On Wax: Shy Glizzy, Lizzo + More

On Wax: Shy Glizzy, Lizzo + More

Shy Glizzy is Covered N Blood King of the District Columbia, Shy Glizzy, dropped his latest project, Covered N Blood. While a name most are familiar with, you can still tell Shy Glizzy is putting his best foot forward to become the guy he’s meant to be in hip-hop— which is good because listeners get music that […]

The Drop – Beyoncé, Cage The Elephant, & The Weeknd

The Drop – Beyoncé, Cage The Elephant, & The Weeknd

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 Beyoncé – HOMECOMING: THE LIVE ALBUM […]

Pioneers of New Melody Pt. I

Pioneers of New Melody Pt. I

November 6, 2014. I anxiously attended my very first concert during my freshman semester at the University of Oregon. I’d never been a fan of large crowds, being touched or bumped into by random strangers due to childhood fits of claustrophobia from having a big frame. Weeks prior, my then roommate convinced my frugal ass […]

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 […]

ON WAX: KODAK BLACK DROPS ‘DYING TO LIVE,’ RICO NASTY’S NEW SINGLE, & BIG K.R.I.T.’S ‘TRIFECTA’ RELEASES

ON WAX: KODAK BLACK DROPS ‘DYING TO LIVE,’ RICO NASTY’S NEW SINGLE, & BIG K.R.I.T.’S ‘TRIFECTA’ RELEASES

HIP-HOP RE-ENTERS THE COMIC BOOK WORLD With Black Panther released earlier this year, Marvel set up a great template for hip-hop soundtracks, and once again, Marvel delivers for Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse. Although the Spider-Man soundtrack wasn’t curated by a team or label like Black Panther was, the Spider-Man soundtrack is still rather cohesive. The project features heavy hitters, like Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne […]

Dope: Six Best Music Videos Of 2018

Dope: Six Best Music Videos Of 2018

There was a time where a music video presence on MTV was just as important as…well, almost anything. Making the rotation on something like Yo! MTV Raps, Headbangers Ball, Spring Break, or the big leagues—in the form of TRL. While the medium isn’t completely dead, 2018 saw a noticeable influx in quality music videos. Here are […]

The Drop – Benny Blanco, Bastille, & Sinéad Harnett

The Drop – Benny Blanco, Bastille, & Sinéad Harnett

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 benny blanco, Juice WRLD, & Brandon […]

The Drop – Skrillex, Chance the Rapper, & The 1975

The Drop – Skrillex, Chance the Rapper, & The 1975

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 Travis Scott – “SICKO MODE” (Skrillex […]