The cruelest thing about Kanye West’s latest album is the pain of listening to it. West released “Cruel Summer” Sept. 18, and despite the hype around the album’s pre-released singles “Mercy” and “Clique,” the album didn’t live up to fans’ sky-high expectations.
Busboys & Poets is a D.C landmark that embodies the city’s artistic and political culture with by serving as a restaurant that also features poetry readings, book signings, a bookstore and film screenings. (continue reading...)
Early last month, New York rapper Asap Rocky signed a $3 million deal with Sony/RCA Records, despite having produced no previous material besides two music videos. A few days later, he released his debut mixtape, “LiveLoveA$AP.”(continue reading...)
One of the most consistently prolific and prominent rappers of recent times, emcee Freddie Gibbs, from Gary, Indiana, has released a well-crafted mixtape, “Cold Day in Hell,” on Halloween. (continue reading...)