ON WAX: EARL RESURRECTS WITH ‘SOME RAP SONGS,’ LIL BABY DROPS ‘STREET GOSSIP,’ A$AP ROCKY RELEASES “GUNZ N’ BUTTER,” AND MEEK MILL MAKES A COMEBACK

ON WAX: EARL RESURRECTS WITH ‘SOME RAP SONGS,’ LIL BABY DROPS ‘STREET GOSSIP,’ A$AP ROCKY RELEASES “GUNZ N’ BUTTER,” AND MEEK MILL MAKES A COMEBACK

MEEK MILL TAKES US TO THE CHAMPIONSHIPS There’s no denying that people wanted to see Meek lose. After a high-profile beef with Drake in 2016, as well as beefs with The Game, Beanie Sigel and a highly publicized break-up with Nicki Minaj, many people wanted him to fall. Unfortunately, Meek did as he was arrested for […]

On Wax: LIL PEEP’S ‘COME OVER WHEN YOUR SOBER’ RELEASES, TRIPPIE REDD Drops ‘A LOVE LETTER TO YOU 3,’ IDK & FRIENDS, + More

On Wax: LIL PEEP’S ‘COME OVER WHEN YOUR SOBER’ RELEASES, TRIPPIE REDD Drops ‘A LOVE LETTER TO YOU 3,’ IDK & FRIENDS, + More

LIL PEEP’S COME OVER WHEN YOUR SOBER RELEASES The long-awaited posthumous release of Lil Peep’s second album has arrived. Come Over When You’re Sober, Pt. 2 continues the sonics of Lil Peep’s emo trap aesthetic—mixing depressive lyrics, alongside melancholic guitars and trap percussion; Lil Peep’s legacy continues. While I can admit that his music isn’t for me, […]

On Wax: Vince Staples, Metro Boomin, Takeoff + More

On Wax: Vince Staples, Metro Boomin, Takeoff + More

Vince Staples Keeps it Cali West Coast’s finest, Vince Staples, has delivered a new project titled FM!. One of the hottest new producers, Kenny Beats, takes most of the production credits, giving us bouncy bass with heavy bangers. The cohesiveness of this project is crafted with the help of Big Boy’s neighborhood, a legendary radio personality […]

In The Cut: Zaytoven

In The Cut: Zaytoven

Control Forever presents In The Cut, a documentary style feature that touches on an artist’s and a musician’s journey from the come up, highlighting talented individuals that are poised for greatness. In this episode, we sit down with Zaytoven to talk about the longevity of his career with the hip-hop culture and his close friend, […]

Introducing Blocboy JB:  The Feature God

Introducing Blocboy JB: The Feature God

When Blocboy JB first came onto the scene with “Look Alive” many, including myself, were quick to write him off as a one-hit wonder. Especially in this current age where audiences start the timer as soon as a new artist comes in. The artists not only has to prove his worth in hip-hop, but that […]

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 […]