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THE BLOSSOM's '97 BLOSSOM'  Flourishes at the Intersection of Joy and Pain  [Q&A]

THE BLOSSOM's '97 BLOSSOM'  Flourishes at the Intersection of Joy and Pain  [Q&A]

April 6, 2021 At the heart of <i>97 BLOSSOM</i> is a drive to reimagine the world.
Author: Ruby Scott
Kota The Friend and Statik Selektah Make a Run For Album of the Year Contender With 'To Kill A Sunrise'

Kota The Friend and Statik Selektah Make a Run For Album of the Year Contender With 'To Kill A Sunrise'

March 31, 2021 Over 34 minutes of classic mixes that only an East Coast legend could provide, Kota refuses to hold back.
Author: Carter Fife
rap
'ONCE UPON A TIME'  Propels Chika Into the Long-Overdue Hip-Hop Stratosphere

'ONCE UPON A TIME'  Propels Chika Into the Long-Overdue Hip-Hop Stratosphere

March 30, 2021 In her latest EP, Chika pairs ambitious flows and intimately vulnerable lyricism without ever losing her footing.
Author: Carter Fife
rap
Giveon's 'When It's All Said And Done... Take Time' Demands Your Full Attention

Giveon's 'When It's All Said And Done... Take Time' Demands Your Full Attention

March 22, 2021 The new deluxe album is a smoldering marriage of Giveon's buttery baritone and penchant for romantic lyricism.
Author: Krista Marina Apardian
R&B
'Oh No, Not Again!' Sees Alexander 23 Writing His Feelings in Permanent Ink

'Oh No, Not Again!' Sees Alexander 23 Writing His Feelings in Permanent Ink

February 19, 2021 Like crying alone in the Target parking lot, there is a unique universality to Alexander 23's touching moments of personal reflection.
Author: Krista Marina Apardian
pop
Arlo Parks' 'Collapsed In Sunbeams' Is a Shining Self-Introduction

Arlo Parks' 'Collapsed In Sunbeams' Is a Shining Self-Introduction

February 1, 2021 "It's a story about those big moments that you have to weather in friendships."
Author: Maddy Quach
R&B
Ryan Woods' 'how i'm feeling' Is an Ode to the Anxieties of Adulthood

Ryan Woods' 'how i'm feeling' Is an Ode to the Anxieties of Adulthood

January 11, 2021 In his debut EP, Woods combats his own depression, anxiety, and coming-of-age.
Author: Krista Marina Apardian
pop
Channel Tres' 'i can't go outside' Is the Perfect Quarantine Escape

Channel Tres' 'i can't go outside' Is the Perfect Quarantine Escape

December 21, 2020 With his latest outing, Tres has brought to life a unique blend of house and hip-hop, with a touch of soul cherried on top.
Author: Krista Marina Apardian
rap
Mia Gladstone's Vibrant 'CYCLE/S' EP Serves Both Ear Candy and Food For Thought

Mia Gladstone's Vibrant 'CYCLE/S' EP Serves Both Ear Candy and Food For Thought

December 7, 2020 When we think of something cyclical, monotony might come to mind; however, Mia Gladstone's CYCLE/S is anything but.
Author: Krista Marina Apardian
pop
R&B
grandson Battles His Inner Demons Amidst a World at War in 'Death Of An Optimist'

grandson Battles His Inner Demons Amidst a World at War in 'Death Of An Optimist'

December 4, 2020 2020 serves as the perfect backdrop for grandson's long-awaited, political-fueled debut album.
Author: Ruby Scott