Girl Talk & Erick The Architect-Trouble In Paradise

It’s been a while since I’ve heard anything by Girl Talk. Like a lot of people, I spent a lot of hours bobbing my head to his sample-heavy beats. I didn’t get a chance to catch Silicon Valley last night, as I’m still out of town, but a new song from Girl Talk and Erick The Architect Of Flatbush Zombies closed the episode. To say … Continue reading Girl Talk & Erick The Architect-Trouble In Paradise

The Top Songs Of 2017

I think we can all agree 2017 has been a long decade. For every step forward we took over the past eight years, it seems we’ve taken 2 giant steps back since January. Fortunately, music has continued to be a kind of refuge from the harsh reality we find ourselves inhabiting, and it’s been a pretty good 12 months in that regard. There were only … Continue reading The Top Songs Of 2017

Joey Purp at Pitchfork Music Festival

Joey Purp has been not-so-quietly coming up in the Chicago rap scene for a while now. His contemporaries like Vic Mensa, Kami, and Towkio have a lot of respect for him as an artist, which is why they agreed to perform with him during his set on the blue stage on Sunday. The fun never ended for Purp, who had guys with super soakers and … Continue reading Joey Purp at Pitchfork Music Festival

Isaiah Rashad at Pitchfork Music Festival

Isaiah Rashad is one of the more overlooked artists on Top Dawg’s roster of talent. This shouldn’t be the case, because he’s as talented as anyone and a really great performer. He’s been at Pitchfork a couple times in the past, but this year he got bumped up from the blue stage to the bigger red stage so more people could catch his set. Continue reading Isaiah Rashad at Pitchfork Music Festival