Kendrick Lamar Takes Control

2013 has been a big year for rap. We’ve been given Kanye’s Yeezus, Jay-Z’s Magna Carta…Holy Grail, Tyler the Creator’s Wolf, and Mac Miller’s Movies with the Sound Off. Later this month, Big Sean will be dropping his sophomore album, Hall of Fame. However, there’s one track that didn’t make the cut: Control, which features […]

Rapper To Watch – ANTHM (by Anthony Raia)

“Before I watch it all vanish like the lost city of Atlantis, I’m taking advantage of the mechanics that I was handed”. The words that start off Polaris are words that undoubtedly define the unusual path that has led ANTHM into the over saturated genre of rap. Born in Russia and bouncing around to Germany […]

Best Coast

I was cruising around some YouTube videos today when I stumbled upon the entire first album Crazy For You from the band Best Coast. A California-based duo of Bethany Cosentino and Bobb Bruno characterized by easy listening garage rock songs with a heavy California feel dubbed by some as surf rock, just because there is […]

VMA Nostalgia

Last week, after flicking through channels like a zombie, I randomly came across an advertisement for MTV’s Video Music Awards. By the way, has it ever bothered anyone else that it’s not called the MVAs—the Music Video Awards? I mean, they are celebrating music videos, aren’t they? Anyway, I saw the ad and thought to […]