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Kendrick Lamar Buries His Rivals on ‘The Heart Part 4’

‘Like clockwork, I blow it all/And get some more/Get you somebody that can do both’ – Rae Sremmurd, ‘Black Beatles’ (2016).

‘Raindrop (drip), drop top (drop top)/Smokin’ on cookie in the hotbox (cookie)’ – Migos, ‘Bad and Boujee’ (2016).

‘Who you put in your top five and claim they the saviour of rap’ – Big Sean – ‘No More Interviews’ (2016).

As time progresses, the ties between virality, specifically memes, and hip-hop become more and more synonymous. The artists become caricatured visions of the serious Continue reading Kendrick Lamar Buries His Rivals on ‘The Heart Part 4’

The Weeknd Channels New Obsessions on the Raging ‘False Alarm’

Another week and another snippet of The Weeknd’s upcoming album Starboy has surfaced on iTunes and Spotify. ‘False Alarm’ follows on quickly from title track ‘Starboy’- this time minus Continue reading The Weeknd Channels New Obsessions on the Raging ‘False Alarm’

Commotion By The Ocean: DNCE’s SWAAY is a Slick, Sugary Blast from the Past

You already know DNCE; their syrupy euphemism ‘Cake By The Ocean’ has already clocked up 94 million hits on YouTube and charted well across the globe. You’ll know their lead singer even better; Continue reading Commotion By The Ocean: DNCE’s SWAAY is a Slick, Sugary Blast from the Past