Migos – Culture III

Three and a half years after the endlessly mocked Culture II, the trendsetting cultural force that is the Migos return with yet another sequel to their genre-defining 2017 classic. Migos have always been regarded as the originators of the modern-day trap sound, their influence extending all the way down to cultural oddities like the dab. … Continue reading Migos – Culture III

Rapid Fire Reviews (Cardi B, Kali Uchis, Pentatonix)

Cardi B - Invasion of Privacy 2017’s breakout star Cardi B finally releases her debut studio album, and while it certainly isn’t anything groundbreaking, she delivers 13 very solid tracks loaded with the hilarious personality we’ve come to love, a bevy of great guest spots and some surprisingly impressive technical skill. Invasion of Privacy is just … Continue reading Rapid Fire Reviews (Cardi B, Kali Uchis, Pentatonix)

A$AP Ferg – Still Striving

Rap's court jester A$AP Ferg returns with the follow-up to last year's underwhelming Always Strive and Prosper album, which featured some questionable collaborations and stylistic diversions that never really worked for him. Still Striving is a return to the form that enabled Ferg to call himself a Trap Lord back in 2013, and with the increased prominence of the genre … Continue reading A$AP Ferg – Still Striving

Calvin Harris – Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1

Versatile DJ and frequent hitmaker Calvin Harris’ 5th studio album is a reinvention of sorts. While he has frequently incorporated some aspects of funk and hip-hop into his music in the past, he has never attempted to make this much of a fully-focused and cohesive project. Harris abandons the formulaic dance drops here, instead turning … Continue reading Calvin Harris – Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1