What else can I say, the self-proclaimed King of the South has returned with his third studio album, 4eva Is a Mighty Long Time. Continue reading
Following her triumphant debut in 2015, Julien Baker, the young songstress from Memphis, Tennessee, has returned with her sophomore album, Turn Out the Lights. Continue reading
After an unexpected hiatus following the release of Resistance back in 2013, Winds of Plague have returned with Blood of My Enemy, the band’s fifth studio album. Continue reading
Back in 2011, underground legends Ill Bill and Vinnie Paz linked up to release Heavy Metal Kings, and six years later, the duo have come together once more on Black God White Devil. Continue reading
With 4eva Is a Mighty Long Time only a short week away, Big K.R.I.T. drops the third single off his upcoming record. Continue reading
Note: My music reviews will always be “late.” It is my belief that albums should be listened to in different moods, settings, and after extended breaks, all while conditioning yourself to accept what you were given as opposed to what you wanted. Only then can you give a legitimate and honest critique of the material.
If you were to talk to me about Sampha a year ago, my response most likely would have been, “Who?” I’m not intimately familiar with the Young Turks roster, so although Sampha has worked with some high-profile artists in the past–including guys like Kanye West and Drake–he wasn’t an artist I was aware of. But earlier this year, Sampha broke with his debut record Process, and it seemed as if he was making the rounds everywhere. I couldn’t go more than a few scrolls down my timeline without seeing mention of his name, so naturally, I was compelled to listen to the album. Continue reading