On Wax: Big K.R.I.T., Blood Orange + More
Jul 16th '19

On Wax: Big K.R.I.T., Blood Orange + More

K.R.I.T. IZ HERE Never has an artist perfectly embodied southern hip-hop like Big K.R.I.T. The Mississippi artist adds another stellar project to his already amazing discography. On K.R.I.T. IZ HERE, he continues to push the musical aesthetics of the South. From soulful samples to 808 bass with rattling high-hats, K.R.I.T.’s accent, flow, and cadence all deliver […]

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: 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 […]

On Wax: ‘WRLD ON DRUGS,’ Lil Yachty, Khalid + More

On Wax: ‘WRLD ON DRUGS,’ Lil Yachty, Khalid + More

Future & Juice WRLD Drop Surprise Project An unlikely duo—trap veteran, Future, and newcomer, Juice WRLD, came out of nowhere this weekend and released their new project. WRLD ON DRUGS is a vibrant mixtape that showcases both artist’s respective talents. While neither party is necessarily bad, there are plenty of shortcomings. Future dominates most of the […]

On Wax: Projects Kicking Off the Second Half of the Year

On Wax: Projects Kicking Off the Second Half of the Year

POSSIBLE FERG DROPPING SOON? Entering this second half, it wouldn’t feel as complete with releases without A$AP Ferg, who has kept himself busy with tracks like “Not The Boy” and “Verified.” Given Ferg’s streak and if he does drop, it’ll be a solid project throughout a mixtape or album. However, it’s just a matter of […]

the drop – alison wonderland, frank ocean, & tinashe

the drop – alison wonderland, frank ocean, & tinashe

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 Alison Wonderland – “Church” My favorite […]

Culture II: Streaming Killed the Art of the Album

Culture II: Streaming Killed the Art of the Album

Like a Bengal Tiger or a Bald Eagle, from 2008 on, the art of the album was in danger of extinction. In an industry that was once ran by the singles game, hip-hop didn’t see a need for full albums as artists could drop singles, go for the quick fix and see results. Spitting in the face […]