Two Can’t Miss Curated Rap Playlists


February 2018 saw the birth of two can’t-miss curated rap playlists: ‘31 Rap Songs That Reference Condoms’ and ‘27 Secular, Religious-Referencing Rap Songs.’

Highlights: Wale, ‘Shine’


Wale delivers his most commercial album to date with ‘Shine.’ Unfortunately, ‘Shine’ won’t go down as a classic by the D.C. rapper.

Highlights: Mansionz, ‘Mansionz’


★★★★  Mansionz, comprised of Mike Posner and blackbear, releases an incredible, ambitious debut album, fittingly titled, ‘Mansionz.’ What happens when two underappreciated, incredibly talented musicians collaborate together? Fire.  Mike Posner and blackbear collaborate as mansionz, an eclectic group formed in 2016 encompassing hip-hop, pop, and R&B.  Their self-titled debut materializes in 2017, and it is…

What’s The Deal With The ‘DM’ and the ‘Gram’?


Rap trends tend to come and go – this has happened year after year after year. Remember that God awful, irresponsible AF Molly rap trend? Rick Ross got into some hot water when he took it too far in Rocko’s “U.O.E.N.O.” (“Put molly all in her champagne, she ain’t even in know it”). Even Miley…

25 Chart Takeaways: Adele Makes It Five Weeks At No. 1


The best way to summarizes this week’s charts? Adele. Yep – nuff said! 1) Adele makes it five weeks at #1 with 25. 25’s fifth week gave the album its third million-plus selling week and second best week overall, behind its 3.38 million start. 2) Justin Bieber remains the second most consistent artist on the…