“?” is an Absolute Mess from Start to Finish

“?” is an album from the incredibly popular SoundCloud rapper, XXXTENTACION. X dropped a short album titled “17” last year that centered on X’s depression and suicidal thoughts, and “?” follows some of the same themes, while also looking into ideas of love, heartbreak and the various emotions that X is feeling. Aside from the … More “?” is an Absolute Mess from Start to Finish

“Culture II” is Hit-and-Miss and Way Too Long

“Culture II” is the third studio album from Atlanta-based trio Migos, which consists of Quavo, Offset, and Takeoff. The album comes just a year after the group’s major breakout, “Culture,” which featured huge hits like “Bad and Boujee,” “T-Shirt,” and “Call Casting.” “Culture” was one of my favorite rap albums of 2017, as nearly every … More “Culture II” is Hit-and-Miss and Way Too Long

“reputation”: Swift’s Most Mature and Cohesive Album to Date

“reputation” is the sixth studio album from pop megastar Taylor Swift, whose 2015 album, “1989” went platinum six times and won Swift album of the year at the Grammys over Kendrick Lamar’s (more deserving masterpiece) “To Pimp a Butterfly.”  But, as I lay my gripes to rest, this new album had five singles released prior … More “reputation”: Swift’s Most Mature and Cohesive Album to Date