“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
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
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
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
J. Cole isn’t one for tip-toeing around the unsaid. In fact, I’d say he is the champion of bringing what’s unsaid into the center of our societal forum.