On a bi-weekly basis, I like to take the time to simplify my digital existence, the likes of which include but are not limited to: cleaning up my email, deleting any extraneous pictures off of my phone, erasing any drunk texts that I may have definitely sent (and subsequently regretted), and ridding my DMs of the […]Read more "Questions Before Rodeo"
My first Movin’ On was an event I had been looking forward to since I first found out about it in the beginning of the second semester. Music is very important to me, the energy that flows through the air during concerts and festivals is unmatched by almost anything. Movin’ On is incredible because it […]Read more "Movin’ On: A Retrospective Look at Penn State’s Free Spring Music Festival"
The dred-headed step child. The self proclaimed “bi-polar” poet that plays Zelda, obsesses over NBA basketball, and fucks with Yogis. That’s Wale. Seldom a fan for the dramatic, Mr. Folarin’s been a deviation from the rest of Rick Ross’ Maybach Music Group since joining the squad in 2011. Enlisted extensively on MMG’s first compilation, Self Made […]Read more "Blue Moon Rising | “The Album About Nothing” Review"
Hey, it’s been awhile. I have been busy with college. Kendrick Lamar did something incredible a couple of weeks ago. And it was killing me not having the time to write about it. So it’s funny now that I have the time I’m struggling to find an appropriate place to start. To Pimp a Butterfly has two sides […]Read more "The Day He Came: A relatively late review of Kendrick Lamar’s new album To Pimp A Butterfly"
Forgive me, for I have been absent. This juggling routine of mine is going to take some getting used to. That’s besides the point though. I risked my life two weeks back, and despite some mere flesh wounds, I have risen like the phoenix amidst a mound of ashes. Remember that rodeo I was telling you […]Read more "Travi$ Scott’s Rodeo Burned Down the Troc, and I Survived to Tell the Tale"
So help me God, this is all happening so fast. It’s official — Yeezy season is in full effect. And what another quarterly yearly creative takeover it’s been already for Ye. Shall I count the ways? Amidst a wailing Nori, Kanye dropped his inaugural Yeezy.Supply line with adidas Originals, one that included the highly anticipated release of the Yeezy […]Read more "It’s Yeezy Season, What Did You Expect?"
Whether consciously or coincidentally depicting the dichotomy of life, G.O.O.D. Music artist Big Sean’s third major label album Dark Sky Paradise vaults the Detroit artist into rap relevance once again after momentarily falling out of favor. “No mistakes in life ever, it’s only lessons,” asserts G.O.O.D. Music artist Big Sean over the Boi-1da produced “Blessings,” a haunting-yet-somehow-gratifying track that features […]Read more "Dark Sky Duality | Big Sean Album Review "