What I’m Reading: Vol. II

What I’m Reading: Vol. II

I’ve got a question for you: When’s the last time you read a book? One you weren’t explicitly assigned to read. Not for class. For fun. I’m willing to wager it’s been a while. Instead of binging The Office for the fourteenth time in a row, hit the library and open one of these page-turners. Don’t be […]

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 […]

Cole Bennett, Boy Genius

Cole Bennett, Boy Genius

The hip-hop music video game is being taken by storm by a 22-year-old director and producer by the name of Cole Bennett, and his self-made empire, Lyrical Lemonade. Young as he is, he is talented far beyond his years. Boy genius Bennett has worked with, created for, and is a friend to all of your favorite rap artists—from […]

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 […]

Did You Get That Memo?

Did You Get That Memo?

In 1999, Mike Judge was known primarily for the MTV series called Beavis and Butt-Head. The show was such a hit for MTV that it had been turned into a video game and also a feature-length movie. Before that, he had directed a few episodes of SNL, and had even created a cartoon character named Milton, a schlep […]

Movies and History: Schindler’s List

Movies and History: Schindler’s List

January 27 was International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It marks the liberation of Auschwitz by Allied Forces (specifically the Russians) during World War II, and it is also a day set aside in which to remember the 6.5 million Jews who were systematically slaughtered and murdered by the Nazis. 6 million is a number almost too […]

Happy 30th, 40th, and 45th!

Happy 30th, 40th, and 45th!

1989 Batman – There is no competing with the hype machine that went into this movie. There is no way it wasn’t going to be a blockbuster (and it was), though it took years for me to understand this was a comedy and not a drama like Superman. I’ve only recently began to appreciate it, and I […]