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 – […]

The Drop – Kanye West, Jauz, & Gorillaz

The Drop – Kanye West, Jauz, & Gorillaz

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 Kanye West – Ye Like him […]

On Wax: Drake Vs. Pusha T, Kanye West & More

On Wax: Drake Vs. Pusha T, Kanye West & More

Drake vs. Pusha T: Verdicts Hiram There’s no way in hell that Drake vs. Pusha T isn’t going down as one of the greatest rap beefs of our time; definitely of this generation. Drake learned very fast that Pusha isn’t Meek Mill. Although “Duppy Freestyle” was pretty good, it played out how we’d expect a […]

The Aggregate: Kanye West, and the Rise of Juuling

The Aggregate: Kanye West, and the Rise of Juuling

Aggregate is a unique word. As a noun, it indicates different elements brought together in the same place. As a verb, it seeks to collect and assemble disparate pieces to create a more cohesive whole. This column seeks to do both of those things; breaking down some of the biggest stories in print journalism each […]

Neon Black Episode 15- Joy Division vs. New Order

Neon Black Episode 15- Joy Division vs. New Order

The boys cover a range of hot topics from determining what differentiates host Mike Catherwood from a gym f*ckboy, to whether Kanye is a master planner or if he’s just gone off the rails. We also dive into comparing Joy Division to New Order, how actors are starting to choose TV roles over feature films, […]