The album does not feel like it was devised for the Hot 100 charts or to satisfy some TikTok craze, but rather was Rod divulging his own truth…. however painful it may be.
With samples from iconic artists like Outkast and the Notorious B.I.G and features from some of R&B and hip hop’s biggest and quickest-rising stars– including 6lack, Ari Lenox and Lucky Daye– “Kiki” is the perfect blend of old and new, an ode to the soulful music that raised her told through the bright eyes of a youthful, up-and-coming star.
Everyone wants PARTYNEXTDOOR to push himself musically, but the question remains, is that what Party wants for himself?
With the help of Latin legends like Daddy Yankee and Anuel AA, the 20-track project is an unpredictable exploration of love and loss delivered through a combination of trap rap and reggaeton.
While staying informed and being socially responsible is imperative in a situation like this one, it is not everything. Sometimes, you will need a break from the bad news. The Hurricane is here to help.
An email sent by organizers promised ticket holders admission to 2021 or 2022 events, an exclusive extra performance at the next festival, discounts on merchandise and a slew of other benefits outlined in the official email below. One word, however, was missing from the email that has many fans upset– “refund.”
What makes Denzel Curry and Kenny Beats’ newest project so special is that it’s an example of what hip-hop needs right now: pure unfiltered creativity between artists and producers.
With no features, the singer is chartering his own path in creating sounds that transcend stereotypical, constricting notions of what music black individuals are expected to make.
Surprising yet heartwarming, the audience was overwhelmingly young teenagers, many accompanied by parents who joined their eager children in waiting in line hours before doors opened.
Whether the genre of choice is R&B, hiphop or pop– whether the occasion calls for a an anxiety-ridden love confession or an intimate night with your long-term lover– “Lez fall in love & get it on” has something for everyone.
While Black History surely extends far beyond this short, fifteen-song playlist, celebrating black artists at the top of their game, black artists looking to uplift and empower their community and historic songs integral to the black experience is a great place to start.