slowthai’s ‘TYRON’ is half angry, half earnest

    slowthai TYRON Method / AWGE / Interscope · February 12, 2021 It would be an understatement to say that slowthai had a fast 2019. The Northampton-born UK artist crashed onto the scene with the release of his album Nothing Great About Britain, which garnered domestic and international recognition alike. He received a Mercury Music Prize […]

    Khruangbin & Leon Bridges’ ‘Texas Sun’ is finds beauty in simplicity

    Khruangbin & Leon Bridges Texas Sun Columbia Records and Night Time Stories LTD. · February 7, 2020 Texas Sun is a joint project from inventive Texas acts: Khruangbin, an indie trio based in Houston, alongside Fort Worth’s neo-soul singer-songwriter, Leon Bridges. Khruangbin is known for their genre-bending style, consistently incorporating soul, psychedelic rock, and funk into […]

    ‘The Circus’ does not live up to Mick Jenkins’ full potential

    Mick Jenkins The Circus Cinematic Music Group · January 10, 2020 Mick Jenkins is a Chicago-based rapper whose sound is derived from gospel, soul, and jazz, much like many other hip-hop artists coming from the Chicago scene such as Chance the Rapper, Saba, Noname, and Smino. Jenkins’ 2014 mixtape Water[s] placed him in high acclaim in […]

    Humor shines from line to line in Action Bronson’s ‘Lamb Over Rice’

    Action Bronson and The Alchemist Lamb Over Rice ALC · November 22, 2019 Lamb Over Rice is the brainchild of New York artist’s Action Bronson and The Alchemist. Action Bronson is a Queens-based rapper, most known for his outrageous on-stage personality, and his love for cooking through his various television shows. These include: “F**k, That’s Delicious” […]

    Danny Brown’s new album lives up to the hype

    Danny Brown uknowwhatimsayin¿ Warp Records · October 4, 2019 Detroit native Danny Brown released his fifth studio album uknowwhatimsayin¿ after much anticipation from fans. Produced by prolific hip-hop producer and artist Q-Tip, uknowwhatimsayin¿ is the follow-up to Brown’s 2016 release Atrocity Exhibition, the third concept album in his discography (previously, 2012’s XXX, and 2013’s Old). […]

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