album reviews

Reviews of albums old and new from iconic artists and up and coming musicians alike.

Rap Disciple2 years ago
Kelela — 'Take Me Apart' Album Review
If Kelela was just a blip on your radar before, prepare yourself. She’s ready to become a full-fledged star. Her debut studio album projects a sound that’s so uncanny to the pop landscape that she’s s...
Rap Disciple2 years ago
London's Giggs — 'Wamp 2 Dem' Album Review
For American audiences, the first time you heard U.K. rapper, Giggs, was on Drake’s “KMT.” This won't be the last time you hear from him, though, because on his latest album, he recruits Americans lik...
Rap Disciple2 years ago
London's AJ Tracey - 'Secure the Bag!' EP Review
Get familiar with London Grime star, AJ Tracey. He’s only a few years in the making and already he’s devouring his competition. Whether it’s overseas or on his home turf in the U.K., his music will co...
Yvonne Glasgow2 years ago
Experience Wonder Lust With New Sincerity Works
There are bands that come and go, and there are bands that stick around. There are bands that get together just to jam in someone’s basement, and there are bands that want to make it big. New Sincerit...
Yvonne Glasgow2 years ago
Mesmerized by Aurganic's 'Distant Echoes & Close Encounters'
Aurganic is a musical duo that has been in the making since the high school years of the guys that created it. Michael Kossov and Leo Pisaq went to high school together and played in local punk rock b...
Sadé Sanchez2 years ago
Revisiting Jay-Z's '4:44': 'O.J.? Okay'
In classic Shawn Carter fashion, it has been almost four months since the release of his thirteenth studio album, 4:44, and we're still talking about it. When I finished writing my review for the albu...
Sadé Sanchez2 years ago
Revisiting Jay-Z's '4:44': Powerful, Isn't It
In classic Shawn Carter fashion, it has been almost four months since the release of his thirteenth studio album, 4:44, and we're still talking about it.“I take writing seriously. The art of writing, ...
Sadé Sanchez2 years ago
Revisiting Jay-Z's '4:44': Get Him, Shawn
In classic Shawn Carter fashion, it has been almost four months since the release of his thirteenth studio album, 4:44, and we're still talking about it.“We have this album that we can talk about real...
Sadé Sanchez2 years ago
Revisiting Jay-Z's '4:44': La La...No, Wait
In classic Shawn Carter fashion, it has been almost four months since the release of his thirteenth studio album, 4:44, and we're still talking about it.“I gotta continue to tell the truth. I gotta co...
Oughton Tanera's 'Leave the Marked Path' Album Review
It seems this album is about a conflicting relationship where one person is leaving and the other person is holding on for dear life. It is very inspirational, telling the audience that, despite the u...
Sadé Sanchez2 years ago
Revisiting Jay-Z's '4:44': Family Matters
In classic Shawn Carter fashion, it has been almost four months since the release of his thirteenth studio album, 4:44, and we're still talking about it.It’s best to do what you truly believe in and h...
Kyle Stumpo2 years ago
'The Spark' Isn't Enter Shikari's Worst Album
On September 22nd, 2017, Enter Shikari released their most ambitious and personal album ever, The Spark. However, many of the dedicated fans seem to think that The Spark is the end, worst album ever, ...
Sadé Sanchez2 years ago
Revisiting Jay-Z's '4:44': Bonnie & Clyde, Hov and B
In classic Shawn Carter fashion, it has been almost four months since the release of his thirteenth studio album, 4:44, and we're still talking about it. It’s just real life. I was going through so mu...
Ryan Frawley2 years ago
Rodney DeCroo: Old Tenement Man
For a non-believer, one of the strangest stories in the Bible has to be that of Jacob wrestling with God. For those who aren’t familiar with the story, God, interestingly, lost the fight, but was able...
Rap Disciple2 years ago
Trippie Redd - 'A Love Letter To You 2'
Trippie Redd has an opportunity to distinguish himself.
Chelsea DeVries2 years ago
Fifth Harmony Proves You Can Be 'Miss Movin' On' with New Album Minus One Group Member
On December 19, 2016, a shattering blow would come to four out of five members of the pop music and somewhat iconic girl group Fifth Harmony, as news broke early that morning via Twitter that Camila C...
Rachel Lesch2 years ago
An Album Comparison
I first discovered the folk opera Hadestown a couple of years ago when I was researching the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, one of the favorites, and found that there was a concept album based on this ...
Yvonne Glasgow2 years ago
Some Americana Soul from Demetrius N Vince
I love learning about where bands get their starts and when I find out they get their start in a way I support whole-heartedly, it makes me thrilled. For Demetrius N Vince, their way of meeting one an...