Mental Health Awareness Month

Weekly Buzz

Last week rapper Lil Xan keyed his own car, then made a YouTube video explaining that he is mentally ill and wasn't able to stop himself from destroying his own property. He said he feels like a slave to his management who won't let him drive his own car or use it. He says in the video that he knows that people will make fun of him for doing this but he doesn't care because it is his mental illness forcing him to act out in this way about his anger. 

Bryson Tiller opened up about his battle with depression as well, after his wildly successful debut album Trapsoul in 2015 he started to suffer from depression. He accredits it to not being able to handle the negative criticism he faced online. He says that it caused his second album to suffer in both sales and quality because he was in a "dark place... it hindered me from everything you know, my creative process, everything". He says he has been feeling better and hasn't been depressed since 2017 and is looking forward to working on his next album. 


New Beats
Me & My - Andre 3k

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Throwback of the Week
Quiet Storm - Mobb Deep

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Old school
Motherless Child - Ghostface Killah

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Fun Facts

 

2 Chainz proposed to his girlfriend at the Met Gala last week.

Offset's $150k chain was stolen from his hotel room after the Met Gala. 

Pass out, drank, wake up, drank, faded, drank, faded, drank
— Kendrick Lamar

Bonus

  • My Peak - Future
  • Love Hurts - Playboi Carti
  • Don't Leave (When Winter Comes) - CunninLynguists

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Mental Health Awareness Month

Weekly Buzz

1-800-273-8255 is the number for the suicide prevention hotline, that logic chose to use as the title of his song to help raise awareness for mental health resources. His performance at the Grammy's tripled calls to the hotline. In the Netflix series Rapture, the rapper is featured and talks about the challenges he has had with anxiety and stretching himself too thin. I highly recommend watching it, although it heavily features his wife who he has since filed for divorce from which makes it tough to watch.


New Beats
This is America - Childish Gambino

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Throwback of the Week
Crown - RTJ

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Old school
Suicidal Thoughts - Biggie Smalls

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Fun Facts

 

T.I. and his son have both been nominated for a Tony for his work on Spongebob: The Musical

Went through, deep depression when my mama passed, suicide, what kinda talk is that
— Kanye

Bonus

  • 1-800-273-8255 - Logic
  • Day 81 - Dr. Yen Lo
  • So Alone - NehruvianDOOM

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Mental Health Awareness Month

Weekly Buzz

I decided months ago that I was going to dedicate this platform during May to Mental Health Awareness Month. I was intending for the alternative side to take the brunt of the burden of sending my intended message as Rap music is very shielded and limited on this issue.  That was before Kanye, a person who I enjoy as an artist started to go through what is clearly some sort of trauma that himself and his family are choosing to ignore. He fired his manager who is one of his best friends this week and has been increasingly chaotic in his actions since then. His wife has lashed out against people pointing out his erratic and contradictory behavior as a symptom of mental illness. Honestly, I think that is part of the problem, if Kanye felt comfortable expressing his vulnerability instead of defending it I think he would be in a healthier place. He has made several erratic and confounding moves and statements in a few short days, that are a detriment to his career. He has also posted that he intends to make the plastic surgeon who killed his mother with malpractice the cover of his next album with the title "Love Everyone". I think it is pretty clear what he is struggling with and that he has a support system that has consistently let him down as he had to cancel his tour a year ago due to a reliance on prescriptions and exhaustion. I understand that I am at best a sarcastic person you have talked to a few times about stupid things, but I would like you to reflect on the people who are close to you, is there someone who is sinking? Who once you take a step back it becomes clear that they have been quietly asking for help? Please take a moment to tell the people you love that you care about them, and be there for them, get a step past "good" when you ask how their day went. It may mean much more to them than you realize. 


New Beats
Spark it up - Gucci Mane

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Throwback of the Week
Erase Me - Kid Cudi

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Old school
Smoke Some Kill - Schooly D

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Fun Facts

21 Savage owns a flight simulator and he is trying to save up to buy a plane to fly.

 

Rapper 6ix9ine lost a $5 million headphone deal after becoming a person of interest in a recent shooting. 

