14 Albums from 2018 We’re Still Playing in 2019

Making enduring music is a feat for any artist. Some music lasts a summer; some music lasts a generation. With 2019 more than half over, we thought it would be fun to ask our staff to pick the three albums from 2018 that they’ve kept spinning in 2019.  These are the 2018 albums that struck our …


Anderson .Paak’s Home Is on Stage: Live Review

During Game 4 of the 1980 NBA Finals, Basketball Hall of Fame enshrinee Julius “Dr. J” Erving completed an impossible maneuver under the basket that made his body appear impervious to the laws of gravity. Some say the legendary Philadelphia 76ers small forward walked on air. For a split second, …


What Makes for a Great Hip-Hop Concert?

Hip-hop shows can run the gamut of quality. There are shows where artists run around on stage and huff over their own vocals, and then there are shows where artists embody their music and personify joy. There are also shows between these two extremes. There are fine shows and lackluster …