ALBUM REVIEW : LOGIC – THE INCREDIBLE TRUE STORY

 

 

You all know how much I love Logic. He’s probably one of my favorite new school rappers and I couldn’t more eager to finally listen to his sophomore album “The Incredible True Story”. When he released the first single “Young Jesus” I was a bit skeptical about how the whole project would sound and specifically how it would sound in comparison to his debut “Under Pressure”. Would he change it up and explore a new style ? Or will he maintain his usual dramatic, highly instrumented sound which his die-hard fans know and love?

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ALBUM REVIEW : RAURY – ALL WE NEED

When I first listened to Raury’s debut mixtape “Indigo Child” I thought it was a step too far. The mixtape combined hip hop with elements of folk, indie , soul and rock. With songs like “The Devil’s Whisper” and “Cigarette Song” , the Atlanta native got a lot of hype which earned him a spot on the XXL freshmen list. Let’s just say I’m not easily impressed, and I’ve been sleepin’ on him ever since but his latest project might have just changed my mind.

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ALBUM REVIEW: ERIKMFSOSA & NICHOLAS SEAN – GROWTH AND AWARENESS

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I’ve always gravitated towards things with meaning,  especially when it comes to music. By now anyone who actively reads this blog knows I only endorse music with substance and usually with a positive message.  The deeper the better, and although complexity may be challenging , in my opinion it just improves the listening experience.  With that said,I recently came across “Growth and Awareness” , a collaborative album by two upcoming rappers from Illinois, ErikMFosa and Nicholas Sean.

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Mick Jenkins' new mixtape, Wave[s], is out August 21.

EP REVIEW: Mick Jenkins – Wave[s]

Mick Jenkins is a Chicago Emcee who received national attention last year with his 4th mixtape ‘The Water[s]’. The project contained heavy imagery of water, using it as a symbol for many different concepts and social issues. The Water[s] also impressed with it’s sonic consistency. Murky sub bass, heavy snare and high hats, and beautiful synths to add a watery atmosphere make up most of the tracklist. The project as a whole made the listener feel submerged in the deep, dark ocean.

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INTRODUCING: BARO

 

Just in case y’all didn’t know ,the best music isn’t on your radio, it’s on SOUNDCLOUD. When you hear Australian rapper you might automatically think about Iggy Azalea, but fuck that. There’s some youngins coming out of Australia with mad bars and one of them is BARO. The 18 year old rapper impressed me with his blunt lyrics and the gorgeous vibe that his music carries.

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