Come to think of it, I might not be showing enough love to Camila Cabello in this segment; after all, she has an excellent track record as a pop star. I have been playing “My Oh My” — in fact, the whole of Romance — for a couple months now, and I was champing...Continue reading
If I can make a wish about this playlist, then I’m hoping that the elated mood that took hold of me while I was making it will permeate your spaces. It came from artists like 2 Chainz, Dave, Giggs and Octavian that recently put out compelling projects. It came from the ever-addictive vibes from...Continue reading
So I’ve happily picked the short straw to drive you into the weekend 😀. This month has been a glorious one for me and the ‘Smoke and Mirrors‘ series. And I’m intent on keeping up the momentum as we edge closer to the one-year anniversary — yes, it’s been that long! If you’ve enjoyed...Continue reading
Do you remember a certain Kanye West video that played like an elaborate Balmain campaign? Product placement in videos isn’t nothing new and it actually makes financial sense. That doesn’t preclude the powers that be to make a good video. And Travis Scott shows you how it should be done with “Can’t Say”. The...Continue reading
Don’t sleep on Chromeo. The guys have been bringing on the funk and good vibes for what seems like an eternity and this is no different. Other people you shouldn’t sleep on — and the homie Sen went at length as to why — are in here as well. So without further ado…...
Before we get going, here’s a little motivation for a change. By his latest album (ISM this year), dancehall legend Mr Vegas had endeavored on an introspective and reflective spiritual journey. It has led him to favor classic reggae sonics to further/better express his views and newfound perspectives. “Wake Up”, the third track of...Continue reading
Just as I was gushing about my early candidate for hip-hop album of the year, here comes an early contender for music video of the year. There’s a lot to like in this Unlimited LA’s treatment of Olamide’s much maligned (yet ubiquitous) hit single, “Science Student.” Starting with the overarching message…...