shows Us Oxnard After a prolific upbringing, Aftermath’s Anderson .Paak returns with his third solo album, Oxnard. An ode to his hometown, the album mixes his soulful R&B with hard-hitting hip-hop beats. The project was mixed by Dr. Dre, as well as features some of his production and vocals; a rare sight nowadays. The project […]

On Wax: Vince Staples, Metro Boomin, Takeoff + More

On Wax: Vince Staples, Metro Boomin, Takeoff + More

Vince Staples Keeps it Cali West Coast’s finest, Vince Staples, has delivered a new project titled FM!. One of the hottest new producers, Kenny Beats, takes most of the production credits, giving us bouncy bass with heavy bangers. The cohesiveness of this project is crafted with the help of Big Boy’s neighborhood, a legendary radio personality […]