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 […]

Movies and History: ‘Apollo 13’

Movies and History: ‘Apollo 13’

January 28th marks not only the anniversary of the space shuttle Challenger disaster, it also marks NASA’s Day of Remembrance. The end of January and beginning of February are a very somber time for NASA with the anniversary of not only the Challenger disaster, but also the Apollo 1 tragedy in which three astronauts were […]

ON WAX: XXXTENTACION ‘MEMBERS ONLY VOL. 4,’ BOOGIE DROPS ‘EVERYTHING’S FOR SALE,’ + MORE

ON WAX: XXXTENTACION ‘MEMBERS ONLY VOL. 4,’ BOOGIE DROPS ‘EVERYTHING’S FOR SALE,’ + MORE

BOOGIE’S EVERYTHING’S FOR SALE  Compton MC, Boogie, dropped his major label debut project titled Everything’s For Sale. What’s special about Boogie is his introspective lyricism, alongside his ability to both sing and rap. The production can be smooth, with Boogie opting for a more traditional hip-hop sound versus the dominate trap production. That’s not to say […]