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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Rihanna’s long-awaited “ANTI” delivers

Even with the release of a long-awaited new album, it’s a little misleading to say she’s back — given that she never left. Although “ANTI” is Rihanna’s first release since 2012’s “Unapologetic,” the Barbadian...

Anderson .Paak – “Malibu”

“My uncles had to pay the cost ... / my momma caught the gambling bug ... / my papa was behind them bars” sings the LA-bred Anderson .Paak on “The Bird,” the opening track...

Lil B “05 Fuck Em” Review

Raw. Emotional. Real. Based. These are truths used to describe Lil B the Based God and thus his newest mixtape, “05 Fuck Em.” Months in the making, its release was stalled so much that...

Radar 101: Introduction to today’s indie and alternative music

Searching for new music can be very intimidating due to a plethora of artists and genres available to choose from. However, searching for new music can also be the most rewarding experience when you...

Danny Brown puts his all on display with “Atrocity Exhibition”

Detroit-based rapper Danny Brown is one of the most unique voices in contemporary hip-hop and his latest project, “Atrocity Exhibition,” is one of the most brilliant, thought-provoking albums of the year. The eclectic artist’s main...

Bon Iver’s New Honesty

"I felt very exposed. ... Not that it was all bad, but it wore down these outer layers, and everything kind of hurt." That's Bon Iver frontman Justin Vernon in a recent interview with...

Andrea Bocelli “Passione” Review

Renowned vocalist Celine Dion once said, “If God could sing, He would sound like Andrea Bocelli.” “Passione,” the latest addition to Bocelli’s internationally recognized repertoire, further proves his complete grasp of classical opera. The...

Starbomb’s “Player Select” is sure to blow up

Starbomb seemed to appear out of nowhere last year, releasing a self-titled comedy album that quickly rose the charts on iTunes, and hitting the No. 1 spot on the comedy chart. After a year...

Lana Del Rey “Born to Die” Album Review

From her allegedly manufactured image to her atrocious live performances (YouTube her now infamous performance on SNL) and the much-anticipated debut of her second album “Born to Die,” Elizabeth Grant, the real name of...

Big K.R.I.T.’s Cadillactica takes you to another planet

Big K.R.I.T.’s come a long way from his days of being a 2011 XXL Freshman or the victim of Kendrick Lamar’s notorious “Control” verse. With his sophomore release “Cadillactica,” K.R.I.T. makes up for the...