A nod to a Christian re-awakening or a cry for help? It’s never easy to tell what truly goes on inside the mind of mercurial superstar Kanye West, but one thing that is certain is that he’s found his next obsession; and luckily he could’ve picked a worse one than devotion to faith.
A vast change of pace and direction from 2016’s maniacal Atrocity Exhibition, Danny Brown’s fifth studio album uknowhatimsayin¿ sees the Detroit rapper in a more content state than ever. There’s still that same old quirk and comedy to his lyrics, but this time they’re reflective, progressive and hopeful rather than brash and unnerving. Continue reading “Danny Brown – uknowhatimsayin¿: Album Review”
With All My Heroes Are Cornballs, JPEGMAFIA has created his masterpiece, the next bold step of the Peggy legacy. It is the greatest proof that in a corporately dominated industry, the truest forms of art come from those bold enough to tackle everything themselves, and JPEGMAFIA does exactly that with unrivalled spirit. Continue reading “JPEGMAFIA – All My Heroes Are Cornballs: Album Review”
On his latest album, Post Malone does little to set the world alight and convince me that he is anything more than the final boss that connects the worlds of pop and hip-hop to form a terrifying commercial monster. There’s good songs, obviously, he’s far too talented to do much different; but it’s his most uninspired effort to date. The locals will love it but it doesn’t do an awful lot for me.
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This month has seen some of rap’s biggest stars and pop music’s most polarising enigmas drop new albums, as well as some band called Slipknot coming back? Here are August 2019’s Round-Up Reviews for projects from the likes of Young Thug, Kano, Rick Ross, Clairo and, of course, the aforementioned Slipknot. Continue reading “Round-Up Reviews: August 2019”