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25/Sep/2017

Katy Perry

Witness
BY: Capitol Records (CAP)  /  Pop

“I created this character called Katy Perry. I didn’t want to be Katheryn Hudson. It was too scary”

June 11, 2017, by Michael Cragg In among the typical recording detritus of New York’s Jungle City Studios – boxes of foam ear plugs, rolls of tape, untouched buttons on a soundboard the size of a London studio flat – sits a Febreze candle, its lime-green wax emitting a scent like sweetened detergent. It’s the … Read More “I created this character called Katy Perry. I didn’t want to be Katheryn Hudson. It was too scary”

25/Sep/2017

Kendrick Lamar

DAMN.
BY: Top Dawg Entertainment/Aftermath Records/ Interscope Records  /  Rap & Hip-Hop

Kendrick Lamar’s ‘DAMN.’ Is Introspective And Unforgiving Review

April 17, 2017 Heard on All Things Considered by OLIVER WANG Spoiler alert: DAMN. opens with Kendrick Lamar narrating his own shooting death at the hands of a blind assailant. This seems to be a tradition amongst Los Angeles rappers: Lamar’s most obvious predecessor, Ice Cube, rapped about dying at least three times on his first two albums. The shared … Read More Kendrick Lamar’s ‘DAMN.’ Is Introspective And Unforgiving Review

25/Sep/2017

Drake

More Life
BY: Cash Money Records/Young Money Ent./Universal Rec.  /  Rap & Hip-Hop

Drake’s 15 Best Songs: Critic’s Picks

Drake fans are always wanting more. Even after releasing More Life earlier this year, demand is still high for new tunes and with any luck that wait won’t be too long, as the superstar rapper is in the midst of prepping a follow up. During his recent OVO Fest set on Toronto, Drake teased he would be returning to his beloved … Read More Drake’s 15 Best Songs: Critic’s Picks