The Viberant team all had the honour of travelling to Manchester to witness Kendrick Lamar on one of his earliest stages of his European DAMN Tour, did it live up to the expectations everyone had set?
Fresh off his Grammy domination, Kendrick Lamar has announced that the 9th of February will be the release of The Black Panther Soundtrack, and what an absolutely star studded lineup it is, but what does it mean for music? Will it be great?
Kendrick Lamar is one of the true modern day enigmas and moguls in the music industry. With three critically acclaimed studio albums to his name and a whole host of awards too, this is my personal favourite 10 songs K-Dot has ever blessed us with, from turn up anthems to conscious masterpieces.
Every year, hip-hop publication XXL produce a list of 10 of the biggest up-and-comers in the rap genre; the staple figures they deem to be the flag bearers of a new era of rap music. Ever since it’s induction in 2007 fans have eagerly awaited the artists selected as the “Leaders of the New School” as XXL themselves put it in their first edition. Here we will look at some of the best cases of these covers, mainly the artists who have gone on to live up to their hype and beyond, but also the very worst cases, those who faded into irrelevancy not too long after their cover appearance. Continue reading “The XXL Freshman List: Best and Worst Cases”