What They Say: ‘If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late’

Here's a breakdown of the reactions to If You're Reading This It's Too Late given by critics, fans, and haters alike, with my thoughts...
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Donald Glover is a Folk Artist

The scope of a Childish Gambino song can be as focused as a simple love song, or as vast as the known...

Future’s Underrated Songwriting

Saying he mumbles is not reason enough to discredit him. Saying, "only Future fans will understand," is not helping anyone understand. Songwriting is more than...

Young Nudy Said “Nigger” On “4L” And Made Me Uncomfortable

"4L"—a nod to some gang shit in Atlanta that I know nothing about—off of I Am > I Was smacks. 21 Savage's growth as a rapper...
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Drake Has Sold More Records Than Lil Wayne and Jay-Z

The following evaluation draws from an analysis of data compiled on Wikipedia’s "List of best-selling music artists" page, as well as Wikipedia...

YouTube Will Start Charging, You’re Fucked

Have you seen the offers for YouTube Red?   For you, thirsty free-content consumers of the Internet, expectations will have to adjust soon. The value of content hubs like...

Music Videos Matter In Hip-Hop Now

Music videos in hip-hop tend not to be the most artistic. But it doesn't mean we can't have higher standards. Too many times I've gotten excited...

“7 Rings” And Why Ariana Grande Is Too Talented To Get Away With It

I don't dislike "7 Rings" because it's wildly popular. I don't dislike "7 Rings" because I ridicule Ariana Grande work on principle. I'm also...

Lil Yachty is Signed to Motown Records

Michael Jackson. Marvin Gaye. Diana Ross. Lil Yachty. Don't mind the list of notable Motown signees. Yes, really, Lil Yachty is signed to Motown Records. No,...
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The Best Answer To The Question “Is Drake a Culture Vulture?”

My 2016 piece on this topic -Zander Cultural appropriation is the inappropriate and uncredited use...