In Steady Curation: From Texas, With Love

Since moving to the Lone Star Republic, life has been busy. Really busy. It's fair to say that I underestimated the intensity of graduate school and have only recently been calming from my whirlwind of learning. My intellectual trial-by-fire and the drastic change of schedule jolted me from my routines, many of which included this blog. … Continue reading In Steady Curation: From Texas, With Love

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Rotate These Windy City Artists

If there is one fact few can deny, it's that Chicago's hip-hop scene is killing it at the moment. The city of course has been a mainstay for hip-hop's most prominent artists for several decades now, but the last five years have achieved new heights. The Windy City has always channeled hip-hop's inner soul, with Common Sense's … Continue reading Rotate These Windy City Artists

2015: The Year’s Most Rotated Joints

Finally.  As I belatedly promised on my last post, I wanted to share my top five albums of 2015.  It was a solid year, with a range of quality listens from Grande Marshall to Omen.  Did I fail to include some amazing mainstream gems, including To Pimp A Butterfly? Absolutely.  However, my year-end round-up aims … Continue reading 2015: The Year’s Most Rotated Joints