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“Mr. Wonderful” is experimental, musical and unapologetically Action Bronson

“Mr. Wonderful” is experimental, musical and unapologetically Action Bronson

Action Bronson is the chubby, bearded Queens native, who never wears pants and puts on one of the most entertaining live shows I’ve ever seen. He might body slam you with the quickness in between mouth watering food references and humorous rhymes about how sexy your baby mama thinks he is. But he’s unapologetically Bronson [...]

March 31, 2015 Rachel Leah Reviews, Tunes 0

Erik Hassle Previews New Music at The Sinclair

Erik Hassle Previews New Music at The Sinclair

The next time Erik Hassle performs in your city, especially if he’s the opener, buy a ticket, get a good spot, and enjoy the show. You’re guaranteed to leave with a new music suggestion for your friends. As Hassle explained in a phone interview before heading out on tour, this performance was an opportunity for [...]

March 26, 2015 Karl-Lydie Jean-Baptiste Live, Reviews 0

Fan of a Fan: The Album Is Sonic Misogny

Fan of a Fan: The Album Is Sonic Misogny

With the intense Cash Money drama brewing between Tyga and the label, him and Chris Breezy are closer than ever. The duo recently released the official follow-up to their 2010 mixtape Fan of a Fan. Fan of a Fan: The Album features guest appearances from Ty Dolla $ign, 50 Cent, Pusha T, Fat Trel, Boosie [...]

March 9, 2015 Rachel Leah Reviews, Tunes 0

Drake Brings Fire on If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late

Drake Brings Fire on If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late

Drake in Beyonce-esque fashion, dropped a surprise project via itunes late Thursday night, titled If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late. Rumors had been circling the net of a potential mixtape coming from the Toronto emcee and although it’s definitely not the album Drake has been promoting heavily, it is for sale in album format. If [...]

February 16, 2015 Rachel Leah Reviews, Tunes 0

Joey Bada$$ Strikes Gold with Golden-Era Inspired “B4.DA.$$”

Joey Bada$$ Strikes Gold with Golden-Era Inspired “B4.DA.$$”

Joey Bada$$ has had a challenging and powerful journey between the emergence of his first mixtape in 2012 to the release of his debut this past January. 1999 generated the Brooklynite a fair amount of buzz, but it was his firm stance at just seventeen and asserting his dedication to the independent grind, that really [...]

February 6, 2015 Rachel Leah Reviews 0

Review: Lil Wayne Apologizes for Carter V Delay with S4TW2

Review: Lil Wayne Apologizes for Carter V Delay with S4TW2

The rollout campaign for Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter V has been an interesting one to say the least. After Wayne’s original October release date came and passed, the social media shots at his longtime friend and label president Birdman were a huge shock to the hip-hop world. Those jabs have further materialized into Sorry 4 [...]

January 26, 2015 Rachel Leah Reviews, Tunes 0

Rae Sremmurd Score Big With Debut Album

Rae Sremmurd Score Big With Debut Album

Times have drastically changed in hip-hop since Andre 3000’s declaration at the 1995 Source Awards that “the South has something to say.” Mainstream hip-hop now welcomes the southern twang, celebrates trap and crunk sounds and looks toward Atlanta and beyond for new trends. 2014 was another huge year for southern hip-hop and certainly one of [...]

January 16, 2015 Rachel Leah Reviews 0

Dave East Delivers With Straight Outta Harlem

Dave East Delivers With Straight Outta Harlem

Harlem native Dave East has been quietly circulating the hip-hop blogosphere and New York radio channels of late, delivering gritty freestyles, lyrical singles and a strong mixtape in Black Rose. However, when Nas announced taking over Mass Appeal with Angie Martinez and that Dave East “was a new signee that he couldn’t really talk about,” [...]

January 8, 2015 Rachel Leah Reviews, Tunes 0

DON’T SLEEP: Top Five [SPOILER FREE FILM REVIEW]

DON’T SLEEP: Top Five [SPOILER FREE FILM REVIEW]

Unless you’ve been under a rock lately (pun intended) you’ve no doubt caught at least one of these recent pieces written by Chris Rock, one of his many interviews or even one of the podcasts he appeared on during his current blistering pre film press run. This particular press run is hands down the greatest [...]

December 9, 2014 Dart Adams KBB EXCLUSIVE, Reviews, Screen 0

(Review) BJ The Chicago Kid Makes Great R&B On ‘M.A.F.E’

(Review) BJ The Chicago Kid Makes Great R&B On ‘M.A.F.E’

Chicago R&B talent BJ The Chicago Kid has been on the scene for a few years, most notably being featured on Schoolboy Q’s “Studio” and mixtapes from Big K.R.I.T., Freddie Gibbs, Chance The Rapper, Ab-Soul, Jay Rock and Kendrick Lamar. Two years following BJ’s studio debut Pineapple Now-Laters, he has compiled his previously released records [...]

December 7, 2014 Rachel Leah Reviews, Tunes 0