 

I ain’t had a good night sleep since God knows when
— J Hus

Bonus

  • Got Your Money - ODB
  • Police State - Young Prez
  • Too Good - Spose

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puLITzer For Kendrick

Weekly Buzz

Kendrick Lamar became the first artist to win a Pulitzer for music that wasn't for Jazz or Classical for his album DAMN. Kendrick continuing to push the limits of what is possible and progressing the rap game to the next level. 

Kanye is back on Twitter and is Tweeting out a "Philosophy Book" in real time one Tweet at a time, it is so amusing I'm not even mad he stole my idea. 


New Beats
Nicki Minaj - YoungBoy

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Throwback of the Week
I Get Money - 50 Cent

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Old school
Living In The World Today - GZA

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Fun Facts

Migos used to go by the name Polo Club

Ice Cube turned down the song Jump Around

 

But will it be this way forever?
These are stressful times
— Kate Tempest

Bonus

  • 420 Freestyle - Wiz Khalifa
  • Now - Young Thug
  • Close - Rae Sremmurd

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Meek & Krafty

Weekly Buzz

Rapper XXXTentacion is suing the woman he punched in the face multiple times on camera. His recent album titled "?" with the question mark standing for the question "Why does anyone still listen to this scumbag's music?". 

Patriots owner Robert Kraft visited Meek Mill in jail, presumably just to rub it in as he is probably upset about Meek Mills "Dreams and Nightmares" walkout song being used by the Eagles to beat the Pats in the Super Bowl. 


New Beats
Barbie Tingz - Nikki Minaj

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Throwback of the Week
Gotta Have It - Jay & Ye

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Old school
Check the Rhime - ATCQ

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Fun Facts

M.I.A. gave the middle finger during her Super Bowl Halftime performance in 2014. The NFL sued her for $16 Million, and her manager Jay-Z advised her to sign a deal that allowed to get 100% of her earnings over $2 Million dollars for the rest of her career. She dissmissed his advice and later settled for an undisclosed amount. 

 

They can smell your money
And they want your soul
— Childish Gambino

Bonus

  • Life - Saba
  • No Drama - Tinashe
  • Feel It - Young Thug

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Cardi B with Baby

Weekly Buzz

The biggest news this week was Cardi B confirming her pregnancy on SNL by showcasing her baby bump during her performance. Her fiance and member of Migos also managed to make the news this week by when their tour bus was raided and police found 420 grams of weed, which is impressive. None of the members were charged with drug posesion. 


New Beats
GOD BLESS THE RACHETS - SAINt JHN

 
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Throwback of the Week
GhettoMusick - OutKast

 
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Old school
Life's A Bitch - Nas

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Fun Facts

After being mentioned in "Oxford Comma" by Vampire Weekend, Lil Jon, sent the band a case of Crunk Juice

Ja Rule hasn't paid taxes in 11 years

 

Everything I’m not makes me everything I am
— Kanye

Bonus

  • I Do - Cardi B
  • Okra - Tyler The Creator
  • Meddle with Metal - Czarface & MF Doom

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Bey Bit Backstage in Front of Jay

Weekly Buzz

Crazy Week in music as rumors surfaced that someone had bitten Beyoncé in the face after actress Tiffany Haddish told the story but refused to snitch their name. That led to a twitter investigation and culminated in multiple sources confirming that star of "Love and Basketball" Sanaa Lathan was responsible. She denies it, but its been narrowed down to a party backstage while she was trying to talk to Jay-Z with multiple witnesses. Lucky for her Beyoncé isn't really that popular so people probably won't care that she bit her in the face.  

DMX's legal team played two of his songs in court to help sway the judge in his tax evasion case, it doesn't look like the judge was swayed though as he sentenced him to one year in prison. 

In darker news, rapper Fabolous was on video punching his girlfriend's face eight times, knocking out two teeth, and threatening to kill her with a baseball bat, he also threatened to shoot her father and brother. His music will no longer be featured on here and he has been arrested and hopefully he is in prison soon.


