NAV – Emergency Tsunami

Just when you thought 2020 might have been looking up just a little, here’s the year’s third album by Toronto rapper NAV. At this point, a review of NAV’s work is little more than a formality, because there is entirely nothing left to say. My thoughts on his latest can be more or less summed … Continue reading NAV – Emergency Tsunami

Ty Dolla $ign – Featuring Ty Dolla $ign

One of the music industry’s most consistently versatile figures returns, and this time it’s with a self-aware and feature-heavy odyssey of an album. Two years after linking up with Jeremih for a great project full of confident R&B come-ons and continuing to contribute his vocals to numerous albums by diverse musical superstars, Ty Dolla $ign … Continue reading Ty Dolla $ign – Featuring Ty Dolla $ign

Gunna – WUNNA

After generating some serious buzz with a series of snippets played over livestream, one of Young Thug’s YSL label’s biggest superstars releases his sophomore full-length project. The album’s title is supposedly based on some kind of half-baked “alter ego” concept, loosely defined by Gunna as a “more spontaneous” version of himself and never addressed on … Continue reading Gunna – WUNNA

Rapid Fire Reviews (Joji, Metro Boomin, Robyn)

Joji - BALLADS 1 One of ascendant label 88Rising’s biggest artists, Joji, drops his debut full-length studio album BALLADS 1 which exhibits his unique, lo-fi approach to modern R&B, pop and hip-hop music. A former YouTube star famous for his surreal, absurdist comedy, you can certainly still sense some of his over-the-top personality in his … Continue reading Rapid Fire Reviews (Joji, Metro Boomin, Robyn)