Category: Reviews

Haunted Pasts and Hopeful Futures: A ‘Kids See Ghosts’ Review

To say Kanye West and Kid Cudi have had a tumultuous relationship is an understatement. Regardless of who subtweeted whom, and who stole vocals from the other, the pair made up in endearing fashion during Kanye’s equally tumultuous “Pablo” tour. Their reconciliation was no doubt in part due to each artist’s struggle with mental health;

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Kanye West’s ‘Ye’ Leaves Fans Upstream Without a Paddle

“If you’re a fan of Kanye West, you’re a fan of yourself…” — Kanye, Bonaroo 2014 Being a fan of Kanye West has always seemed like a privilege. Like you were in some secret club and only people who truly “got it” could appreciate it with you. Before the critically-lauded Yeezus dropped in 2013, thousands

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Drake Fires Back at Pusha T’s “Infrared” with “Duppy Freestyle”

Well, that was quick. Drake has an answer to Pusha T‘s not-so-subliminal digs on “Infrared,” the album closer to the newly-released, Kanye-produced “DAYTONA.“ “Don’t push me when I’m in album mode,” Drake snarls: “You’re not even top 5 as far as your label talent goes/You send shots well I gotta challenge those.” Another line calls Push’s

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The Arctic Monkeys Return and Miss the Mark with “Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino”

It has been five years since the Arctic Monkeys last released anything. The long-awaited, sixth album titled Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino launched fans into outer-space with an unorthodox vibe, Bowie-esque composition, and obscure central theme. Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino threw fans for a loop. My waves of emotions went as followed: Happy that the Arctic

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Post Malone’s ‘beerbongs and bentleys’ Is a Hodgepodge of Materialism and Heartbreak

It’s unfortunate when an album’s stand-out tracks are released as singles before the full-length project. Sadly, beerbongs & bentleys fits the mold—its standout tracks “rockstar” and “Psycho” essentially beat the album to the punch. It’s like when a movie trailer shows so much of a film, you already know the plot before hitting the theater. That’s not to say

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