Steven Louis takes a look at A$AP Rocky's 'TESTING.'
Rocky's latest leaves a ghostwriter desired.
Chris Inoa is the Eastbay Catalog Killa “Multiply” was Rocky reintroducing himself to those of us who forgot about him while he was making dirty looking Jeremy Scott sneakers and being engaged to former America’s Next Top Model judges. Before the ball dropped in Times Square, just a few train stops uptown, Harlem neighbors were threatening […]
One of the more preposterous arguments in favor of Kendrick’s “i,” was that the notion of self-love was inherently radical. And by definition of hating it, you were somehow against a positive affirmation of self and not a corny and cynical Grammy and licensing grab to out-Mackle Macklemore. As though self-esteem and motivation hasn’t been […]
Deen is too clean to be a fashion killa Oh shit! ASAP Rocky back – and he’s in a foul mood. As a member of the peanut gallery put it, “King Hypebeast is here to get hypebeasts outta the paint for the 99 and 2 thou!” Its been a minute since we heard anything substantial […]
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Abe Beame does not tread lightly. With Trap Lord, Darold Ferguson Jr. introduces some much needed chaos to the A$AP universe. It’s bizarre, ugly and fascinating at every turn, fronted by an emotive wild card with a wildly malleable flow. The first member of the A$AP Mob to drop a solo record is able to […]
Lords Never Worry finally drops, boasting the least Jewish name for a rap record since Nigga Please. I am of the Semitic mindset that worrying is often a supremely effective artistic technique. It forces you to quit or improve. But rap and writing are wholly different entities. Drake is the most neurotic rapper of all-time […]