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Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Bandana: Album Review

The follow-up to 2014’s bonafide classic Piñata from gangsta rap mogul Freddie Gibbs and production wizard Madlib is what we all expected and more. Bandana is a polished, finely-poised and incredibly executed masterclass which confirms much of what we already knew already; and that is that Gibbs is street rap royalty and Madlib is the most innovative hip-hop producer ever. Alone they are fantastic, together they are unstoppable and unmatched.
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Top 20 Singles of 2019… So Far

 We’re halfway through 2019, so it’s time to look back at some of the best singles to be released so far this year! We’ve got pop bangers, emotional slow jams and hip-hop masterstrokes for you. Continue reading “Top 20 Singles of 2019… So Far”

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Thom Yorke – ANIMA: Album Review

On his third solo album ANIMA, Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke continues to glide through a dystopian universe with the use of glitchy electronics and watertight production. It is a broad spectrum of sound, vivid imagination and a harrowing reality of a society in turmoil; all forming together to create the best solo project of Yorke’s career. Continue reading “Thom Yorke – ANIMA: Album Review”

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“I Think You’re Crazy, Maybe” – How Radiohead’s Kid A changed the landscape of 21st century music

How do you bounce back from releasing one of the most critically acclaimed albums of all time, triggering a world tour so exhausting that it causes the lead singer to have a mental breakdown and suffer from writer’s block so intense it nearly forces him to quit the band? Well, releasing the most progressive, forward-thinking album of your generation wouldn’t be a bad place to start. Kid A introduced the world to the new millennium, a digital age that nobody could truly understand; it was a game-changer in every single sense of the term. Continue reading ““I Think You’re Crazy, Maybe” – How Radiohead’s Kid A changed the landscape of 21st century music”

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Lil Nas X – 7 EP: Review

It’s really cool to see Lil Nas X dip his toes into new waters here, and while there are obvious areas of improvement, he’s shown his utter likeability and a keen ear for music on his debut EP. The gimmicks are clear for all to see, but what did we honestly expect from a former Nicki Minaj stan account and professional Internet shitposter? I think you’ll all be pleasantly surprised by 7, as Nas X proves he is no one trick pony (pun intended).
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