On Wax Special: Remembering Big L
Feb 15th '19

On Wax Special: Remembering Big L

Big L was more than just an MC. Big L was a pioneer, and one of the greatest New York hip-hop artists of the ‘90s. A top tier lyricist who not only laid the foundation for Horrorcore, but also inspired generations to come. From his peers like Jay-Z and Cam’ron, to the new school of A$AP […]

THE GOVERNORS BALL LINEUP COUNTER

THE GOVERNORS BALL LINEUP COUNTER

With the highly-anticipated hype of 2019s Coachella reveal last week, the organizers of the Governors Ball counteract full force by releasing one of their strongest lineups yet. The Governors Ball has always been a pleasant surprise since its fruition in 2011. What began as a brief single day event quickly gained notoriety by morphing into […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kanye West’s Twitter Decoded

Kanye West’s Twitter Decoded

Kanye West is easily the most famous Twitter user to ever be on the social media platform. So, after a leave of absence from the Twitterverse, Kanye has returned with a vengeance. While most believe his return is to create buzz for his upcoming project(s), Yeezy said plenty in the 141 tweets written (as of […]

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 […]

not letting go: can hip hop make you feel?

not letting go: can hip hop make you feel?

“If you’re looking for lyrics, if you’re looking to cry, if you’re looking to think about life, don’t listen to hip-hop.”   Post Malone was blasted for this quote marking, probably, his third strike against hip-hop and the culture built around it today. Since then, Post Malone has taken back these words after receiving a […]