I never got to wish you all a great new year, so allow me to do it with this fourth edition of the “Chill Fi Life” series. I hope that, like me, you’ve started 2022 at a blazing pace, and by now you are finding it hard to keep up with the momentum. This is...Continue reading
Category: The Sandbox
Summer vibe 1
I thought the title of the playlist and — just for good measure — its first track would explain everything I wanted to convey with it. But I was “persuaded” to provide a descriptive intro to “Summer vibe 1”. So, this one is for the chill days in the summer, when you are not doing...
Chill Fi Life, Vol. 3
Steady minds easily get through the daily grind, don’t they? Well, this playlist should help you maintain the proper disposition for the laborous weekdays. Whether you need to drown out the humdrum noise, to decompress, or to boost those neurons during an intense work session, “Chill Fi Life” — the third edition — will meet...Continue reading
Lil West Mix
As a way of introducing myself to you on The Buck Stop platform, allow me to drop my first playlist of pure West Coast rap. Enjoy my “Lil West Mix”, and let us look forward to more!
The Best FIFA Songs Since 1998
From the first FIFA video game with a soundtrack back in 1998 to this very day, I am sharing here some of the best songs year in and year out. We all have a favorite track no matter the year and I hope yours will pop up while listening to this. I applaud the amazing...Continue reading
B L A C K
So there’s an idea we had a few years ago. We thought about pooling songs about the black experience and sequence them into a story. As with most audacious ideas that require extensive research, it got back-burnered. Last year, with the heavy media attention on black matters, it felt like the proper moment to revisit...Continue reading
Chill Fi Life, Vol. 2
I have had a few more flights since I got the idea to make a playlist inspired by lo-fi music — and Chillhop releases. In the previous volume of this burgeoning “Chill Fi Life” series, I was focused on making a great selection of instrumental music to enhance a smooth flight experience — or make...
Just Some Rap Kickin’ 3
I didn’t foresee going almost a year before revisiting this concept! The good news is that we’re two away from making it a segment on its own. The greater news is that the fourth edition is weeks away. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves — especially when I laced something special in my opinion....Continue reading
Chill Fi Life, Vol. 1
I have to take you back a few months to set the mood for this one. I was about to hop on a plane; it was the most opportune time for me to finally go through a Chillhop Music compilation and see what it was all about. It was one of the most relaxing journey...Continue reading
Ici c’est PARIS !!!
Paris Saint-Germain ! Le Parc des Princes ! You cannot dissociate that environment with the Phil Collins and Genesis influence. From there, an ongoing history of music inspired by the French club has been unfolding. It established the Parisian club as a hype and lit brand on the music scene. Enjoy these few PSG-inspired songs...