Posts Tagged ‘hip-hop’

GRiZ Breaks Silence with Two New Songs

by Ben LaScola
Electronic producer and DJ GRiZ ended a yearlong hiatus on Thursday with the release of two new songs. The first, “It Gets Better,” is an upbeat encouragement. The second, “Can’t Get Enough,” a swaggering song based around a more aggressive beat. Both songs feature instrumental melodies from keyboards and sax-laden choruses that GRiZ is known […]

Mac Miller Dead at Age 26

by tiernj03
Crushing news comes out of California today as rapper Mac Miller has reportedly overdosed. It was just weeks after his fifth album, Swimming debuted that a friend of his called the authorities to come to the San Fernando Valley Home. When authorities arrived to the scene they pronounced Miller dead, he was 26 years old. […]

Billboard Songs of the Summer Review

by Ben LaScola
     As July came to a close, many of the summer’s biggest songs had already been released. Billboard provides a way for music fans to keep up with the erratic trends of pop music.      Along with famed music charts like the Billboard Hot 100 and the Billboard 200, Billboard releases a Songs […]

Twenty One Pilots Release Tour, and New Songs!

by Ben LaScola
On Wednesday, July 11, Twenty One Pilots released two songs from their upcoming full length album Trench;  “Jumpsuit” and “Nico And The Niners.”  Trench is set to be released on October 5th via Fueled By Ramen.  The record will be the band’s first since their 2015 Grammy-winning album Blurryface. “Jumpsuit” gets its power from the distorted bass and […]

Spotify’s “Hateful Conduct” Policy Cancelled.

by Ben LaScola
On April 3rd, the music streaming service Spotify went public, and enjoyed a Wall Street debut at a higher level than projected by the experts. The Washington Post reports that at the end of their first day, Spotify’s closing price was 13% higher than expected. Among other changes, becoming a publicly traded entity means that […]

Who is Sheck Wes?

by tiernj03
Sheck Wes   The premiere 19-year-old star bound rapper, Sheck Wes, grew up in New York, but has Senegalese roots. He was a model before a rapper and could have been equally as successful at playing basketball. Sheck Wes is the perfect trifecta of cultural knowledge. The 19 year old is signed to, Travis Scott and Kanye West […]