Me and The Homies: An LA Tale by Kendrick Lamar

“The Art of Peer Pressure” serves as a microcosmic narrative for keen listeners searching for the deeper meaning behind Kdot’s iconic album, GKMC.

‘Jesus Is King’: Track by Track Analysis

While Jesus Is King waits in the wings, keen-eyed and -eared fans have been collating lyrics from snippets and live performance leaks. These can all be found online, so we decided to perform a track-by-track analysis on the one week anniversary of its (intended) release.  Lyrically, it has some peak Kanye flow as well asContinue reading “‘Jesus Is King’: Track by Track Analysis”

Billie: Patron Saint of the New Millenihilism

There is a mania in the air, and it goes by the name of Billie. Homeschooled prodigy Billie Eilish has captured an entire generation of music fans on a deeper level than mere trends or aesthetics. She has tapped into an energy and psyche like few others have managed. In an age of increasing existentialContinue reading “Billie: Patron Saint of the New Millenihilism”

Kanye Walks: A Numerical Look at Kanye West’s Spiritual Journey

in anticipation of the Jesus Is King phase of his career, we took a numerical look through Kanye’s entire discography to discover exactly where, when and how Kanye raps about God, Jesus, and all things spiritual.

Denzel Against The Machine

Denzel Curry’s cover of Rage Against The Machine’s 1996 hit “Bulls On Parade” is striking a chord with listeners. The rapper from Florida may have only been one year old when RATM’s Evil Empire was released, but his performance effortlessly transplants the anger and frustration of the past into a twenty-first century context, proving thatContinue reading “Denzel Against The Machine”

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

The newest offering from Marvel Studios, Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse, hit cinemas earlier this month. It’s an animated feature telling a story parallel to the blockbuster Marvel Cinematic Universe. Spidey has always been a proud New Yorker, and Into The Spider-Verse takes the opportunity to weave another quintessential NYC element into the Spider-Man narrative: hip-hop.Continue reading “Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse”