Half professional writer, half personal trainer. Dallas based and currently writing inside of a Big Tuck street anthem for the last 16 months. Your favorite artist’s least favorite writer. Really into the “Pusha T or GTFO” genre as of late. I’m here to slander. The writer formerly known as Diet L. Walton. Believe it or not, but I only started writing so that I could argue with you.
For the expanded Wu universe to have existed at all, the noticeable missteps of Tical had to come first.
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Smith's 'Lost & Found' is not perfect, but its imperfections are captivating.
Authentic battle rap will never fully converge with its mainstream depictions because to do so would compromise its best qualities.
Just as there is a worst Daniel Day-Lewis movie and worst type of pizza, there is a worst Kanye West album.
The youth is in danger.
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If you don't understand why Kanye West is Taco Bell, we can't be friends.
The Chicago rapper has the talent, and now the label backing, to develop into a truly remarkable artist.
The R&B industry is littered with money grabs and squandered potential. Not Jorja Smith.
Kendrick Lamar took home the gramophone, but the nominations proved there can be more than one winner.
With 'Dedication 6' coming soon, we revisit what the mixtape series has meant to Weezy F. Baby.
Earl's album taught me that sometimes you just need to know that someone else is there in the darkness with you.
Artists no longer need you to love their music forever—just until they release their next project.
Offset hasn’t just proven he can handle himself away from Migos; he’s proven he’s a force to be reckoned with.
How much is hip-hop culture truly willing to understand and change in order to fight Trump?
Yes, this is exactly what you think it’s going to be.
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True to the album's title, Macklemore's newest full-length album sans Ryan Lewis heads down divergent paths.
For the last 10 years, Kanye’s career has been defined by internal madness; “Everything I Am” was his final moment of clarity.
The best teams always have a few guys willing to sacrifice for the greater good; rap groups must follow this blueprint.
Desiigner’s career has been defined by pure chaos, and it’s made his future the most unpredictable in rap.
OutKast’s third studio album was timeless, unique, and, looking back, one of the most important albums in hip-hop history.
From Ludacris to Will Smith, these are the most absurd rapper movie roles ever.
Imperfection is important. It's our blueprint for progress.