New Beats
Be CAREFUL - Cardi B

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Throwback of the Week
New Workout Plan - Kanye

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Old school
Slippin - DMX

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Fun Facts

Cardi B is working with Tinder to give a free concert to whichever college has the most users swipe right over the course of the weekend.  

 

Call me a hipster as long as you’re a listener
— Kid Cudi

Bonus

  • Call Out My Name - The Weeknd
  • New Freezer - Rich The Kid
  • Work - Rihanna

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Putting the Dead in Deadpool

Weekly Buzz

In a surprising move FX has cancelled plans to create a Deadpool animated series with Donald Glover writing and creating the show. This is unusual because his show Atlanta on their network has been a smash hit and incredibly well received. Maybe they didn't think he had time with being Lando in the next Star Wars movie, his upcoming tour and album as Childish Gambino, and his stand up comedy. Hopefully the show can get picked up somewhere else so his vision can come to life. 

In a similar story about art that could have been Denzel Curry says he is quitting rap indefinitely. Hopefully not forever, it's never the ones you want who decide to take a break from making music. 


New Beats
Lemon - N.E.R.D. (Remix)

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Throwback of the Week
Twin Hype Back - RTJ

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Old school
The Way I Am - Eminem

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Fun Facts

Diddy and Steph Curry have reportedly backed out of their attempt to buy the Carolina Panthers. Maybe the $2.5 Billion price tag scared them off.

 

Ladies is pimps too, gon’ brush your shoulders off
— Jay-Z

Bonus

  • Insecure - Amara La Negra
  • Praktice - Young M.A.
  • Slum Anthem - K Camp

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Fund My Lifestyle

Weekly Buzz

Vince Staples is apparently fed up with people telling him what to do. So he posted a Go Fund Me page for his early retirement seeking $2 million in exchange he is offering to "shut the fuck up forever" with no new songs or interviews. Stating that he wants people to "get off my dick or fund my lifestyle" which seems like a more vulgar version of the arguments you have with your parents as a teenager when you are ready to get your own place. He says he would use the money to buy things such as a Honda, a puppy, and soups for the homies. 


New Beats
Get the fuck off my dick - Vince staples

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Throwback of the Week
Everybody Drunk as Fuck - Ludacris 

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Old school
Triumph - Wu-Tang Clan

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Fun Facts

21 Savage said he is no longer going to wear jewelry as he wants to make things like buying houses and investing in business cool for young people instead of jewelry.

Teenage Rapper Lil Xan made headlines and enemies when he called Tupac's music "boring" this week.

Tupac's music is not boring and only an idiot would think so

Here, let me put it like this… in the sky, there are a million stars, but when the sun appears, you see none of them. I am the sun.
— KRS-One

Bonus

  • SELF MADE - Lil Yachty
  • Man Down - Rihanna
  • Mathmatics - Mos Def

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Rocky Ross

Weekly Buzz

This week Rick Ross was hospitalized in serious condition after what appears like a heart attack. Although 50 Cent seems to think it was drug related, posting that a pic of Ivan Drago on isnta famous for saying "if he dies he dies". Then later doubling down on insulting Ross while he was still hospitalized. Should be plenty of fuel for the fire for this feud going forward. 


New Beats
Top Off - DJ Khaled

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Throwback of the Week
Who Do You Love - YG

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Old school
1st of the month - Bone Thugs

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Fun Facts

 

Quavo and Eric the Jeweler are no longer feuding as Quavo has paid up the 10k he owed him.

Real killers and hitters would rather live nameless
— Rick Ross

Bonus

  • Litty - Meek Mill
  • Aquainted - The Weeknd
  • Solitare - Gucci Mane

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Survey Says Mr. West is in the Building

Weekly Buzz

America's future First Family is heading to Family Feud as Team West will take on team Kardashian/Jenner. Be sure to set your DVRs when the episode airs as it is sure to be entertaining to watch them try to guess what one hundred average people would think.

