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.’

Best Albums of 2017


Kendrick Lamar (DAMN.), Jay-Z (4:44), Lorde (Melodrama), Father John Misty (Pure Comedy), and The National (Sleep Well Beast) top ‘50 Best Albums of 2017.’ Source: 50 Best Albums of 2017 | Year in Review

SZA, Ctrl | Highlights


Alternative R&B artist SZA returns with an intriguing, major label debut, ‘Ctrl.’

Billboard Takeaways | Logic No. 1 on the Billboard 200


Logic debuts at no. 1 on the Billboard 200 with ‘Everybody.’ Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee, and Justin Bieber rise to no. 1 on the Hot 100 with “Despacito.”   Logic had an awesome week. He took his third album, Everybody, to no. 1 on the Billboard 200.  (247,000 units with 79% pure sales). Chris Stapleton…

Highlights: Kendrick Lamar, ‘DAMN.’


★★★★★

Kendrick Lamar delivers his best album yet with ‘DAMN.’ The profane title is the best way to characterize the spirited, deep new project.