Hip-hop superstars are taking unprecedented heat from opposite corners: J. Cole for being overly mature, Kanye West for reaching new and offensive levels of crazy.
Criticisms directed at North Carolina’s J. Cole can be dismissed as the pompous and misguided idiocy of younger rappers like Lil Pump, whose barely bearable “Gucci Gang” hit speaks volumes about his judgment. Granted, Cole’s fifth album KOD — which may variously be interpreted as Kids on Drugs, King OverDosed and Kill Our Demons — is not as politically savvy as last year’s 4 Your Eyez Only, but its thoughtful meditations on addiction make those who chide him for being too serious and, at 33, too old, look like fools. Continue Reading…
Slick Rick Honored With Induction Into Bronx Walk Of Fame
The legendary Slick Rick has solidified a place in Bronx history.
If there’s one hip-hop trio that would survive the apocalypse, it’d be Migos
In the superlatives section of the 2018 Hip-Hop Yearbook, Migos would win Most Likely to Survive an Earth-Rending Apocalyptic Event. After all, if they can endure the spectacular rise and cataclysmic collapse of dabbing, they can make it through anything. Continue Reading…
Lil Wayne Issues An Apology to His Fans For Backing Out of His Rolling Loud Performance