In other news Young Thug posted that he is changing his name to "SEX", which suggests that he doesn't understand the concept of Search Engine Optimization. He has also said that he will not produce any new music for the rest of the year in support of his deaf brother. This would be a big change for one of the most prolific rappers in the game, perhaps his name change suggests he intends to be prolific in a different way.


New Beats
Cigarette - RAYE

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Throwback of the Week
The Worst Guys -Childish Gambino

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Old school
Another - Biggie Smalls

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Fun Facts

YoungBoy Never Broke Again has been arrested for kidnapping. Guess ransom isn't the best plan for never being broke again. 

Talib Kweli once DJ'd at a BET party playing gansta rap and Prince walked up to him and said "I ain't get dressed up to out and hear curses."

The easiest and the hardest word to say is NO
— Chuck D

Bonus

  • Grief - Earl Sweatshirt
  • Pretty Boy - Lil B
  • All Falls Down - Kanye

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Stormi Weather

Weekly Buzz

Rapper Travis Scott and Kylie Jenner had their baby after months of pregnancy rumors, I absolutely realize that nobody reading this who didn't already know that doesn't care.  They decided to name her Stormi after Pornstar Stormy Dainiels who has been in the news lately and was a real inspiration for the couple. An interesting choice for an interesting couple. 


New Beats
X - Schoolboy Q

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Throwback of the Week
Love Me - Lil Wayne

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Old school
For The Love of $ - Bone Thugs

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Fun Facts

Kendrick is banning photos at his live shows.

In addition to Kendrick working heavily on the album for Black Panther, TI and Chance the Rapper have been helping people get free tickets to see the movie.

Came a long way from ramen noodles, mm
— Young Thug

Bonus

  • Welcome to Heartbreak - Kanye West
  • Be Alone - Childish Gambino
  • Room 27 - Rejjie Snow

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G$'s Valentines Day Special

Weekly Buzz

Rapper Travis Scott and Kylie Jenner had their baby after months of pregnancy rumors, I absolutely realize that nobody reading this who didn't already know that.  They decided to name her Stormi after Pornstar Stormy Dainiels who has been in the news lately and was a real inspiration for the couple. An interesting choice for an interesting couple. 

Back these year and expanded to over 10 hours of music to get you all the way through Valentines Day is my curated Valentine's playlist for all your activities. LINK


Baby you my Everything, all I ever wanted
— Drake

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Quavo Running The Jewels

Weekly Buzz

Not content with being dragged on this platform last week Post Malone came out to whine about how being a white rapper is "a struggle". It must be so tough for him being the first white rapper, having such SLIM odds in the SHADY music industry. Black rappers have it so easy like Meek Mill who recieved two years in prison for a failed drug test, I can't even imagine how harsh the punishment would have been if he was a white rapper.

Big week for the Culture and not content to have the number one album in America Quavo allegedly jumped and robbed a 30k chain off of a jeweler he got in a dispute with at a club. 


New Beats
Pray For Me -The Weeknd & K-Dot

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Throwback of the Week
Noila Clap - Juvenile

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Old school
Steve Biko - ATCQ

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Fun Facts

Kanye likes to play Connect 4 on tour, he said Beyoncé is the best person he's ever played against.

Rihanna's makeup line is on track to sell more than Kim Kardashian & Kylie Jenner's.

I’d rather die than listen to you
— Kendrick Lamar

Bonus

  • God's Plan - Drake
  • Too Much Jewelry - Migos
  • Kids - Childish Gambino

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The 2nd Annual Grahammy Awards!

It is finally the time of year for the biggest awards in music The Grahammy's! This week the winners will are crowned and those receiving awards can have their careers changed forever. Many of these artists see this award as their assent to the top of their field. 

And the awards go to...

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Duo/Duet that would make the least watchable sex tape

Post Malone & 21 Savage - Rockstar

Post Malone was an obvious contender for this category because he looks like if the hair stuck in the drain of a biker bar came to life.  The amount of tattoos involved in this would make for the world's worst cartoon when their bodies touched. I don't know if they would both take their grills out before they started kissing but either way would make for some unsettling footage. 


