Unplugged Headphones: Before I Let Go (Beyoncé)

“AND I REALLY LOVE YOU, YOU SHOULD KNOW, I WANNA MAKE SURE I’M RIGHT BOY, BEFORE I LET GO”   And the post-Lemonade victory lap continues…. Mr. Carter, you are officially out of the woods! The last time Beyoncé put out an album it was detailing her journey through heartbreak and reconciliation after falling victim…

Ye – Album Review

On the aptly named “Ye” we are given an abbreviated version of the polarising and ever-ambiguous figure that is, Kanye West.   The greatest art is birthed in the depths of the greatest adversity and throughout history the artist has performed the role of ‘the conduit’, a vessel for which personal and societal adversity can…

Unplugged Headphones: The Only Thing (Dave East)

  “NOTHING IN THIS WORLD CAN COMPARE TO THE MUSIC”   According to the “most played” category on my phone, this song is the song I’ve listened to more than any other (partly because I fell asleep with it on loop that one night but that’s neither here nor there). This song is put together…

Daytona – Album Review

Pusha T’s third studio album is the audio equivalent of a thin steak with garnish and minimal dressing; light, refined, well-done, but not enough to walk away from the table feeling full. “YOU CAN NEVER DO WHAT I DO BOY”     Just In Case You Forgot. In the opening lines Pusha T re-establishes the…

Pusha T’s Jabs At Drake Over The Years

Today I woke up to the news that one of my favourite rappers had been killed. “R.I.P Pusha T” messages all over the timeline, less than 24 hours after his album release, say it ain’t so… and who was the culprit you ask? None other than Aubrey ‘Drake’ Graham. BUT having listened to Drake’s “Duppy…