Tag: Album Review

Album Review: Ariana Grande – Thank U, Next

In a matter of six months, Ariana Grande released her album Sweetener, had her ex-boyfriend Mac Miller pass away, and broke off an engagement to Pete Davidson. Oh, and announced a world tour. The great thing about music is that it’s used as therapy, and that’s what Ariana did with Thank U, Next. Instead of bottling

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Album Review: Nicki Minaj – Queen

As a big fan of Nicki Minaj I wasn’t excited for this new album.  Prior to the release of Queen, I liked Chun-Li and Rich Sex, but I wasn’t feeling Bed. The tracks she’s featured on have been alright, but I needed Nicki to drop something special. Nicki kicks the album off with Ganja burn, an afro-pop

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Album Review: Travis Scott – ASTROWORLD

Travis Scott has soared to prominence over the past few years, never really showing signs of slowing down since the release of his 2015 debut album Rodeo; a project I consider to be a true classic of it’s style. He has had multi-platinum selling hits, a number one album and a kid with Kylie Jenner since then.

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REVIEW: Drake – Scorpion

Drake often boasts about his chart successes and his heartaches, but on his latest album “Scorpion,” the 6 God has delivered a confessional the likes we’ve never heard from him before. The rapper and singer unleashed an explosive 25-track album onto streaming music services on Friday which appeared to confirm that he secretly fathered his

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REVIEW: The Carters – Everything Is Love

Jay-Z and Beyonce are keeping up a family tradition, dropping a surprise album before anyone knew it was coming. Rumours have long swirled about the creation of a collaborative Bey and Jay album. Last November, Jay told The New York Times that a project with Bey started coming together as they worked on 4:44 and Lemonade. “We were using our art almost

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REVIEW: Jay Rock – Redemption

After 3 years since 90059, Jay Rock has finally released his new album Redemption. The wait has been long, but understandable due to Jay Rock being in a terrible motorcycle accident in 2016. Since then, there has been a lot of winning being done on his TDE team. The success in the air rubbed off on

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REVIEW: Jorja Smith – Lost & Found

Jorja Smith is the whole package. Following the success of her single “Blue Lights,” Smith’s fame quickly swelled. Hip-hop already loves her. Last year Drake snagged her talents for his More Life playlist. Additionally, she appeared on Kendrick Lamar’s Black Panther soundtrack. Just in time for her 21st birthday, Smith has released her debut album “Lost & Found.” The

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REVIEW: Kanye West & Kid Cudi – Kids See Ghosts

After dropping ye and acting as the executive producer on Pusha T’s Daytona, Kanye West has teamed up with Kid Cudi for their joint album Kids See Ghosts. Kid Cudi and Kanye West have had a rocky relationship over the years. First, Cudi was Ye’s apprentice: Ye signed Cudi to G.O.O.D Music in 2008. But later after Kid Cudi left

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REVIEW: Kanye West – ye

It’s been over two years since Kanye West released ‘The Life Of Pablo,’ and during that period Kanye has ranted on stage, been hospitalised, had an addiction to opioids, and tweeted his support for Donald Trump. So, is ‘ye‘ a masterpiece or a  complete miss? The album starts with Kanye speaking on his mental health in

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REVIEW: A$AP Rocky – Testing

A$AP Rocky’s newest album “Testing” was his chance to solidify himself as one of the leading MC’s of his generation. “Testing” shines in its production which is crisp and diverse throughout the 15 song album. The opening track, “Distorted Records,” is explosively raw and fast paced, best described by its line “Big bass make the world shake

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