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Duo/Duet that would make the Most watchable sex tape

Cardi B & Offset - Lick

As the most probable sex tape to come out it would also be the most watchable because they are both in love. I mean the song they made together is called Lick.

I turn Offset on
I told him the other day
Man, we should sell that porn
— Cardi B in MotorSport

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Best Songwriting

Jay-Z - 4:44

The culmination of the story begun by Beyoncé's Lemonade about Jay-Z cheating on her. This song finishes the real life drama played out before everyone from his perspective. A tale of temptation and regret culminating in guilt and pain. 

And if my children knew, I don’t even know what I would do
If they ain’t look at me the same
I would prob’ly die with all the shame
— Jay-Z

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Song to leave in 2017

No Character to Clear - Mr. B the Gentleman Ryhmer  

Chap Hop is still producing music and this genre should definitely die and be left in the past. If you aren't familiar (luck you) Wikipedia defines it well as "music originating from England that mixes the hip hop genre with elements from the Chappist or steampunk subcultures and stereotypical English obsessions such as cricket, tea and the weather". This abomination of satire and Hip Hop should be left behind. It is so bad I did not in the playlist at the end. 


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Best Debut Album

Yesterday's Gone - Loyle Carner

A strong candidate for album of the year is even more impressive considering it was his first album. If you didn't get a chance to listen to this last week when it was nominated I highly recommend it. This relaxing album is a near perfect mix with an English accent, what more could you want?


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Best Track

Bodak Yellow - Cardi B

Storming onto the scene this year in a dominating fashion. She became the first woman to have five singles in the Billboard top 10. She also has hands down the best Twitter in the game, hopefully she can keep up the momentum for when she drops her first full length album. 

If I see you and I don’t speak, that means I don’t fuck with you
I’m a boss, you a worker, bitch, I make bloody moves
— Cardi B

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Album of the Year

Kendrick Lamar - Damn

It isn't really fair to the other artists when Kendrick decides to put out an album. I think they all just let out a heavy sigh hoping maybe next  time they won't release music in the same year as him. Better luck next year to the field as they won't just be competing for runner-up.


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Grahammy Nominees for Rap Album of the Year

It is finally the time of year for the biggest awards in music The Grahammy's! This week nominees for Album of the Year are announced with the winner chosen next week in addition to the winners for other categories as well. Take a listen to these great albums and maybe your favorite will be chosen for Album of The Year.

I've complied the best track from each of the nominated albums into a playlist, as well as the entire album for each Artist. These albums were chosen for the quality of the entire album from beginning to end so I highly recommend listening to the entire album if you enjoy any of the tracks in the playlist below.  Also remember to hit the Subscribe button above if you haven't already to get an email reminder when the winner is announced next week!


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Kendrick Lamar - Damn

Best Track - DNA

An album so good it can be listened to in reverse order. Like all of Kendrick's albums the planning and links between the songs leave you with new details and takeaways every time you listen to it.  

The great American flag is wrapped in drag with explosives
Compulsive disorder, sons and daughters
Barricaded blocks and borders
Look what you taught us!
It’s murder on my street, your street, back streets
— XXX

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Future - HNDRXX

Best Track - Coming Out Strong

As usual Future released a lot of music this year with this album being his finest work. It has a great flow to it and can suit whatever mood you are in.

Oh, let’s not be alone
Empty thoughts fill the room
Breathe for me and I’ll breathe for you
— Selfish

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Loyle Carner - Yesterday's Gone

Best Track - Mean it in the Morning

This debut album is incredibly impressive, it's mellow tones and heartfelt storytelling really takes you on a journey every time you listen to it. A perfect album to listen to when you are trying to relax after a long day.

It’s been a minute since I’ve been with some women
Not ‘cause they been lacking, just I’ve been lacking the feeling
I’ve been staring at the ceiling
— Damselfly

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BROCKHAMPTON - SATURATION III

Best Track - BLEACH

This is definitely an album that has a sense of joy and fun to it. A lot to like from this group as they released THREE albums this year. We will see if they can keep up the quality and quantity in 2018 as they are currently on a prolific pace. 

