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This Week in Hype: The Kendrick Lamar Classic Album Rant

Welcome back to another edition of the "This Week in Hype" podcast, the only podcast that gives every listener a free waffle. Ok, so that's a complete lie, but waffles are delicious, so..... This week, I had a rant... Read More
Posted 2 days ago
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Action Bronson Blasts “Morons” Who Don’t Get His “Mr. Wonderful” Album

On Monday, Action Bronson released his major label debut, Mr. Wonderful, and the Queens emcee seemed to be on top of the world. But at least some of that good will seemed to run out by Friday.  Today, after a week that... Read More
Posted 2 days ago
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How the Internet Pimped a Butterfly

The other day my Grandma said she "forgot about the internet." I couldn't even imagine what that would be like.  Since the days of away messages and Geocities, there hasn't been a day that I haven't... Read More
Posted about 3 days ago
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I Feel Like Dying: Lil Wayne & The Art of Self-Destruction

He called himself a Martian and I believed him. His appearance wasn’t what the movies prophesied, his complexion wasn’t slimy green but an African black covered completely in tattoos. Instead of an... Read More
Posted 3 days ago
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Skeme Hints That He Ghostwrote Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy”

Rumors that Iggy Azalea had some ghostwriting help on her smash single "Fancy" have been swirling around the Aussie superstar for months, but despite the multiple accusations and denials, we've never had... Read More
Posted 3 days ago
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Tuxedo Music: Jake One is Now One of the Best Producers Breathing

I'm a production freak... Don't get me wrong, I love me some rapitty-raps, but for me production is always the first thing my ears focus on. If the beat doesn't get me chances are I won't make it through... Read More
Posted 4 days ago
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Earl Sweatshirt Finally Finds Himself on “I Don’t Like Shit”

Can you imagine the mindset of Nasir following up Illmatic? Wu-Tang after 36 Chambers? Snoop after Doggystyle? It has to be a psychological battle against hype, one that Earl Sweatshirt has struggled with since returning from... Read More
Posted 4 days ago
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Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp a Butterfly” #1 Rated Hip-Hop Album of All-Time, Tops Outkast

(Art by Yann Couedor) Well, that didn't take very long. Kendrick Lamar's new album, To Pimp a Butterfly, has achieved a score of 96 on Metacritic, a website that aggregates reviews of music albums... Read More
Posted 4 days ago
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I Used Jay Z’s Streaming Service TIDAL, It Was Not the Wave

JAY Z isn't a businessman hes a business, mannnnnnnn... We all know Jay can rap, we all know he can sell Samsung phones (kind of) and Robinson Cano knows he can even be a sports agent. Still, one area... Read More
Posted 4 days ago
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Lollapalooza Line-Up Announced, Includes The Weeknd, A$AP Rocky & Kid Cudi

Lollapalooza has announced the full line-up for its 2015 music festival, which will take place July 31 through August 2, at Chicago's Grant Park. DJBooth-approved acts headlining on the bill include A$AP Rocky, Kid Cudi,... Read More
Posted 5 days ago