On Wax: Brockhampton, Missy Elliott, and Rapsody + More
Aug 28th '19

On Wax: Brockhampton, Missy Elliott, and Rapsody + More

Brockhampton’s Most Emotional Album A year after the release of Iridescence, Brockhampton returns with their fifth studio album, Ginger. The boy band seems to be more sad than usual this time around, as the group puts all emotions and feelings on the table. The group finally opens up about their previous member, Ameer, while showcasing their current feelings. […]

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The Drop – Alessia Cara, RL Grime, & MØ

The Drop – Alessia Cara, RL Grime, & MØ

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 Alessia Cara – “A Little More” […]

Chasing The Throne: The Next Generation Of Female Rappers

Chasing The Throne: The Next Generation Of Female Rappers

“It was one period in hip-hop when females were almost as common as males, back in the Salt-N-Pepa period. Then there was a period when they were damn near non-existent…Years later, you had Lil’ Kim, Foxy Brown, and after that females went away again. And then Nicki [Minaj] came out, Iggy [Azalea] came out. So now there feels as though there is a […]

The all inclusive guide to XXl’s upcoming 2018 Freshman class

The all inclusive guide to XXl’s upcoming 2018 Freshman class

In what could be considered one of the greatest triumph stories of all time, hip-hop not only became the most listened to music in 2017, but also proved that above all odds, it has the ability to last. For over 30 years, Emcees have risen to the challenge, developing their skill to prove why they […]