Drake is one of those artists that puts out such an amount of music that it can be hard to just keep up with him, and the fact that he is constantly adjusting styles and directions makes him the living manifestation of a shuffle button. You never know what you’re going to get, which always leaves us excited for new releases.

 

However, the first track, God’s Plan, from his newest two-song release that goes by the name Scary Hours, is regretfully predictable and unexciting. Sure, it bangs, but Drake has put himself into a position where we expect bold decision-making with every release, especially after a long hiatus, and God’s Plan is clearly lacking.

 

Thankfully, the second song on the project, Diplomatic Immunity is a refreshingly lyrical exhibition of bars reminiscent of a Drake we haven’t heard since Nothing Was The Same – my unpopular choice for his best ever album. It’s aggressive and cocky and everything we love about a Drake, and has an edge that he’s out to once again prove something. Hopefully that means a project is in the works and that it’s leaning towards the styling of Diplomatic Immunity and not of God’s Plan.  

INTERVIEW WITH SECK

Capturing the visual stories of a creative Renaissance is no small feat. But for SECK - an emerging authority in bringing to screens the visual identity of Nashville’s explosive hip-hop scene - it’s a fluid, constant process.

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INTERVIEW WITH MOISE

'Much of Postcards I Forgot to Send are little messages from my perspective out to the world, each one feeling like a postcard from a different time and place.' 

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INTERVIEW WITH MARQUES MARTIN

'I can't tell you what to expect my next song to sound like, but you can always count on me getting better' 

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INTERVIEW WITH FLWR CHYLD

En route towards a new EP, we spoke with him on Atlanta, unearthing the city’s musical soul, and ushering in a musical future that transcends the labels he so defies and outwardly despises. 

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[LATEST]

Reflection

 

Kojey Radical | Cashmere Tears 1-Year Anniversary

Electro R&B

 

Galimatias | Renaissance Boy

R&B

 

Yours Truly Jai | Monarch

Fluid Soul

 

Flwr Chyld | Flow

Hip-Hop

 

Jyou | Emotional Summer

Hip-Hop

 

Villeboy Rand | E.A.$.T.

[DAILY FOCUS]

Indie-Soul

Cautious Clay | Agreeable

Neo-Soul

Marlounsly | Lie Again

Hip-Hop

Dave B. | Dance On Me

Hip-Hop

Malik Elijah | Human

R&B

Devin Morrison | Kiss

Neo-Soul

Masego | Passport

Hip-Hop

MFnMelo | MF DOOM

Neo-Soul

Aaron Taylor | Flowers

Neo-Soul

KAMAUU | Mango

[2019  IN REVIEW]

 

Smino | 2019's

Best Artist

 

2019's Best Albums

 

2019's Best Artists

 

YBN Cordae | 2019's Best

New Artist 

 

Revenge of the Dreamers lll | 2019's Album of the Year

 

2019's Best New Artists

[SERIES]

[NEW IN HIP-HOP]

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Dave B. | Dance On Me 

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Malik Elijah | Human 

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MFnMelo | MF DOOM (visuals) 

[NEW IN R&B]

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Devin Morrison | Kiss 

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HXRY | safe2say 

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Yours Truly Jai | Monarch 

[NEW IN NEO-SOUL]

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Cautious Clay | Agreeable 

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Marlounsly | Lie Again 

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Masego | Passport 

[NEW IN ACOUSTIC]

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Treasure | Remember Me 

Frank Ocean | Cayendo \ Dear April 

Adekunle Gold | Young Love

[NEW IN MELLOW POP]

Still Woozy | BS 

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Billy Lemos | Different World 

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Sonn | These Days 

[NEW in AFRO-FUSION]

Juls | Blessed 

Juls | Happy Place 

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Adekunle Gold | Something Different 

[NEW IN ELECTRONIC]

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Sonn | Something, Safe 

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KAYTRANADA | Look Easy 

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Duñe x Crayon | Hundred Fifty Roses 

[FROM THE VAULT]

[PLAYLISTS]

Nashville

Pre-Summer Poetry

Coolin' @ the Crib

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