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The Strokes return with a triumphant album. (Courtesy of Facebook)

The Strokes Rise From the Ashes on “The New Abnormal”

April 22, 2020

With this in mind, hopefully “The New Abnormal” becomes the new normal for The Strokes.

PARTYNEXTDOOR released his latest album

PARTYNEXTDOOR Steps Out Of The Shadows on “PARTYMOBILE”

April 15, 2020

The album was far from bad, but at the same time was not reflexive of what PARTYNEXTDOOR fans know he is capable of, but at the least, it was a far jump from his previous work, “P3.”

22Gz dropped his latest album

22Gz Shows the Depths of Brooklyn’s Talent on “Growth & Development”

April 15, 2020

22Gz is one of the most talented artists in Brooklyn’s ecology, and it has taken him some time to beat the odds that have held back his success, but those seem minuscule compared to the victories on “Growth & Development.”

Jay Electronica released his debut studio album. (Courtesy of Facebook)

Jay Electronica Comes to Full Fruiton on “A Written Testimony”

March 25, 2020

He did the unthinkable, not only by finally dropping an album, but having a debut record with Jay-Z, something that is completely unheard of in hip-hop.

Lil Uzi Vert returns with his widely-anticipated album,

Leaks and Labels Can’t Hold Lil Uzi Vert Back: “Eternal Atake” Is a Thundering Victory

March 11, 2020

The record is intimate, versatile and intriguing, all while exceeding impossible expectations.

Upcoming Brooklyn drill rapper Pop Smoke tragically passed away this past month. (Courtesy of Facebook)

A King Denied His Kingdom: Rest In Peace Pop Smoke

March 4, 2020

Gone but never forgotten, rest in peace to the Brooklyn icon Pop Smoke.

Mac Miller’s Backstroke of Ingenuity: “Circles”

January 29, 2020

Mac Miller was the songbird of a majority of my generation’s lives, and I would never reject a chance to listen to his last tune.

Mavi recently released his debut LP

Letting the Sun Talk: An Interview with Mavi

January 22, 2020

Mavi makes the type of music you have to read to comprehend, and he doesn’t intend on changing that.

FKA twigs performed in Brooklyn. (Sam Hadelman/The Fordham Ram)

FKA Twigs Dazzles Audience at Kings Theater

December 4, 2019

Her performance was by far one of the best I have ever seen — the disbelief of what I had just witnessed followed me all the way home. 

FKA Twigs is an avant-pop star. (Courtesy of Facebook)

FKA Twigs Ascends on “Magdalene”

November 13, 2019

In a year of historic comebacks, from Vampire Weekend to Kanye West, FKA Twigs leads the pack with her mystifying second LP, “Magdalene.” FKA Twigs has a tendency to cause a stir whenever she drops...

The Maddeningly Mystical Genius of “The Lighthouse”

November 6, 2019

Editor’s note: Spoiler warning. When someone told me the best movie of the year was a 35mm black-and-white film detailing the complicated relationship of two men in a lighthouse, I thought they wer...

Rex Orange County meets expectations on his new LP. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Rex Orange County’s Lilting Layers Wash Over “Pony”

October 30, 2019

This LP, therefore, raises a very important question: can Rex Orange County carry a full project withstanding the burning eyes of mainstream attention?

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