Culture, Music

Is Nicki’s Reign Over?

Remy Ma and Nicki Minaj had social media in flames this weekend as their feud finally came to a head. Both rappers have have thrown shots at each other, never confirming or denying any issues when directly asked in interviews. That all changed this weekend when Gucci Mane dropped "Make Love" featuring a Nicki Minaj verse that possibly took direct shots…read more
Music

The Time Is Now for 5am

With the global success of Migos, it’s becoming more evident that there is some credible talent coming out of North Atlanta. Myself, being born and raised in the SWATS, the Northside was never really acknowledged. 5AM and his team are changing that.

At first it was discouraging, reppin’ the Northside, cause nobody was really doing it before. Then it also gave us hope like, it’s ok to be different. That’s why my team is called 78 East. We represent the home team.”

When the loosie ‘New Diddy’ was released, it gained momentum with over 100k plays on Soundcloud & now with the recent re-release of ‘Euphoria‘ , 5AM really has some jams on this project.  The opener, ‘In a Minute’ is a modern, more wavy interpretation of Mike Jones’s sentiments on ‘Back Then‘. ‘Catching Vibes’ reminds me of a perfect summers night at the now closed Department Store, where 5AM used to perform before it was shut down. read more

Music

Album Review: Matt Martians ‘The Drum Chord Theory’

The Internet's Matt Martians' released his debut solo LP, The Drum Chord Theory, the first of the highly anticipated solo projects from each member of the group, The Internet. If I can speak candidly, I haven't been this enamored with an album since Solange dropped A Seat at The Table. Granted, its January. Perhaps too early to prematurely throw out album of…read more