Category: Perspectives

Drake Once Again Owes the Best of His Career to a Woman

Whether it be a feature with Rihanna, or groveling about his latest lost love (which seem to always be on the same song), Drake seems to be at his greatest when aligning himself with women. So it’s no coincidence that this latest string of music videos from the rap/R&B star have been some of the

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The Rise of Depression Rap

Music has always been about releasing emotions, and recently the mainstream hip-hop world has turned to the dark-side with what I call “Depression Rap.” Different than cut-and-dried hip-hop, this evolving offshoot of rap deals with introspective negative thoughts generally about self-deprecation, grim emotions, and as heard recently on Kanye West’s Ye, suicide. Although there have been many

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