Burna Boy – Twice As Tall

On the eve of K-pop sensation BTS dropping their first sure-to-be-massive English single, here we have yet another example of the internet making popular music an increasingly global affair. Nigerian artist Burna Boy is one of the most popular musicians in Africa, and has since become known across the world for his blend of Afrobeats … Continue reading Burna Boy – Twice As Tall

NLE Choppa – Top Shotta

17-year-old Memphis rapper – and recently announced member of the 2020 XXL Freshman Class – NLE Choppa has been gaining attention after sending hit after hit to the Billboard charts through an engaging blend of raspy and rambunctious bars and a serviceable singing voice. His debut album comes after a couple of high-profile mixtapes, and … Continue reading NLE Choppa – Top Shotta

Dominic Fike – What Could Possibly Go Wrong

After sparking a huge amount of buzz with his 2018 EP, Don’t Forget About Me Demos, genre-hopping upstart Dominic Fike has finally released his debut album, continuing to blend the worlds of rock, pop and hip-hop on a project that … essentially still sounds like demos. Fike’s frenetic sound is certainly something admirable in theory, … Continue reading Dominic Fike – What Could Possibly Go Wrong

Quinn XCII – A Letter To My Younger Self

“What a great album, 10/10,” a voice, presumably one of Quinn XCII’s friends, proclaims as his latest album fades out. Not quite, but it’s pretty good. The Detroit pop singer-songwriter’s third studio album sees him continuing to blur genre lines with a generally upbeat and soulful vocal delivery, firing off a number of catchy tunes … Continue reading Quinn XCII – A Letter To My Younger Self