Donald Glover, Childish Gambino, and the Great Sigh of Relief

Donald Glover, Childish Gambino, and the Great Sigh of Relief

Some Friday in March of my senior year of high school, I was in a third floor science classroom with my five best friends, who retain that title today, and a woman I was way more into than I had any business being at 17-years old.  We were skipping one of our school’s weekly assemblies […]

Top 40 LPs & EPs 2015: Top 10

Top 40 LPs & EPs 2015: Top 10

The list starts here. 10. So the Flies Don’t Come- Milo Milo is a Wisconsin rapper, which sounds like a made up thing I will admit, but I liked XV when he was good and that nigga was from Kansas.  So the Flies Come is produced from top to bottom by Kenny Segal who is a […]

Top 40 LPs & EPs of 2015: 40-11

Top 40 LPs & EPs of 2015: 40-11

Here we are, the big one.  This year’s best LPs and EPs.  I’ve spent the last couple of days going through literally dozens and dozens of albums and what seemed like thousands and thousands of tracks from this year to bring you all these lists.  It is possible I missed something, it is highly unlikely. […]

Top Tracks of 2015

Top Tracks of 2015

There really isn’t much to say here.  These are 2015′ 100 best tracks.  I did 100 this year because I hate sleep, love music, and adore all three of my reader (hey Tom how’s it going man!).  It’s mostly rap and hip-hop, there is a fair share of trap, bass, house, and other such sundry. […]

2014’s 50 Best LPs and EPs

2014’s 50 Best LPs and EPs

The list begins here. 30. Cities Aviv- Come to Life Favorite Track(s): Fool, Head, URL IRL, Ctl1, Perpetuate the Real, (Self 100): Know Who You Are, (View 180): Picture Me Gone, Worlds of Pressure Least Favorite Track: Realms Best Production: Head (prod. Cities Aviv) X-Factor: We all thought lo-fi was dead Cities Aviv did not get the message and […]

2014’s 50 Best LPs and EPs

2014’s 50 Best LPs and EPs

I am officially the last person still thinking about 2014, the timing of list season really fucked me this year.  That’s okay though because if you’re reading this it’s because you love me and you’ll read literally anything I put out so you’re stuck anyway.  Lucky for my fan and a half out there though, […]

Best track of 2014 (Updated)

Best track of 2014 (Updated)

Update: I fucked up guys, and that’s on me entirely.  I missed two tracks in my run down that should be on this list.  A product of the way I write this list though meant that I missed them even though they were without question two of this years best tracks.  I wanted to remedy  that […]

Top 50 Albums of 2013: Top 5

Top 50 Albums of 2013: Top 5

Start here… trust me 5. York- Blu Purchase here York (previously NoYork!) was not the critical success that Below the Heavens or a few other of Blu’s releases are, but if we really cared what the critics thought Avatar wouldn’t be the number highest grossing movie of all time.  A lot of you may recognize this […]

Top 50 Albums of 2013: 15-6

Top 50 Albums of 2013: 15-6

Start here… trust me 15. The Burgundy/The Buzz- Blu, Med, & Madlib Yes it was technically two EPs but in a more real sense it was just the one.  I was wracking my brain trying to figure out how to describe this trio’s output to people when I realized it was, and is impossible.  Blu is Blu, […]

Top 50 Albums of 2013: 30-16

Top 50 Albums of 2013: 30-16

Start here… trust me 30. The Lords of Flatbush- The Underachievers Favorite Track(s): Leaving Scarps, Flexing, Cold Crush, Fake Fans, N.A.S.A. Least Favorite Track: Still Shining Best Instrumental: Fake Fans (Prod. Lex Luger) X-Factor: Beast Coast is coming strong and I guarantee Lex Luger + Underachievers was one of the best decisions made by anyone […]