Nas being back is excellent for hip-hop, his style and craft is something that the genre desperately needs in these times of Soundcloud and chart hits. Being a voice is Nas’ field of expertise, but that can often be his downfall. On NASIR, we are given the good and not so good of the Queensbridge rapper, but above all it’s just fantastic to hear him rhyme again. Continue reading “Nas – NASIR: Album Review”
Twenty-five years ago we saw a whole host of timeless classics released from a vast array of genres; whether they be groundbreaking debuts or era-defining soundscapes. From Britpop to Hip-Hop, Grunge-Rock to Synth-Pop, these are the best albums from the year 1993.
Kids See Ghosts is a mantra, it details the crushing lows and soaring highs of the lifestyles of two of hip-hop’s most well-loved and respected artists; describing the emotions that make them feel down, and the things they do or even take to pick themselves back up again. It’s a challenging listen, but I feel like it is an essential one for the stigma of mental health to take another positive step towards being broken. Continue reading “Kids See Ghosts: Album Review”
On this double album, Death Grips proved their instrumental versatility; demonstrating the punk-core elements they are famed for as well as experimenting yet more with electronic sounds and high-quality synth lines. The joyride these two albums create makes for an ethereal combined experience. Continue reading “Death Grips – The Powers That B: Classic Album Review”
Death Grips’ third studio album and fourth project was an absolute mess, but in the best kind of way. They took off any remaining shackles they may have had and did exactly what they wanted to do, even if that meant it wasn’t going to be for everyone. Continue reading “Death Grips – Government Plates: Classic Album Review”