Album Review, New Music

Big Sean and Jhene Aiko’s “TWENTY88” Bears All

TWENTY88, the collabo project from Jhene Aiko and Big Sean, is a concept album on love. That’s the overarching storyline boiled down to a clause. But Jhene and Sean are prone to delve much deeper in their music, using the Ja-Rule-Ashanti rap–and-R&B hybrid here as a blueprint. Showing off their emotional intelligence is where the […]

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The Friday Five

This week’s Friday Five has got you covered in all states of turnt up-ness that you’re looking for to make sure your weekend starts off lit. Whether you’re in the mood for anything from Yeezy, Drizzy or even Vic Mensa, trust that this five delivers. Hit the jump to listen.

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Emcee, Video

Peep This: Big Sean ft. Drake and Kanye West – “Blessings”

The year just tipped into March and three of rap’s biggest names already either dropped a project or they’re about ready to: Big Sean released “Dark Sky Paradise”, Kanye announced that “So Help Me God” is about 80 percent done and Drake released an album/mixtape out of nowhere, and is supposedly dropping another later this […]

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Emcee, Lifestyle

2014’s Best: The Top Ten Hip-Hop Songs

Hip-hop’s relationship with 2014 can be whittled down to a single word: viral. A majority of the hottest songs of the year easily became the biggest not only due to radio play, but through a one-two punch of top shelf production and slick word play, these songs possessed a mass appeal that kept them on […]

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