10 Of The Most Anticipated Hip-Hop Albums of 2019
Feb 7th '19

10 Of The Most Anticipated Hip-Hop Albums of 2019

Musically, 2019 has been off to a pretty slow start — unless you are super hyped about Ariana Grande’s Thank U, Next album, but for the rest of us still playing old J. Cole tracks (cues “January 28th” from 2014 Forest Hills Drive) — needing something fresh in the hip-hop world is an understatement. We ended last […]

On Wax Special: Top Five Albums, Artists, and Singles of 2018

On Wax Special: Top Five Albums, Artists, and Singles of 2018

Last year, 2018, was an interesting year for hip-hop with more ups and downs than one could count, and even in the low points, we still had a tremendous amount of highlights. Top Five Artists  Hiram: 5. Lil Wayne After many long years of waiting, Lil Wayne fans finally got the long-awaited album, Tha Carter […]

The Drop – Anderson .Paak + Kendrick Lamar, The Lumineers, & More

The Drop – Anderson .Paak + Kendrick Lamar, The Lumineers, & More

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 Anderson .Paak & Kendrick Lamar – “Tints” […]

On Wax: Lil Baby + Gunna, T.I., Sheck Wes and More

On Wax: Lil Baby + Gunna, T.I., Sheck Wes and More

Lil Baby x Gunna Finally arriving is the highly-anticipated Gunna and Lil Baby project, Drip Harder. The two have recently exploded on the hip-hop scene, damn near shaking it to the point where everyone has heard of this duo. This is one a lot of people have been waiting for—even comparing them to duos, like Lil […]

The Drop – Robyn, Lil Wayne, + Ekali

The Drop – Robyn, Lil Wayne, + Ekali

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 Robyn – “Honey” I am just […]

The Punk Era of Hip-Hop

The Punk Era of Hip-Hop

What do the punk bands: Descendents, Fear, The Adolescents, and hip-hop artists: Lil Yachty, Machine Gun Kelly, and WifisFuneral all have in common? (Besides all being musical acts, of course.) Give up? Don’t know who I’m talking about? Don’t care? Great, I’ll tell you anyway. They all shared the stage at the Musink Tattoo Convention […]

Crossfading Styles

Crossfading Styles

Hip-hop, the aesthetic lifestyle of breakdancing, street art, and rap music has always been a celebration of the culture around it, namely the culture of Black America. Rap music, in particular, became a cultural doorway that allowed African Americans to deliver their message to the world around them. At the same time, rap was always […]

On Wax: J. Cole Season Now, Yeezy and Drizzy Season Next

On Wax: J. Cole Season Now, Yeezy and Drizzy Season Next

J. Cole Season is Here J. Cole shocked everyone when he announced that he was dropping an album in less than two days. A day before the album would release on 4/20, Cole would give us not only a trailer, but the same titled track as the album, KOD. Standing for Kids on Drugs, Cole’s […]

Rocky’s atonement

Rocky’s atonement

Nearly three years since the release of At. Long. Last. A$AP, hip-hop’s rising icon, A$AP Rocky, is preparing to release his third studio album. This third album is much different than anything he’s released before– just from his singles alone. The truth is that Rocky’s next album carries with it more curiosity than most, including […]