As we eagerly await the release of Pusha T’s solo debut, My Name is My Name, he brings us a mixtape called Wrath of Caine. The G.O.O.D Music rapper invites a number of guests to feature on the mixtape such as Rick Ross, Wale and French Montana. Sorry that I crossed out Wale’s name, he grinds my gears. […]Read more "New Music: Pusha T – Wrath of Caine (Mixtape)"
Now if you’re a keen follower of Marvin’s Corridor, you’ll already know that Miguel is one of my favourite artists around at the moment, as he probably is to many people. However, a lot of people overlook his first album, this is partly due to the sheer brilliance of Kaleidoscope Dream. Although not as great […]Read more "Album Of The Week: Miguel – All I Want Is You"
Casey Veggies, former Odd Future member, is back with a new mixtape, Life Changes. The rapper has already convinced fans and critics alike of his ability, and this release confirms this. The 13-track mixtape isn’t heavy with features, which nowadays is often an indicator of how competent a rapper is able to hold his/her own for an hour. Production […]Read more "New Music: Casey Veggies – Life Changes (Mixtape)"
The 1997 live EP features recordings from Maxwell’s MTV Unpluggedsession, which features five songs from his debut album Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite.This was very unusual for an artist with only one studio album to participate in the MTV series. However the album is perfect for live Jazz sessions in some dingy, backstreet cafe. Most fans […]Read more "Album Of The Week: Maxwell – MTV Unplugged"
The 17-year old Brooklyn native is continuing to take Hip Hop by storm. This latest cut produced by DJ Premier has only solidified Joey Bada$$’ intention to become a big name in the genre. The tracks a few weeks after the release of Pro Era’s, the collective Joey is a part of, mixtape release PEEP: The […]Read more "New Music: Joey Bada$$ – Unorthodox (Produced by DJ Premier)"
One of my favourite scenes in cinema history with Will Smith and Jon Voight:Read more "Muhammad Ali’s Famous Poem"
Complacency may be strong but if history tells us anything, it’s to adapt to the changing times. Remember when Kodak famously said that the digital camera wouldn’t take off? Kodak are now being picked at by scavengers such as Apple and Google, both looking to get their hands on patents. When legal digital downloads first […]Read more "HMV; A Victim Of Its Own Complacency"
Last week, Justin Timberlake announced his return to the scene seven years after FutureSex/LoveSounds. As stated, here is the first single off the new album, it’s called Suit & Tie. It’s got the makings of a chart-topper with a nice, jazzy beat and a cool verse from Jay-Z. You can already tell who the song […]Read more "New Music: Justin Timberlake – Suit & Tie ft Jay-Z"
The remix to Pink Matter has finally been released, it features Big Boi from Outkast. It’s a nice verse and personally, I hope we’ll hear more Outkast material in the future. It’s also good that Andre 3Stacks verse is still on the track as well, it’s safe to say it’s already on my iPhone! Listen […]Read more "New Music: Frank Ocean – Pink Matter Remix (feat. Outkast)"
The debut album by the late Amy Winehouse really is a timeless classic. It not only did commercial well but it’s regarded by many to be her best work, my favourite anyway. Frank re-entered the charts twice, after the release of Back to Black and after her death in 2011. The standout tracks on the […]Read more "Album of the Week: Amy Winehouse – Frank"