Rick Ross Recruits Future For "Green Gucci Suit" Single

Aside from his appearance on the Superfly soundtrack, Rick Ross’ musical output has been minimal since his hospitalization in March. With that behind him, The Boss is back with more new material, this time in the form “Gucci Green Suit” featuring Future.  Taken from Ross’ upcoming album, Port Of Miami 2: Born To Kill, the track […]

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Bebe Rexha’s Expectations Explores Weird, Bad Feelings

Last year, I complained because I felt that pop music was consolidating values from outside genres into a bland mixed vegetable soup, that with everyone grasping after the same ingredients, the same mix light EDM and rock production values served over the same trap drums, listening to everyone’s records and to radio and streaming service […]

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This Surprise Kids See Ghosts Album Is Not What You Think It Is

Today is the day. At some point, Kanye West will get around to uploading Teyana Taylor’s album to streaming services, and we’ll be able to take a step back, breathe deeply, and listen to 35 tracks from Kanye and his G.O.O.D. Music associates as one complete body work. If you, like me, decided that now […]

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We Ranked All the Songs on Spotify’s ‘Life Sucks’ Playlist

The rapper Cyhi the Prynce once said on Kanye West’s “So Appalled,” “If God had an iPod, I’d be on his playlist.” The method music storage might be outdated now, but playlists loom larger than ever in the streaming era music-listener culture, with subscription services like Apple Music and Spotify acting as the presumptive deities. […]

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XXXTentacion Refused to Beef Up Security Prior to His Death

XXXTentacion refused to add a security detail prior to his death, according to his attorney.  The rapper was completely unprotected during his recent assault. XXXTentacion had absolutely no security protection when he was murdered earlier this week.  In fact, the rapper refused to add a security detail, carry a firearm, or take any serious security […]

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