Archives April 11, 2019

Anderson. Paak ‘Ventura’ 1 Listen Album Review

As a fan of the gifted polymath Anderson. Paak, naturally, my hopes were skyscraper high for his long-awaited debut on Aftermath Records, 2018’s Oxnard. When an album’s expectations are higher than the world’s tallest totem pole, to be dissatisfied is to experience crushing …

Omar Apollo Makes Bold Strides Forward on ‘Friends’ EP: Review

Whenever I hear actors speak about their craft, the thing I’m most struck by is just how few of their actions on-screen are detailed explicitly in the scripts they bring to life. Even when they’re reciting their scripted dialogue verbatim, actors are constantly making deliberate choices about how …

21 Savage Has “2 Albums’ Worth” of Material In the Vault

After releasing the best album of his career, i am > i was, and being detained by ICE, one would imagine 21 Savage would want a break from everything. Per a new Billboard cover story, however, Savage has two albums worth of material in the vault. “21 Savage is also sitting on …