They gave me mood stabilizers but when I came off ‘em, I was violent
Took the drugs that I wanted which didn’t help with the voices
They just grew louder and louder
They called the people who’d just chatter and chatter
I juggle all my personalities
— SISTER/NATION

Drake - More Life

Best Track - Madiba Riddim

A surprising album from Drake as this album utilizes a different style of beats than his prior albums. It has a tropical feel to it and is best enjoyed when the weather is nice. 

 
I’ve been down so long, it look like up to me
They look up to me
I got fake people showin’ fake love to me
— Fake Love

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Wingstop & Frisk

Weekly Buzz

Last week retailer H&M got in hot water for featuring a product photo for a hoodie that read "Coolest Monkey in the Jungle" on a young black child. The juxtaposition of it next to a white child in a hoodie with "Jungle Survival Expert" on it wasn't especially helpful. The Weeknd who was a celebrity spokesperson for H&M has dropped the brand and publicly condemned them over the picture saying he was "deeply offended". Diddy has offered the model a $1 million modelling contract for his Sean Jean brand to help "put some respect on it". If The Weeknd is looking for a new clothing retailer to get behind, Abercrombie could be a good fit for him, not because they would never accidentally shoot an insensitive photo, but because they don't shoot photos of the clothes on kids for the product page of the website at all. No room for potential issues there. 

In lighter news, An aspiring rapper robbed a Wingstop last week in hopes of getting noticed by Rick Ross who owns many of the franchises. It appears that Drake got tattoos of Steph Curry and Kevin Durant's numbers on his arm. That's going to be a bit awkward next time he is chilling with LeBron or pretending to be a big Raptors fan.

Also last week Ray J has been sued for $30 million in a moped scooter lawsuit. Allegedly, Ray J said he would invest in someone's scooter business and then stole their ideas and started his own. Not the first time Ray J has gotten in bed with somebody to work on a project then it ended up releasing to their surprise and resulting in a massive lawsuit. 


New Beats
Pause - 21 Savage

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Throwback of the Week
Crank That - Soulja Boy

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Old school
Me Against The World - 2Pac

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Fun Facts

2 Chainz and Snoop are setting up a basketball game between some top rappers during the NBA All Star Weekend next month in LA.

Denzel Curry did karate for 5 years

RIP to MLK, he was a born leader
Malcolm X, Mandela, them my damn people
— Gucci Mane

Bonus

  • A Dream - Common
  • Frozen - Wu-Tang Clan
  • The Fight - Bone Thugs-n-Harmony

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K Dot x Lupe FiascNO

Weekly Buzz

Another frosty week passes and another petty jealous rapper throws jabs at the throne. This week Lupe Fiasco is upset because Kendrick Lamar's album cover for his single too closely resembles the album cover for Lupe's upcoming album. Lupe felt it necessary to take shots at Kendrick "K. Dot is not a top tier lyricist to me and my standards when it comes to punchlines and bars". That is a really great analysis of Kendrick, his punchlines in his last two albums that grappled with the issues of racial identity and systematic discrimination were not particularly hilarious. Kendrick isn't top tier in the same way Spielberg isn't top tier, because I didn't find Schindler's List, Lincoln, or The Color Purple funny. It is a well known fact that Kendrick Lamar draws most of his artistic inspiration from Lupe Fiasco's Instagram account, so it is entirely plausible that he stole the idea for the album cover from there. 


New Beats
Don't do it - N.e.r.d

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Throwback of the Week
Live Your Life - T.I.

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Old school
Simon Says - Pharoahe Monch

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Fun Facts

Childish Gambino had his second child with his girlfriend this week.

A very white man lost $3,200 on Jeopardy last week because he put a hard "r" at the end of  "Gangsta" for Coolio's classic hit Gantsta's Paradise.

