An Appreciation of St. Vincent’s Guitar Skills

Classical mythology is malleable. Take the origin Athena. Was it Prometheus, Ares, or Hephaestus who cleaved open Zeus’s head, thus allowing the patron goddess Athens and future inventor the flute to spring forth? As usual, it depends on who’s telling the tale. Annie Clark, best known as the rock musician …

Eminem Is Taking On Donald Trump, But Does It Matter?

Last night’s BET Hip Hop Awards freestyle wasn’t the first time Eminem has raked Donald Trump over the coals — between a guest verse on a Big Sean cut earlier this year and the aptly named “Campaign Speech” released late election season last year, it’s long been evident that the …

Trey LA Drops Epic Hit – "When The Kids Are Gone"

Fast rising African HipHop Mcee from Accra, arguable one the best rappers in Ghana veers into another genre to make a smash hit.The song titled “When the kids are gone” produced by Tombeatz undoubtedly reflects Trey’s versatility,maturity and depth in music.It is a fun song for family makers.This is the …

How Much Higher Can St. Vincent Climb?

The evolution St. Vincent over the last decade can best be described as a congealing. Most musicians’ careers undergo a coming-together, in which their artistic identities become more and more defined as they gain popularity and success with each record cycle. But the guitarist and songwriter born Annie Clark has …

Kelela Is R&B’s Futurist

Kelela makes music that lives in intersections: Sometimes she sounds like ’90s R&B, sometimes she veers progressively electronic, but it all blends together into an amorphous, exciting new form sound. It makes perfect sense when you hear it but feels slippery when you try to pin it to any specific …