Funk Excellence – Anderson .Paak’s ‘Oxnard’ Album

Image from xxlmag.com No other geographical reservoir in the world cultivates more sensual or saucy Funk music than the west coast, or more specifically, Los Angelos. The west coast has culled some of the most auspicious tones of Funk, Neo-Soul, and Hip-Hop throughout the twentieth and twenty-first century. During Hip-Hop’s infancy, the west coast implanted […]

Idealism – Joji’s Ballads 1 Album Review

Image from complex.com This post was published on nerdyscoop.com George Miller is an eccentric figure in the vast space of the internet. Standing in the middle of popular scoffing and unconditional attention, Miller has managed to juggle between his celebrity status and personal livelihood. Following his endeavors since my early high school days, it’s difficult […]

Neptune Lagoon – Ella Mae and 2Late

Image from 2late1.bandcamp.com With all the stereotyping stipulated on SoundCloud’s internet presence, the website itself is an essential platform for the evolution of music itself. Musicians without the right connections or platforms now have a chance to shine their talent in the market that keeps changing. From sprung up one-hit wonders and consistent sounds from […]

Flaunting Recollection – Pharrell’s In My Mind Album

Image from playthishiphop.com Hearing those classic chords for the first time as a young, petulant kid was something I’ll never forget. Between 2005-2006, YouTube was still in its infancy and music was held under the responsibility of television/radio media and illegal downloads. In a dark-lit room right before the strike of sunrise, the glow of […]

Melody Behind The Meaning – Noname’s ‘Room 25’ Album

Image from stereogum.com This post was published on nerdyscoop.com In recent years, Fatimah Nyeema Warner known by her current artist persona as Noname has been active in the advancing the Chicago Rap scene over the past couple of years. As the vocal bodies of Trap and Drill music have been reverberating throughout Chicago, Chance The […]