Tune In: REASON Steps Sideways, Dinner Party & Mac DeMarco Update Recent Albums

ALBUMS REASON — New Beginnings After making waves with an enthralling debut album, expectations were high coming into REASON’s first album as a TDE signee. But New Beginnings falls short of the bar he set on There You Have It. And while it’s clear he still has the ability to portray emotions in a raw fashion, that skill is muddled with lower-effort tracks and sub-par production … Continue reading Tune In: REASON Steps Sideways, Dinner Party & Mac DeMarco Update Recent Albums

Tune in Tuesdays: J. Cole Challenges Logic’s Crown and Olu Spreads the Soul

J. Cole — Lewis Street J. Cole’s in a tough spot these days. With a fanbase that exceeds the quality of output he’s produced in the past few years — his solo work, that is, he’s stuck between hip-hop legends and those vying to make it there. “Lewis Street” feels like another step, but not necessarily in a direction as enchanting as anything he put out in … Continue reading Tune in Tuesdays: J. Cole Challenges Logic’s Crown and Olu Spreads the Soul