Tag Archives: Young Thug

Calvin Harris: Funk Wav Bounces Vol.1 Review – Nuanced Summer Listening

There’s no doubt that Calvin Harris is a clever guy. His transformation from a slovenly house DJ to an EDM monolith to his latest incarnation, an autonomous producer who’s serious Continue reading Calvin Harris: Funk Wav Bounces Vol.1 Review – Nuanced Summer Listening

Beautiful Thugger Girls Review: Young Thug’s Buoyant Personality Finds a Place in Pop

Young Thug exists at an unfortunate intersection; one where his chart record fails to match his notoriety. Young Thug released three records last year which were all received well but still failed to Continue reading Beautiful Thugger Girls Review: Young Thug’s Buoyant Personality Finds a Place in Pop

The Week’s 5 Essential Releases Worth Listening To

This week it was insanely difficult to choose who would feature on the weekly roundup of new music. Fleet Foxes and Lorde already confirmed that they would be releasing new albums but it was several surprise releases and returns that made this week particularly special. Here are the week’s five big releases that should be on your radar: Continue reading The Week’s 5 Essential Releases Worth Listening To

Lil Yachty: Teenage Emotions Review – Unpredictable, Joyful and Often Masterful, but Severely Unbalanced

Hip-Hop and rap continues to schism, and there hasn’t been such disparity as there has been over the last few years. The rise of the pop-rapper has been buoyed by viral hits from the likes of Continue reading Lil Yachty: Teenage Emotions Review – Unpredictable, Joyful and Often Masterful, but Severely Unbalanced

The Week’s 5 Essential Releases Worth Listening To

This week, two of our featuring artists offer redefining visions of millennial pop. Their latest releases are proof that not all strains of pop operate in vague, innuendo-laden spaces. Here are the week’s five big releases that should be on your radar: Continue reading The Week’s 5 Essential Releases Worth Listening To

Calvin Harris is the Ultimate Tinker Man on ‘Rollin’

Considering his recent artistic output, it’s fair to say that Calvin Harris is pop’s renaissance man of the moment. As the staunchly bro-masculine EDM movement continues to Continue reading Calvin Harris is the Ultimate Tinker Man on ‘Rollin’

Frank Ocean is at his Freest on ‘Biking’

Frank Ocean debuted his latest track ‘Biking’, featuring verses from Jay-Z and fellow Odd Future alumni Tyler, The Creator on the third episode of his Beats 1 show ‘blonded RADIO’. It was played straight after Continue reading Frank Ocean is at his Freest on ‘Biking’

Calvin Harris Enlists Pharrell, Ariana Grande & Young Thug for Latest A-List Summer Banger ‘Heatstroke’

Much of the success of Calvin Harris’ recent hit ‘Slide’, featuring the elusive Frank Ocean and two thirds of mercurial rap trio Migos, was down to Harris’ Continue reading Calvin Harris Enlists Pharrell, Ariana Grande & Young Thug for Latest A-List Summer Banger ‘Heatstroke’

The Week’s 5 Essential Releases Worth Listening To

2017 is in full swing now, and alongside some massive announcements, there are some great tracks and albums from artists old and new out this week. Here are the week’s five big releases that should be on your radar. Continue reading The Week’s 5 Essential Releases Worth Listening To

The 50 Best Songs of 2016: 35-31

It’s been a terrific year for music of black origin, with the rejuvenation of jazz and funk producing some brilliant throwbacks tailored for the modern audience. The next five tracks assure that the future of hip-hop and R&B is in very safe hands. Here’s numbers 35-31: Continue reading The 50 Best Songs of 2016: 35-31