Nevertheless, beyond the individual nuances of this album, Big Fish Theory marks a larger moment in this decade of hip hop.
Luckily, “Glow”’s authentic portrayal of the ‘80s evokes the decade’s social and aesthetic atmosphere well enough that it’s neither too simplistic nor over-the-top.
In just under 20 songs, Chon proved that lyrics are far from necessary to bring out the characteristic emotion and energy in a live rock show to phenomenal results.
She admits that writing “Hunger,” revealing her vulnerabilities, made the process much more difficult than her previous work.
If "Crack-Up" is any indication of what’s to come, we should take as much as we can get.
Arteta’s film is a cathartic lampooning of the evidently dominant political ideology in America today, but the film doesn’t reach the heights of the best social satires.
Tóibín’s newest book, “The House of Names,” is an abrupt shift in tone and time; he has jumped from the contemporary to the ancient, from recent history to myth itself.
If there’s something you’d like to try, give it a shot and don’t look back; that’s what this city is all about.
SZA’s sophomore album Ctrl shows off her range as an artist and perhaps even surpasses the existing expectations the hip-hop/R&B community had for the album.