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DJ Quik & Jason Martin’s 2nd Collab LP “Chupacabra” Provides What West Coast Hip Hop Has Been Lacking (Album Assessment)

Compton producer/emcee DJ Quik reuniting with German-American emcee Jason Martin previously generally known as Downside for his or her 2nd collaborative LP. One is amongst THE most underappreciated producers in hip hop who I contemplate to be on the identical…

Music Evaluate: Nayeon (Twice) – ABCD

Twice’s Nayeon made her solo debut in June of 2022 with the splashy, addictive Pop. Now, nearly two years later to the day, she’s picked up the place she left off with the even splashier ABCD. There should still be…

NxWorries are Again Like They By no means Left with Sophomore LP “Why Lawd?” (Album Evaluation)

NxWorries is an MC/producer duo consisting of Oxnard recording artist Anderson .Paak in addition to Los Angeles producer Knxwledge. Signing to Stones Throw Information in 2015, their debut EP Hyperlink Up & Suede that very same winter was an impressively lo-fi neo-soul outing & the full-length debut LP Sure…

Music Assessment: BOL4 – Lips (ft. aespa’s Giselle)

BOL4 transitioned to a solo act 4 years in the past, however new single Lips recollects their days as a duo by enlisting aespa’s Giselle as visitor rapper. It is a good characteristic, as aespa are at present pink scorching…

Track Evaluate: Weki Meki – CoinciDestiny

It’s been a tough couple of weeks for followers of underrated woman teams. We’ve seen the departure of members and even the disbandment of long-standing acts. The newest to endure this destiny is Fantagio Leisure’s Weki Meki. The ladies debuted…

Tune Evaluate: Trendz – Glow

Earlier this 12 months, Trendz’s Go Up single-handedly vaulted them to a brand new degree in my thoughts. It’s certainly one of my favourite songs of 2024 and provided a brand new glimpse of the musical heights this rookie group…

CRIM Returns with third EP “Within the Meantime”, First in 4 Years (EP Assessment)

CRIM is a 30 12 months outdated MC from Detroit, Michigan who began out beneath the unique moniker Crimson Alchemist releasing her debut EP E4 in 2018 pulling inspiration from her love for Pokémon & subsequently the 2020 Valentine’s Day-themed 4H (For Her) solely…

Track Assessment: CSR – Fairly Mob

When CSR made their debut in the summertime of 2022, I hoped they could inherit GFriend’s “highly effective innocence” idea, releasing upbeat, melodic showcases that defied many present lady group developments. That first mini album continues to be their greatest….

Track Assessment: Cignature – Poongdung

So, Ok-pop trade… how do you anticipate me to take a track known as “Poongdung” critically? There’s onomatopoeia after which there’s simply foolish sound results. I assume “풍덩” is extra of a longtime sound in Korea and doesn’t translate effectively…

Massive Journey’s third EP “Actually Filthy” Prod. by Jamil Honesty Refines His Sound (EP Assessment)

That is the third EP from Detroit, Michigan emcee Massive Journey. A member of The Umbrella collective, he launched himself in 2021 off his first EP Bullet Tooth Tony adopted by one other one Crasseux after all the full-length debut album Filth Be Thy Title. All of…