JPEGMAFIA DROPS ‘ALL MY HEROES ARE CORNBALLS,’ DREAMVILLE’S UNDER THE SUN,’ THE RISE OF SPLURGE + MORE
Sep 18th '19

JPEGMAFIA DROPS ‘ALL MY HEROES ARE CORNBALLS,’ DREAMVILLE’S UNDER THE SUN,’ THE RISE OF SPLURGE + MORE

ALL MY HEROES ARE CORNBALLS  JPEGMAFIA is proving to be one of the most interesting/ contrasting artists in hip-hop today. Releasing his new album titled All My Heroes Are Cornballs, the DMV artist expresses his experimental aesthetics into a well-thought-out piece of art. While on the surface the songs titled “Jesus Forgive Me, I’m A Thot” and “Grimy Waifu” […]

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On Wax: Nas, Maxo Kream + More

On Wax: Nas, Maxo Kream + More

Nas Unearths Lost Tracks It has been 17 years since Nas gave us The Lost Tapes, and now the Queensbridge rapper delivered the sequel. The Lost Tapes II features tracks from as far back as 2006, which most of them didn’t make his previous four albums. Nas is as lyrical as ever over these tracks, featuring production from […]

On Wax: Freddie Gibbs & Madlib, Daniel Caesar, + More

On Wax: Freddie Gibbs & Madlib, Daniel Caesar, + More

Freddie Gibbs + Madlib = Bandana Five years after Freddie Gibbs and Madlib dropped their critically acclaimed album, Piñata, and the two have just released a new project. Bandana is a continuation of the great chemistry seen from Freddie and Madlib in the past, and Gibbs continues to push his conscious street rap over a sample-heavy production. […]

ON WAX: ARI LENNOX DEBUTS WITH ‘SHEA BUTTER BABY,’ MAXO KREAM DROPS ‘SHE LIVE,’ & THE RETURN OF UGLY GOD

ON WAX: ARI LENNOX DEBUTS WITH ‘SHEA BUTTER BABY,’ MAXO KREAM DROPS ‘SHE LIVE,’ & THE RETURN OF UGLY GOD

FROM DREAMVILLE: ARI LENNOX RELEASES SHEA BUTTER BABY Dreamville songstress, Ari Lennox, has dropped her debut album, Shea Butter Baby. The project is a mixture of modern and old school, along with some tracks being soulful and others nice and current with 808s and trap hi-hats. Ari’s ability to transcend genres is definitely one to her advantage. […]

ON WAX: KEVIN ABSTRACT DROPS ‘ARIZONA Baby,’ ANDERSON .PAAK’S ‘OXNARD’ FOLLOW-UP, & 070 SHAKE DROPS TWO SINGLES

ON WAX: KEVIN ABSTRACT DROPS ‘ARIZONA Baby,’ ANDERSON .PAAK’S ‘OXNARD’ FOLLOW-UP, & 070 SHAKE DROPS TWO SINGLES

KEVIN ABSTRACT RELEASES ARIZONA BABY While we wait for new releases from Brockhampton, the boyband’s mastermind, Kevin Abstract, dropped a short EP. At just under nine minutes, ARIZONA Baby is a blend of Kevin’s influences. Experimental at times, the project explores hip-hop, indie rock, pop, jazz and rock. According to his Instagram, the rest of the project will […]

On Wax: Rich The Kid + More

On Wax: Rich The Kid + More

Rich The Kid Releases The World Is Yours 2 Not taking anytime off, Rich The Kid delivers the sequel to last year’s The World Is Yours. The World Is Yours 2 is not much of an abandonment of the NY born ATL based artist. The production is much of the current trap landscape, but includes some smoother R&B […]

On Wax: Anderson .Paak, ‘Creed II: The Album’ + More

On Wax: Anderson .Paak, ‘Creed II: The Album’ + More

Anderson .Paak Shows Us Oxnard After a prolific upbringing, Aftermath’s Anderson .Paak returns with his third solo album, Oxnard. An ode to his hometown, the album mixes his soulful R&B with hard-hitting hip-hop beats. The project was mixed by Dr. Dre, as well as features some of his production and vocals; a rare sight nowadays. The project […]

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 […]