2017 was an absolutely unbelievable year for rap and music in general. We saw stellar releases from Kendrick Lamar, Vince Stapes, Tyler the Creator and Joey Bada$$. My one critique is that despite rap being on amazing form, R&B matched it and maybe even beat it. SZA, Miguel and Daniel Caesar all brought out great albums. It’s still relatively early in the year, but could we be looking at 2018 being raps biggest year yet? Continue reading “Will 2018 Be Raps Biggest Year Yet?”
After a remarkable 2017, BROCKHAMPTON now have plenty of songs in their back catalogue, but which one is the best of the lot? It’s time for the top 10 songs of the world’s favourite boyband. Continue reading “Top 10 BROCKHAMPTON songs”
BROCKHAMPTON are a boyband from Los Angeles, California who have gained widespread acclaim in 2017 thanks to this trilogy of albums, something Kevin Abstract is coining as the ‘Saturation Era’ and the reason for this title is simple; BROCKHAMPTON are here to saturate the rap game and make it literally impossible to ignore them. This is a review of the trilogy and the impact it has had on the genre as a whole. Continue reading “BROCKHAMPTON: Saturation Trilogy Review”
You’ve seen Liam’s list, now it is time for Ellis’ top 20 albums of 2017. I have listened to over 150 albums this year so narrowing this down to just 20 has been immensely difficult but what can be taken away from this list is just how phenomenal a year 2017 has been musically.
The album is part rap, part jazz, part indie pop, part love ballad. There’s so much going on in his work, it’s really unique and pretty crazy.