SZA Captures The Ups And Downs Of (Not)Having CTRL On Debut Album 

“That is my greatest fear. That if, if I lost control.Or did not have control, things would just, you know. I would be fatal…”  The opening lines from SZA’s LONG (emphasis on long) awaited debut album ctrl come from her mother sharing her idea of control and you’re instantly met with a sense of familiarity… Read More SZA Captures The Ups And Downs Of (Not)Having CTRL On Debut Album 

Travis Scott’s Sophomore Album ‘Birds in the Trap’ Dropping Later Today 

This is not a drill people! The excruciatingly long wait for Travis Scott’s  sophomore effort Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight will drop exclusively on Apple Music.  Tune into La Flame’s Beats 1 radio show .wav today at 12 pm (9 am for the people on the West Coast) to catch the world premiere of the… Read More Travis Scott’s Sophomore Album ‘Birds in the Trap’ Dropping Later Today 

Desiigner Is Finding His Sound On Debut Mixtape ‘New English’

At 19 years old Sidney Royel Selby III better known as Desiigner exploded on to the scene with a single that would reach number one on Billboard and bring his chaotic style to the forefront of hip hop. “Panda” quickly became popular because it’s the type of track that needs to be played multiple times to… Read More Desiigner Is Finding His Sound On Debut Mixtape ‘New English’

John Glass Rihleases His Thoughts on Rihanna’s ANTI Delay

View this post on Instagram phuck wit nuno A post shared by badgalriri (@badgalriri) on Dec 9, 2014 at 1:03pm PST When Rihanna rih-posted a teaser of a song called “Kiss It Better” 55 weeks ago it instantly drew me deeper into the R8 era. Rih’s dreamy vocals, that electric guitar, the 80s new wave… Read More John Glass Rihleases His Thoughts on Rihanna’s ANTI Delay

Do Your Research Before Tinashe Releases Her Debut Album “Aquarius”

If “2 On” is the first track you heard from insanely dope artist Tinashe then you may need to “Do your research”. Tinashe has been creating amazing mixtapes in her bedroom since 2012 and before we get to hear her debut album “Aquarius” lets take it back to a couple of gems from Tinashe’s catalog.… Read More Do Your Research Before Tinashe Releases Her Debut Album “Aquarius”

If You Haven’t Heard Days Before Rodeo Yet…

If you haven’t heard “Days Before Rodeo” yet than you need to remove yourself from whatever boulder you’re currently residing under ASAP! “Days Before Rodeo” is rapper  Travis Scott’s second mixtape and I had some hesitation on listening to it at first since I haven’t listened to his first mixtape “Owl Pharaoh” enough to have… Read More If You Haven’t Heard Days Before Rodeo Yet…