J. Cole – 2014 Forest Hills Drive (album snippets)

Came across this link today. From the snippets this sounds like something extremely special, peep

What Albums Are We Looking Forward to Hearing For the Rest of the Year??

So I’m having trouble keeping up with what albums are due out for the rest of the year and when they come out. So I’m pretty much putting together this list as something to reference when I get ready to fiend for some new music. These are all of the albums that I can list right now and feel free to add to the list because lord knows my memory is not what it used to be. Album of the year lists will be interesting that’s for sure.
Clear Soul Forces – Gold PP7’s (September 17)
Drake – Nothing Was The Same (September 24)
Danny Brown – Old (September 30)
Vic Mensa – INNANETAPE (September 30)
DOM Kennedy – Get Home Safely (October 1)
Oddisee – The Beauty In All (including free mixtape “Tangible Dream) (October 1)
Nipsey Hussle – Crenshaw (October 8)
Black Milk – No Poison, No Paradise (October 15)
JMSN – †Pllajé† (November 5)
Gerald Walker – Target (Sometime this year)
Chuck Inglish – Converitbles (Maybe this year or maybe never)
Schoolboy Q – OxyMoron (shiiiit who knows)

The First Time I Heard “Lovin It” by Little Brother

This was truly a pivotal moment in my hip hop listening life. I was in my freshman or sophomore year of college and was starting to really search for different types of music. This came out of a lack of interest in the music that they were playing on the radio at the time. I had a friend at the time who’s views of the world were a bit radical, straight up rebellion. One night he invited me to a meeting on campus for this organization that was supposed to support different forms of North Carolina hip hop. I was skeptic at first because it was a small organization and they held their meetings late at night, but I said Continue reading

Next Up, I Believe That’s (NOT!) Me……..A$AP Rocky

So I’m sitting at work taking my lunch break, eatin this rabbit food, simply because the cafe food taste like dog shit. I got the earbuds in and got this LiveLoveA$AP album playing. I get to thinking that whenever I listen to this album that I only listen to 3 songs (Peso, Bass, & Wassup). Then I start to think about the hype that people put around certain artist and all of a sudden I blurted out “this album is a#%”. For those who think that I’m just ‘hating’ I’m not going Continue reading