Singles Cordae and Lil Wayne, Sinister (B+): One of the most promising rising stars in the rap game, Cordae’s debut album, The Lost Boy, showed promise but since then he has become even more proficient. His growth shows in this tightly produced track featuring Lil Wayne. Great bars, great beat, good track. SZA, I HateContinue reading “New Music Quick Reaction Dec 3”
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New Music Quick Reactions Nov 26
Singles Ghostface Killah and Raekwon, Bob James Freestyle (B+): Two giants of rap on a track of straight bars over a simple acoustic beat. The sheer talent demonstrated in these 3 minutes is mind-blowing. Rod Wave, By Your Side (B): Rod Wave’s synthesis of R & B and rap took the 2020 scene by stormContinue reading “New Music Quick Reactions Nov 26”
Silk Sonic, An Evening With Silk Sonic
Although short and erratic, Bruno Mars and Anderson. Paak’s ode to golden-age records is an immense collaboration…
New Music Quick Reactions Nov 12
Anything not covered in this article is either in the process of review or we haven’t thought of it… if what you want reviewed becomes the latter please let us know. Singles: Rick Ross, Jazmine Sullivan, and 21 Savage, Outlawz (B): A new single from the upcoming project, Richer Than I Ever Been, by MiamiContinue reading “New Music Quick Reactions Nov 12”
Ed Sheeran, =
On “=” Ed Sheeran discovers new sounds, most of which are bad.
Lana Del Rey, Blue Banisters
Although slightly unwieldy and indulgent, Lana del Rey’s Blue Banisters has as many high notes as its soaring vocals, showcasing tracks that poignantly wrestle with identity, care, and love-lost.