Avril Lavigne – Love Sux

20 years since dropping her debut single “Complicated” on an unsuspecting public, pop-punk matriarch Avril Lavigne is back to finding success in pivoting from her downtempo, faith-oriented output in 2019 and whatever "Hello Kitty” was supposed to be back to the power chords of her youth. Linking up with Travis Barker on production, who signed … Continue reading Avril Lavigne – Love Sux

Trippie Redd – Pegasus: Neon Shark vs Pegasus Presented By Travis Barker

Continuing the streaming-fueled trend of adding essentially an entire album onto an existing project as the deluxe version, emo-trap star Trippie Redd extends his already overstuffed Pegasus album to a ridiculous 40 songs in length. The difference this time is that the new project is far from more of the same – Redd has completely … Continue reading Trippie Redd – Pegasus: Neon Shark vs Pegasus Presented By Travis Barker

Machine Gun Kelly – Tickets To My Downfall

After fellow white rapper-turned-sadboi with a guitar G-Eazy’s album Everything’s Strange Here turned out even worse than anyone could have possibly imagined earlier this year, Machine Gun Kelly has arrived to prove that the idea doesn’t necessarily always result in complete failure. Teaming up with legendary drummer Travis Barker on every track and taking a … Continue reading Machine Gun Kelly – Tickets To My Downfall

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

Rapid Fire Reviews (blackbear, Fabolous/Jadakiss, Cyhi The Prynce)

Cyhi The Prynce - No Dope On Sundays GOOD Music rapper Cyhi the Prynce’s debut project has been delayed for years amongst label disputes, dropping a few promising verses on label boss Kanye West’s tracks along the way. No Dope On Sundays is the sound of an artist who has been waiting to express himself … Continue reading Rapid Fire Reviews (blackbear, Fabolous/Jadakiss, Cyhi The Prynce)

blackbear – Digital Druglord

Florida singer, rapper and producer blackbear has been quietly prolific, releasing four studio albums since 2015 and contributing production work to artists such as gnash and G-Eazy before catching the recognition of the general public with Digital Druglord. Here, blackbear focuses more on his singing voice, closely resembling Ty Dolla $ign with the lyrical content of … Continue reading blackbear – Digital Druglord