Lil Tjay – Destined 2 Win

A massive benefactor of one of the biggest movements in hip-hop right now, 19-year-old Lil Tjay is just one of the many fresh young artists coming out of the burgeoning New York scene. While many of his contemporaries are well-versed in the dark and grimy drill sound unique to the city, Tjay’s more nasal tone … Continue reading Lil Tjay – Destined 2 Win

Don Toliver – Heaven Or Hell

Never underestimate the power of a single hook. Don Toliver, essentially an unknown at the time, was featured on Travis Scott’s massive project ASTROWORLD on the highlight track “CAN’T SAY,” winning over an entire dedicated fanbase in the space of a couple minutes with his refreshing and instantly identifiable vocal tone and getting himself signed … Continue reading Don Toliver – Heaven Or Hell

6lack – East Atlanta Love Letter

Lowkey alt-R&B crooner 6lack (yes, pronounced “black”) unleashes his sophomore project East Atlanta Love Letter after the success of his Grammy-nominated debut Free 6lack. Not changing up the formula that worked out for him in the past, 6lack still represents yet another of the scores of alt-R&B artists that rose to popularity in the wake … Continue reading 6lack – East Atlanta Love Letter

Rapid Fire Reviews (Tinashe, J. Cole, Bishop Briggs)

Tinashe - Joyride Joyride is a project that frequently underrated R&B artist Tinashe has been promoting since 2015, delayed multiple times as it was apparently held back by label deman 2016’s Nightride album was a catchy, ethereal teaser, but it may have ended up being better than the final product. The label intervention is evident … Continue reading Rapid Fire Reviews (Tinashe, J. Cole, Bishop Briggs)

Rapid Fire Reviews (Logic, Lil Yachty, XXXTENTACION)

Logic - Bobby Tarantino II The newly minted king of woke rap enters another instalment into his less formal series of mixtapes after breaking through to the public in a major way with his latest album Everybody. While Logic does show both a hilarious level of self-awareness at how annoying his preachiness can be and … Continue reading Rapid Fire Reviews (Logic, Lil Yachty, XXXTENTACION)

Rapid Fire Reviews (Rap Collabs, Kelly Clarkson)

Future/Young Thug - SUPER SLIMEY On this collaborative project, two of Atlanta’s most genre-defining rappers come together to continue to assert their dominance over some good old-fashioned trap beats. Future’s straightforward approach and Young Thug’s quirky eccentricities are an interesting contrast that frequently sinks or swims as a result of the instrumental. Thug works well … Continue reading Rapid Fire Reviews (Rap Collabs, Kelly Clarkson)