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 […]

The Kanye Effect: A Timeline Of Creativity to Psychosis

The Kanye Effect: A Timeline Of Creativity to Psychosis

“Sometimes you have to get rid of everything” —Kanye West Ye… Yeezy… Yeezus… Kanye To Tha West… “Is Mr. West in the building?”… to MAGA hat wearing Trump supporter… and possibly the most hated celebrity living right now. This year has been an interesting one for the hip-hop legend. It’s almost safe to say that […]

ON WAX: ‘CARTER V’ DROPS, ‘YANDHI’ IS M.I.A., AND MUCH MORE

ON WAX: ‘CARTER V’ DROPS, ‘YANDHI’ IS M.I.A., AND MUCH MORE

DESTO DUBB’S “BANK TELLER” This week, Desto Dubb enlisted the help of Lil Uzi Vert, 03 Greedo, Smokepurpp, and Lil Pump in “Bank Teller.” Before further diving into the track, the idea of bringing these artists all on one track is nuts. If you enjoy the wave, it’s a track for you. The flaw with […]

Hollywould: Joker, Kanye West, and ‘Captain Marvel’

Hollywould: Joker, Kanye West, and ‘Captain Marvel’

The film and television business moves at a mile a minute, so keeping up with the latest news can be a little daunting. Not to worry—we have your back. In Hollywould, we’ll round up the industry developments you need to know. Here’s what you may have missed: First Look at Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker Director Todd […]

On Wax: YBN, Kanye & Lil Pump, + More

On Wax: YBN, Kanye & Lil Pump, + More

YBN Makes a Splash Hip-hop’s newest rap group, YBN, have released their first project together. YBN: The Mixtape features YBN Nahmir, Almighty J, and Cordae doing their thing. All of them have their own unique style, which makes for an interesting listen. YBN Cordae is a lyrical beast, which contrasts interestingly with the other two. YBN […]

The Drop – Nicki Minaj, Rüfüs Du Sol, & Louis The Child

The Drop – Nicki Minaj, Rüfüs Du Sol, & Louis The Child

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 Nicki Minaj – “Barbie Dream” I […]

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 […]

The Drop – Kid Cudi, Kanye West, & Skrillex

The Drop – Kid Cudi, Kanye West, & Skrillex

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 Kid Cudi & Kanye West – […]