10 Most Anticipated October Music Releases


October is among us my friends and fellow music enthusiasts. There is no shortage of new albums being released. That said, some project stick out more than others, and that doesn’t necessarily mean every ‘bandwagon’ act necessarily stands out (at least to this guy right here). That said, here are 10 of my personal, most…

Playlist: 10 Secular-Minded Religious-Referencing Rap Songs


“I know we in church, and the way that I’m thinking wrong”, Compton MC Game spits on “Hallelujah”. Earlier, on the same album (Jesus Piece) on a track entitled “Church”, Game spits as follows: “I’m tryin’ to go to church / get some chicken wings, after that hit the strip club / see some hoes,…

Review: YG, ‘My Krazy Life’


Overall, YG delivers a compelling debut with My Krazy Life YG • My Krazy Life • Def Jam • US Release Date: March 18, 2014 YG is the latest rapper on a long list of hopefuls to release his major label debut, searching for his ‘come-up’. Judging by its title (My Krazy Life) as well…

New Music and Reviews: Spends Quality


Who is this ‘Spends’?  As southern MC T.I. might rap, “Big things [are] poppin’” on the west coast.  The west coast is known for numerous things, including Hollywood, its professional sports franchises (specifically those legendary LA Lakers), and of course the music.  Musically, west coast rap is definitely a movement and an important one at…