Jessie Reyez : The Real Thing

he first time I heard about Jessie Reyez, the Canadian singer by way of Toronto singer, was ironically enough not through her music. A friend of mine had sent me a short film she created “Gatekeeper” that tackled misogyny and sexism in the music industry.

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“I’m In a Space Where I Can Just Create Now So I Definitely Think The Music Will Reflect That” The Rise Of Kaiydo

first learned of Orlando bred rapper Kaiydo from Pigeon and Planes Daily Discovery feature and was immediately impressed with the young rapper’s flow and delivery on his two debut singles “Red Freestyle” and “Arcade”, the latter of which found Kaiydo rapping over a Sampha sample. Even more impressive was the fact that he was a…

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When Life Gives You Resitance, Grab a Pepsi

On Tuesday , Pepsi, released an ad starring Kendall Jenner as “the white savior” this generation sorely needs with a conceit that was as stupid as it was implausible: The way to achieve peace was by drinking a Pepsi.” The two and a half minute “short film” features shots of diverse (well dressed) people marching…

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A Night With King Push

t’s been almost 15 years since Pusha T (formerly of the duo Clipse) told the world and every unsuspecting rapper that may have been listening that he wasn’t one of them on the very straightforward tilted song “I’m Not you”.If you were to wake me up from a deep slumber I could still recite the…

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SHUT UP MR. WEST

nless you’re a hypebeast or a stan it’s safe to say that most fans have a love-hate relationship with Kanye. He’s the poster child for trying to separate an artist’s music from his the shit he says and does in their regular life. At his core, Kanye West is a walking contradiction. It’s a description…

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Blank Face LP Review

y the time Schoolboy Q’s latest cd was released last week Friday I had actively avoided listening to music since the start of the week.In a span of four days two innocent men had been killed by police officers and a lone gunman executed seven innocent officers. Listening to Lil Uzi’s “ Too Much Sauce”…

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