In 2017, 20 year old Cali rapper Jaden Smith released his debut studio album, SYRE, to prove once and for all he’s much more than the son of Will and Jada. It was an impressive debut that put Jaden in a shortlist of the best up and coming rappers in the game. Released exclusively on Instagram, SYRE: The Electric Album, is a remix of songs that were on SYRE, the remixes feature no drums at all, just Jaden and guitars, and it made for quite a change. Continue reading “Jaden Smith – SYRE: The Electric Album: Album Review”
2017 was a very turbulent time for the world, and what Humanz did well was represent this. However, it’s scope was somewhat tarnished, as the record often found itself all over the place. After a very quick turnaround, this endearing band of cartoon misfits return, but will The Now Now see them strike the same cultural notes as they did previously? And perhaps more importantly, will it all gel together better?
Three years since How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful, the unmistakeable sound of Florence and The Machine is back on our airwaves once again. Still the ethereal, powerful, force of nature she always has been; but this time the delivery of her trademark elemental themes is more delicate, calm, as if Florence has arrived at peace with the feeling and emotions she’s always sang about with such vigour. In this eye of the storm record, Florence tells us of her deepest secrets.
On Scorpion, Drake proves himself to be the living, breathing example of the “get you a man who can do both” meme; with Side A showing his gang-heavy mandem rap side and Side B working as the perfect antidote for your WCW’s most recent heartbreak. One of these sides hugely outshines the other in terms of quality, and I think you can guess which one that is… Continue reading “Drake – Scorpion: Album Review”
We all know by now that Death Grips aren’t for everyone’s taste but with this their sixth studio album they prove once again why they are one of music’s hottest and most intriguing commodities as well as being one of the most important groups in modern hip-hop. Continue reading “Death Grips – Year of the Snitch: Album Review”