Review: Vince Staples, ‘Vince Staples’

The Long Beach native’s self-titled is vividly bleak, offering a gripping account of Staples’ trauma, paranoia and sharp hazard perception.

Review: Kendrick Lamar & Various Artists, ‘Black Panther OST’

Review for the ‘Black Panther’ original soundtrack, featuring the likes of Kendrick Lamar, James Blake, Jorja Smith, ScHoolboy Q, 2 Chainz and Travis Scott.

Best Albums of 2017

The best albums of 2017, ranked from 20–1, alongside honourable mentions.

Best Songs of 2017: 50–1

My personal favourite hip hop and R&B songs of 2017, ranking them from 50–1; alongside honourable mentions.

Best Albums of 2017: So Far

The first half of 2017 has provided numerous rap and R&B albums already, with the likes of Young Thug (done), Quavo & Travis Scott, Eminem and Nas still expected to … Continue reading Best Albums of 2017: So Far

Review: Vince Staples, ‘Big Fish Theory’

Vince Staples may have just delivered the most experimental project of the year. Big Fish Theory is a breath of fresh air for hip hop which is currently being dominated by … Continue reading Review: Vince Staples, ‘Big Fish Theory’