Tag: hip hop

Childish Gambino Returns at Just the Right Time with “This Is America”

In the wake of a Kanye-fueled media storm that’s given America a distraction from far more pertinent matters, Donald Glover, a.k.a. Childish Gambino, has returned with a boom in the form of a profound music video for his new single, “This is America,” a visual feast that satirizes the very notion of celebrity in a

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How Kanye’s ‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy’ Introduced Me to Hip-Hop

Sometimes you hear an album and suddenly everything you thought you knew about music goes out the window. In 2010 I was that kid who was raised on classic rock and turned his nose up at hip-hop. I enjoyed indie and I’d just begun to get my feet wet in the Philly music scene with the

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Cold Feelings Towards Cozy Tapes Vol. 2: Too Cozy

Since bursting onto the scene in 2011, A$AP Rocky has stood out for his mix of Harlem, New York and Southern, trippy influenced rap. His collaborations and ability to crossover into pop has also endeared him. Not to be forgotten, his fashion sense has also made him a style icon. These qualities are what make

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