Category Archives: Fresh

Video: Radiohead – “Lotus Flower”

Radiohead don’t follow the crowd. You’re supposed to announce an album’s title and release date well ahead of its actual appearance on the shelves, then drop a few singles and give the same answers to the same questions for every … Continue reading

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XV – “Smallville” (prod. by J. Cole)

A very welcome surprise. Two of the hottest up and comers collaborating on a very nice track. J. Cole’s beats might get as much attention as his verses in the near future. It only seems right. Cole told MTV: “This is what … Continue reading

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Lupe Fiasco – “Words I Never Said” ft Skylar Grey

Wow. Lupe had some things to get off his chest. He vents about the War on Terror, the US education system, the economy, the media, Obama – he’s not holding anything back. If more artists used the platform they’ve been given … Continue reading

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Dr. Dre – “I Need A Doctor” ft Eminem & Skylar Grey

The second single from the mythical Detox. After this and “Kush” I’m adjusting my expectations for Detox. I don’t think it will be a bad album – far from it – but Dre’s sound just doesn’t have the same revolutionary … Continue reading

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Adele – “Rolling in the Deep” (Jamie xx Remix) ft Childish Gambino

I loved Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep” as soon as I heard it. The xx’s Jamie stripped it down and furnished it with some steel drums and synths for a very different, yet still great, remix. Donald Glover, aka Childish … Continue reading

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DJ Premier – “JJ Beat”

Before My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy came out I was desperately waiting for the collaboration between DJ Premier and Kanye. Ultimately it never made the cut after Kanye changed the direction of the album, the final product was so good I … Continue reading

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Rihanna – “S&M” remix f J. Cole

Not one of Cole’s best verses but he does exactly what he needs to on a song like this. Hopefully some more of this type of thing will raise his profile a little and we can get that album sooner … Continue reading

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