Finding Poetry in Today’s Hip Hop Music


Sometimes on my journey for new music I get so wrapped up in just finding a new sound that I sometimes overlook songs that deserve my attention. But there comes a time when a dry spell hits, Satch knows, and you have to revisit some of music that you slid through when you first heard it. I had one of those situations happen to me after I listened to Ab-Soul’s Control System album. My taste of music today is a bit different from what it was maybe like 7 years ago. I was definitely heavily into Nas, Common, Talib Kweli, and all of the lyricists. Somewhere along Continue reading

Ab-Soul – Control System Review

Soulo Ho3 (feat. Jhene Aiko)
It took a few listens for me to grasp onto this one. 3 good verses for Soul and this one packs a flux of energy, I like the chorus – that’s where it lies. If you heard his previous tapes, you can see the growth. He manages to speak on that and drop some clever lines here and there. Almost all choruses Jhene Aiko does with TDE complement the track nicely and the streak continues on this one, she has a nice tone. Soulo Soulo Soulo Continue reading