The Chainsmokers are actually really good

Almost all ‘hot takes’ on the music-duo have been pretty much entirely exhausted, except for “the chainsmokers are geniuses and their music is the second-coming of Michael Jackson and Prince”.  This take does not exist unfortunately, but if someone creates such an emphatic piece, I am totally down to read that piece and have a…

In Conversation (with Will Fischer): ‘Lil Yachty is the 2016 Nas’

Editor’s Note: Stop taking rap so seriously.  Here’s a conversation between my good friend, Will Fischer, and I about Lil Yachty’s recent comments about Notorious BIG & Tupac, as well as a conversation on the basic landscape of music today.   In a recent interview with Billboard, Lil Yachty said that he couldn’t name five…

Update.

Just an update on the site, it’s still up and running (obviously, since you’re on it), I just have not updated it recently. As some may know, I recently took a music contributor job at a start up company, so that has taken up some of my time. I’m working on something really cool for…

27 best Kanye tweets

I made this article about 6 months ago, here’s to the greatest artist/tweeter/rapper of all time.   27) “I’m sorry Taylor.” — September 4th, 2011. —> This one is self-explanatory but I am glad they made up.   26)” I would like to publicly apologize to Beck, I’m sorry Beck.” — February 26th, 2015 —> This…

8 Artists about to Blow

These are the 8 Rappers, I believe will have the greatest endings to 2016, as well as, the greatest starts to 2017.  Some of those on the list will be less-known artists, breaking into the underground/mainstream scene.  Others on the list will be artists that just broke into the mainstream scene on a national level.  Here’s…

Any Given Wednesday with Bill Simmons

The show is one of the first of it’s kind.  Bill Simmons successfully launched the online publication of “Grantland” in 2011, as well as co-founding the critically-acclaimed ESPN documentary series “30 for 30”.  He left the company in an abrupt exit in 2015, and started a new online publication “The Ringer”, which launched earlier this…