Music

YG

YG’s music video for “Why You Always Hatin?”, a single off his sophomore album Still Brazy is, in a word, lavish. The first 40 seconds have the rapper casually hop out of a helicopter and hop into a red Mercedes.

M.I.A.

What’s certain is that there is nothing here even remotely comparable to her ceiling-shattering single “Paper Planes” or the unforgettable “Bad Girls.”

Sampha

A feature spot ‘Blood on Me’ is not.

NOSELL

The album is a continuation of what Travis has always done; it’s like he just changed clothes and invented a new gang sign.

Wilco

At its purest, ‘Schmilco’ is 12 tracks of calm sentiment.

NOSELL

Trading much of their indie charm in exchange for wider appeal, the sound of Signs of Light is a surprisingly accurate reflection of TH&TH’s move to Warner Bros.

NOSELL

This Gavin is more upbeat, less angsty and a lot more bubbly.

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Throughout ‘Splendor & Misery,’ the essence of Diggs’s lyrical style remains, but the abrasive instrumentals make the listening experience a strenuous one.

NOSELL

Despite the vivacity of distinctive songs, there’s hardly any distinction in sound from one song to the next.

Young Thug

Curated nonsense is rap music that intentionally doesn’t make conventional sense.