EDITORIALS, MUSIC, REVIEW

King Krule’s The OOZ is a Genre-Blurring Masterpiece

In October, British singer/songwriter Archy Marshall released his second full album as King Krule. Marshall’s latest work builds on the unique, genre-bending sounds of 2013’s 6 Feet Beneath the Moon, and 2015’s A New Place to Drown (released under his own name). The OOZ, Marshall’s new album is a captivating and dark blend of trip-hop, […]

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EDITORIALS, MUSIC

Song of the week: Now by Suigeneris & Lil Skies

Suigeneris and Lil Skies just collaborated on their new single Now produced by Cito on the beat. From this tracks catchy and smooth hook to each rappers verse that shows their ability over any beat, everything comes together perfectly to create a song that seems set to be a hit. Suigeneris‘ hook on this song […]

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EDITORIALS, MUSIC

A not-so-brief history on the Ma$e vs. Cam’ron beef

Last Sunday, rappers Ma$e and Cam’ron took to Instagram to announce that they were still good and their recent beef and accompanying disses had been (apparently) just for sport. That night, however, Ma$e went on Funkmaster Flex’s Instagram and appeared to contradict that claim, alleging that he and Cam’ron were “not cool,” and that he […]

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EXPOSÉ, MUSIC

Song of the Week: Oscuridad by Jasper Bones

Jasper Bones the California based artist who recently gained a lot of recognition off of his cover videos on Twitter is back with a new original song Oscuridad. Jasper throughout the song sings of love and loneliness, often questioning if he will find someone who truly loves him. Within this track Jasper also switches from […]

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FEATURES, MUSIC

Justend releases two new heartwarming tracks

Justend, the 17 year old artist out of Long Island is back this week with two new tracks melt and back. Coming from a small town on the east side of Long Island, Justend has a unique sound that is unlike most of the music out today. These two tracks are just evidence of his […]

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ARTISTS, MUSIC

Anwar releases his relentless new track”RARRI”

St. Louis is always bringing its own flavor to the table. Without an identifiable sound, St. Louis is able to expose the world to music that is rarely comparable to anything else. This is highly exemplified in the young and talented artist, Anwar. His daunting and almost demonic sounding voice delivers a tune that can […]

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MUSIC, REVIEW

Tokio Myers Bends Classicality in “Our Generation”

2017 has been quite a year for Tokio Myers. The seasoned musician has went from touring with Kanye West to gracing TV screens across the pond as the winner of Britain’s Got Talent. Several days before then, he released “Our Generation”, an album which paints his classical music sensibilities into a sonic seascape of his own […]

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ARTISTS, MUSIC

A CXS Premier: B.O.B. – Sir Eddie C

Sir Eddie C is back with his new track B.O.B (back on my bullshit). Within this song Eddie perfectly combines  his ability create a catchy hook while still maintaining solid verses. Overall this songs beat and production make it something almost impossible not to bob your head to. So make sure to check out this […]

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ARTISTS, MUSIC

Smokepurpp is back again with 3 new tracks 

Smokepurpp the south Florida rapper who just recently signed to Travis Scott’s Cactus Jack records is back with 3 new songs, bih, drop top, and can’t pick up. After the release of his debut project deadstar, purpp has been on a hot streak performing at nearly every big event and even releasing his own video […]

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MUSIC, NEWS

Tyler the Creator & Vince Staples set to start 2018 on the road 

Tyler the Creator and Vince Staples just recently announced they will be hitting the road together in 2018. The duo, who surprisingly have not collaborated yet, are set to be shutting down shows everywhere from Vancouver to New York, and everywhere in between. With the both of them having released amazing projects this year, it […]

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ARTISTS, MUSIC, NEWS

Lil Peep has passed away at 21

Gustav Åhr, better known as escalating alternative hip hop artist Lil Peep, has passed away at the age of 21. On November 15, 2017, reports of Peep being passed out on his tour bus in Tucson, Arizona arose before a scheduled show. Adam22 of No Jumper and also close friend of Peep later shared on […]

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ART, ARTISTS, MUSIC, THINK & LEARN

How SZA Reimagines the Glory of Black Femininity

“Black Girl Magic”.  A contemporary phrase that addresses the brilliance and power that black women around the world embody, these three seemingly simple words honor the enduring trials and tribulations of being both black and female in societal structures developed by racism and patriarchal definition.  Being existentially a minority within a minority, the media ( […]

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