Category Archives: Reviews

GOOD Music – Cruel Summer (Review)


featuredimage Cruel Summer, announced in October 2011, slated for Spring 2012, but released in September 2012. The album is named after Kanye
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Featured September Editorial: #Instaglam


tumblr_m8a5e5jPbI1qinp4fo1_500 Based on the Roman Calendar, the "New Year" starts on January 1st. The Chinese New Year varies between fiscal years, and the list goes on. In fashion, however, regardless of the country, the year begins...


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Frank Ocean – Channel Orange (Album Review)


channelorage Exactly how should you review a piece of music which transcends almost every genre? In a world where your average artist releases an assembly line of tracks every week, which can only be described as a...


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Joey Bada$$ – 1999 (Review)


cover What is it about Brooklyn? What is it about New York City's most populous borough that churns out stars more often than Mike Tyson churned out knockouts? More often that Jay-Z churns out hits. Is there...


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Reks & Statik Selektah – Straight, No Chaser


Reks-Such-A-Showoff-Prod-by-Statik-Selektah How much further can you go after you've released an album of the year? It seems the only way is down, regardless of what you release, fans and critics will always compare it to your magnum opus. Fans...


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7 Reasons to Watch Snow White and the Huntsman


kristin-stewart-as-snow-white I'm sure you're all tired of new age renditions of old movies coming to theaters month after month after month (has Hollywood run out of ideas?), but I'd hardy classify Snow White and the Huntsman as a...


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Fashion Week Roundup: Top 10 Fall 2012 Shows


dries collage For the past month, we've all been drooling over, staring wide eyed at and sometimes even shielding our eyes from the chaos that has been fashion week, fall 2012. Though street style from bloggers, socialites...


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The Roots – Undun Album Review


the-roots-6 In an industry full of one hit wonders and careers shorter than Kim Kardashian's marriage, it is an amazing achievement to that say you are 25 years strong in the game. The original Hip Hop band, The...


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Danny Brown – XXX


XXX-600dpi Detroit is doing pretty well for itself recently. Eminem needs no explanation, Slaughterhouse has built itself a cult following, Big Sean is on the rise with Kanye West's GOOD Music, and Elzhi has...


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Cole World: The Sideline Story


JCole-Cole_World_The_Sideline_Story Cole World, operational since 2007. In development since 2009. First single in 2010 (if you don't count Lights Please). Its been a long wait for J Cole and his fans but the day is finally here. The...


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9th Wonder – The Wonder Years


9th For myself and most other fans of real hip hop this past weeks most anticipated release has been that of J. Cole; with 'Cole World: The Sideline Story', however the most recent edition to my iPod has been...


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Sample of the Week: Alicia Keys


the-diary-of-alicia-keys Sample of the Week this week uncovers another RnB classic (and another K West production) with Alicia Keys's Grammy award winning 'You Don't Know My Name' The first single from Alicia Keys' platinum...


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Reintroducing Danny Swain….


swain The natural life span of your favourite rapper stereotypically begins with putting out a few mixtapes, getting comfortable in the industry, touring nonstop, gaining a following, getting a record deal,...


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Reks – Rhythmatic Eternal King Supreme


reks (1) During my usual late night rummage through the internet, I stumbled upon a recommendation, which suggested listening to REKS. Within the first listen of the first youtube search, I was so amazed by...


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Kanye West & Jay-Z – Watch The Throne


jay-z-kanye-sxsw1 The build-up of hype finally reached its climax at midnight on August 8th 2011. Exclusively on iTunes, forums and blogs were in a frenzy once this dropped, which undoubtedly can be labelled as the...


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