On Wax: Denzel Curry & More
Jun 4th '19

On Wax: Denzel Curry & More

Denzel Curry releases ZUU Dyllan E. The story of Denzel Curry is one so curious that you can’t help but to keep watching because he has developed a consistency for leveling up. While it doesn’t necessarily mean that any project is better than the last, however, it does seem his searching has paid off because there […]

On Wax: Blood Orange + More

On Wax: Blood Orange + More

 Blood Orange Releases Heat British artist Dev Hynes has dropped his fourth album under the alias Blood Orange. Negro Swan is a gorgeous blend of pop, R&B and hip-hop into a surreal experience. Dev manages to mix sounds with the perfect moods, properly creating sonic landscapes that are truly captivating. While it’s not much of a […]

On Wax: Nicki Minaj, Trippie Redd + More

On Wax: Nicki Minaj, Trippie Redd + More

Nicki Claims Her Throne as Queen After four long years, Nicki Minaj finally unleashes her fourth studio album, Queen. Originally supposed to be released on August 17th, the New York icon surprised fans a week early. Nicki finds herself in both the pop world and hip-hop world on this album. While she most definitely rides the trap […]

On Wax: Remembering X + More

On Wax: Remembering X + More

XXXTentacion Passes at Twenty On June 18th, we lost rapper Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, who went by the stage name XXXTentacion, after being shot in Deerfield Beach, Florida. As an artist, X showed promise and untapped potential years beyond his stay. His connection with fans and those around him allowed for him to touch almost every […]

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 […]

On Wax: Last Week in Hip-Hop

On Wax: Last Week in Hip-Hop

Run of the Mill Trap Singles Galore This week was full of some really unimaginative songs from a lot of different hip-hop artists: Belly dropped a DJ Mustard song featuring YG titled “4 Days.” If you’ve ever heard a Mustard produced track or a Belly track, you know what to expect. YG also appeared on […]

Hip-hop and the case of tekashi 6ix9ine

Hip-hop and the case of tekashi 6ix9ine

With so many flavors in the pot, it should come as no surprise that artist find themselves with a bitter taste in their mouths that gradually becomes hard to tolerate. While at one point this may have been XXXTentacion, but currently the belt belongs to Tekashi 6ix9ine. As of late, the rapper has been experiencing […]

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 […]