Kanye West may have gone off the deep end recently… okay he went off that way a long time ago, but the ‘Kids See Ghosts’ project with Kid Cudi shows that when surrounded by friends, he does alright when it’s not all about him. Keep him in check alright, Cudi, now he’s distancing himself from saying insane things like how slavery was a choice, or going on rants that even Trump himself can’t deal with. Keep him working on things like ‘Kids See Ghosts”, because ‘Kids See Ghosts’ has the real Yeezus living within it, singing with friends, rather than ranting about killing someone or bipolar being his superpower . Maybe he split in two and this is spirit ye trying to reach out to us?
Not as dumb an idea as the things he likes to say when he wakes up each and every day… Continue reading →
The new Death Grips is here, and it isn’t so much of a surprise anymore! They used to drop releases onto the net just like that, stick their middle finger out to the major labels, break up, rebuild, and everything else that gave a specific time and place for every album to be connected by. ‘Year of the Snitch’ however, was revealed, trickled out, then finally released. That’s so completely normal for Death Grips, and upon listening to the new tracks, I’d say this is Year of the Normalisation of Death Grips. So it goes. Continue reading →
Kanye West ye Release Date: 20th July 2018 (physical) Virgin EMI
I was waiting for the bus one time when I met this guy. I can’t remember what started it, maybe I was holding a book, but he talked about wanting to be a writer. I was still high from my uni degree days, so told him I completed a Creative Writing course, which got him talking. He told me how, like myself, like others, like you, like your best friend, your sister, your brother, your partner, your e.t.c, wanted to write a book. Pleasant chit-chat, maybe he had a spark within, who knows? And then he sat next to me on the bus.
It can be argued that the three Migos have helped create the culture surrounding hip hop over the last few years now. Dabs and trap (rap done in triple time, it’s clear when you hear) had to grow from somewhere, and so we have Culture, the album from the Migos which digs into it all, asses and all. Continue reading →