Dope: Six Best Music Videos Of 2018
Dec 13th '18

Dope: Six Best Music Videos Of 2018

There was a time where a music video presence on MTV was just as important as…well, almost anything. Making the rotation on something like Yo! MTV Raps, Headbangers Ball, Spring Break, or the big leagues—in the form of TRL. While the medium isn’t completely dead, 2018 saw a noticeable influx in quality music videos. Here are […]

On Wax Special: The Nas Album Verdict

On Wax Special: The Nas Album Verdict

When Kanye took to Twitter to announce the release of five albums (Surgical Summer), the excitement was at an all-time high here at Control Forever. The Queensbridge legend seemed primed for a big summer with Nasir that was released nearly six years since his last. Then, when injecting Kanye’s production, it is an album that immediately shook […]

On Wax: Nas, The Carters, XXL Freshman List and More

On Wax: Nas, The Carters, XXL Freshman List and More

Escobar Season is Here The thought of Nas and Kanye for an entire project is something most would run to, and rightfully so. Its two megaforces colliding. Fans were a bit concerned when last Friday came around and the album still wasn’t available— rumors running rampant that Kanye was making last minute changes. Finally, on […]

Coachella Controversy

Coachella Controversy

Just like that, another Coachella season has come and passed. Millennials all over are still riding that Coachella, drug-induced high as they reminisce about the return of Destiny’s Child and a prego Cardi B twerking, all the while trying to decide on an Instagram filter for their super trendy Ferris wheel picture. Although Coachella sells […]

Tiffany Haddish was Destined for Fame

Tiffany Haddish was Destined for Fame

Comedian, author and actress, Tiffany Haddish, is kicking ass. 2017 seemed to be the year of Haddish with her breakout starring role in the summer hit, Girls Trip, and her being the first female African-American stand-up comedian to host Saturday Night Live. Things don’t seem to be slowing down for the self-proclaimed unicorn this year. Earlier […]

IT’s Not You, It’s Me. Breaking up the band

IT’s Not You, It’s Me. Breaking up the band

“You go through things like we went through as a band, and people started to split apart, become more like oil and water. But early on, you see the sweetness that was there. It was the three of us against the world, trying to establish ourselves, and that’s the experiment of a band.” – Andy […]

Coachella 2018 is Confusing

Coachella 2018 is Confusing

On January 2nd, Coachella announced their 2018 lineup, and with that, thousands of millennials googled Jamiroquai. Not to take away from the British funk act, it just comes as a to surprise to most. However, to be fair, the entire Coachella lineup is quite the head-scratcher. The first thing to pop out are the headliners; […]

Spanglish is Sexy: A Trend

Spanglish is Sexy: A Trend

Is it me or is there a noticeable trend of incorporating the Spanish language in songs nowadays? It’s one thing if a Latin pop artist (or an artist in general) is singing in Spanish for the entirety of the song. However, this year we have heard numerous songs where both English and Spanish have been […]

the drop – N.E.R.D, Beyoncé, Martin Garrix, and Miguel

the drop – N.E.R.D, Beyoncé, Martin Garrix, and Miguel

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 Miguel – War and Leisure I […]