The nominations for the 61st Grammy Awards are out; with Drake and Kendrick Lamar leading the way throughout the field. There has also been a huge influx of female nominees this year, making for the most diverse and intriguing nominations list in years. Who will be the big winners? These are Viberant’s predictions: Continue reading “61st GRAMMY Awards Nominations: Our Thoughts”
At just 17 years old, Ollie Walter has released an EP that sounds far more mature. Based in Leeds, the EP was produced in his bedroom with a mic, guitar, and Logic Pro. The EP shows promise for Walter, who might seriously be a huge breakout act in the coming years, and he can’t even legally drink yet… Continue reading “Ollie Walter – The Glam Tape: EP Review”
On his third studio album Some Rap Songs, Earl Sweatshirt once again shows us all how massive his sleeves are. He manages to wear his deepest, darkest emotional trauma, his most avant-garde influences and his full personality on them; creating a rap album that could well pioneer a new wave of conscious experimental hip-hop.
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The story of The 1975 is a story of defying expectations. The Wilmslow quartet- consisting of drummer George Daniel, guitarist Adam Hann, bassist Ross MacDonald and frontman Matty Healy- have been a band for 16 years after meeting in high school, and their road to becoming one of the most important acts of this decade has certainly not been an easy one.
Tekashi 6ix9ine is currently on trial and facing a 32 year jail sentence for crimes that include armed robbery and conspiracy to murder; but after this latest project I think we should add his crimes to the music industry to his growing rap sheet. Continue reading “6ix9ine – DUMMY BOY: Album Review”