Albums Of The Year | 2017

My top ten favourite albums of the year: Joey Bada$$ – All-Amerikkkan Bada$$ “Due to the project’s themes, it is likely that All-Amerikkkan Bada$$ will be likened to Kendrick’s To Pimp A Butterfly, adding fuel to those stoking the fire that insists Joey is the east coast’s equivalent to the Compton rapper. Whether you agree with that idea or not, via All-Amerikkkan Bada$$ Joey has displayed that he is among … Continue reading Albums Of The Year | 2017

Top 5’s | Single Artist/Producer Albums, Pt. II

Part I Aaliyah – Age Ain’t Nothing But A Number (1994) Producer: R. Kelly* An album that is often overlooked due to the impressive work that followed, but Aaliyah’s debut album should be remembered very fondly for the hits it produced (including ‘Back & Forth’, ‘Throw Your Hands Up’ and ‘Down With The Clique’) and the genre-defining, 90’s R&B sound implemented by R. Kelly. Snoop Dogg … Continue reading Top 5’s | Single Artist/Producer Albums, Pt. II

The Importance of the Featured Artist

Not too long ago, I watched an interview with Pharrell Williams where he made statements regarding featured artists on songs and how they’re presented in this day and age. More specifically, his gripe was with the fact that featured guests today must be clearly labelled along side the song title they appear on (speaking specifically about album track lists), whereas in the 70’s & 80’s, … Continue reading The Importance of the Featured Artist

Review | Action Bronson – Mr. Wonderful

It seems as if the underground Hip Hop scene has been trying to hold on to Action Bronson for the longest while now. Since his 2011 debut, Dr. Lecter, Bronson has rapidly solidified a cult following, allowing him to patiently prepare for his debut major album release. The intervening years have seen Bronson collaborate on full-length projects with singular producers such as, Statik Selektah (Well-Done, … Continue reading Review | Action Bronson – Mr. Wonderful