I got a lot of livin’ to do before I die
And I ain’t got time to waste
— 50 Cent

Bonus

  • Facey - Yuri Joness
  • Scrolling - Dave B
  • Fuck Ugly God - Ugly God

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Bringing in the New Year

Weekly Buzz

Some of your favorite rappers really got into the Christmas spirit this year spreading cheer, both by singing loud for all to hear and through acts of charity. TI spent $20k to help moms get their Christmas gifts, and Chance the Rapper hosted a "Night at the Museum" fundraiser to help the homeless that included a performance of the Chicago Children's Choir and free tickets for underprivileged students. 

Lil Bow Wow claimed in an interview this week that he used to date Kim Kardashian before she was famous. He says he kept it hidden because he had never dated someone outside his race before. I also used to date Kim Kardashian before she was famous and I never told anyone. I didn't make it Facebook official because I wasn't ready to commit, definitely not because it isn't true and I'm making it up. Lil Bow Wow and I wouldn't lie about something like that. This is definitely not at all like that time a few months ago when he posted on Instagram a picture of a private jet but he actually in coach and got called out online by another passenger. 


New Beats
Family feud - lil wayne

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Throwback of the Week
The birds pt. 1 - the weeknd

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Old school
Don't sweat the technique - eric b & Rakim

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Fun Facts

The Migos are working on a movie and Quavo is writing the script

Rapper XXXTentacion best known for beating up his pregnant girlfriend and threatening her has been charged with 8 more felonies.

Now, in a perfect world, I probably won’t be insensitive
Cold as December, but never remember what winter did
— Kendrick Lamar

Bonus

  • Havana - Camila Cabello
  • Modern Slavery - Travis Scott & Quavo
  • On Me - Quality Control

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Week 63

Weekly Buzz

Merry Christmas, last year for Christmas I compiled all the best rap Christmas music together for this week. I won't be doing that this year as I used every song that is good. Honestly, listening to all the rap Christmas music that was out there was a harrowing experience. Without a doubt rap Christmas music is the worst type of music that exists, sleigh bells should never be used as a backing track for a rap song. The amount of forced rhymes and horrible lines are insulting to the spirit of Christmas. The worst line I was exposed to and has been haunting me for the past year I will share here because misery loves company: "Frosty the snowman, had a dick of snow, He could only fuck a bitch if her pussy was real cold". That line was created by an adult man, written down, exorbitant studio fees were paid, and at least several people gave it the okay to be released to the public. That man has been nominated for a Grammy for his other work, it is my opinion that nomination be retroactively revoked.  

Best known for being a scumbag murderer, George Zimmerman is in the news this week, after threatening Jay-Z saying that he would like to beat him up and feed him to the alligators. This was caused by Jay-Z being involved in a Travon Martin Documentary. In an attempt to stoop as low as possible he also referenced his killing of Martin in his threats toward Jay-Z: "I know how to handle people who fuck with me; I have since February 2012". That is when he murdered the unarmed teen Travon Martin. 

In a shocking move, amidst multiple sexual harassment allegations Jerry Richardson, the owner of the NFL's Carolina Panthers team, is selling the franchise. This is very surprising because normally guys who erect bronze statues of themselves turn out to be such great people; Stalin, Mao, and the list goes on.

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The promising part of this news is that Diddy has announced that he wants to buy the team which would be incredible. Richardson's share is only 40% and with Diddy earning more than any other person in music last year (despite making no music) it is not unrealistic that he could put an ownership group together. I can only imagine the spectacle of draft-day Diddy or him at the Superbowl. He is very passionate about football, having allegedly assaulted the UCLA strength and conditioning coach with a kettlebell after an incident involving his son on the team.


New Beats
Bartier Cardi - Cardi b

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Throwback of the Week
the motto - drake

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Old school
brenda's got a baby - tupac

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Fun Facts

Kendrick Lamar is going to play the College Football halftime show this year. 

The night Tupac died in Las Vegas, his fiancé Kidada Jones asked him to wear his bulletproof vest, but he told her it was too hot

Real G’s move in silence like lasagna
— Lil Wayne

Bonus

  • Boomerang - Jidenna
  • The Weekend - SZA
  • Nightgowns - Tom Misch

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