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 […]

The Drop – Gesaffelstein, Solange, & Juice WRLD

The Drop – Gesaffelstein, Solange, & Juice WRLD

The Drop is us cutting through the massive jungle of new music that’s been released over the last seven days.  We sharpen our proverbial machetes and cut through the shit to get you to the content that you need to be listening to. This is The Drop.  -Control Forever Gesaffelstein & Pharrell Williams – “Blast […]

The Twisted Firestarter: RIP Keith Flint

The Twisted Firestarter: RIP Keith Flint

All your heroes will die.  I remember the first time I ever heard of the band known as The Prodigy. It was ‘96, and the “Firestater” video (directed by Walter Stern) aired on a show called Top of the Pops in England. My mum tried to turn it off, but I didn’t let her, and […]

On Wax: 2 Chainz, Solange, DaBaby + More

On Wax: 2 Chainz, Solange, DaBaby + More

Rap or Go to the League ATL’s own, 2 Chainz, has returned with his fifth studio album. Rap or Go to the League is easily one of the most real titles in recent memory, showcasing the unfortunate reality for Black kids in lower-income areas. This is a different 2 Chainz; he plays a husband, as well […]

THE DROP – JAMES BAY, KEHLANI, & NGHTMRE

THE DROP – JAMES BAY, KEHLANI, & NGHTMRE

The Drop is us cutting through the massive jungle of new music that’s been released over the last seven days. We sharpen our proverbial machetes and cut through the shit to get you to the content that you need to be listening to. This is The Drop.  -Control Forever James Bay & Julia Michaels – […]

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 […]

Falling Back in Love with Drake’s ‘So Far Gone’ 10 Years Later

Falling Back in Love with Drake’s ‘So Far Gone’ 10 Years Later

Is nostalgia the music industry’s new marketing strategy? It has been 10 years since my love affair started with So Far Gone , and it’s fair to say that I’m still in love. The mixtape took Aubrey Graham from his prior alias as “Wheelchair Jimmy” from the hit show, Degrassi. He was no longer the awkward […]

The Evolution Of Childish Gambino

The Evolution Of Childish Gambino

“Cause we forget how innocent and beautiful we were so I think, yeah, it is our responsibility to make magic again cause I think a lot of the sh*t happening now is bullsh*t.“ — Donald Glover, Golden Globes From writing scripts and songs from his NYU dorm room to being a 12x Grammy-nominated artist, Donald Glover […]

The Drop – Bruno Mars, Hozier, & Jai Wolf

The Drop – Bruno Mars, Hozier, & Jai Wolf

The Drop is us cutting through the massive jungle of new music that’s been released over the last seven days.  We sharpen our proverbial machetes and cut through the shit to get you to the content that you need to be listening to. This is The Drop.  -Control Forever Cardi B & Bruno Mars – […]