Tyga: ‘I’m So Raw’

🔊💜Today, May 16, 2010, Tyga released ‘I’m So Raw,’ from his “Fan of a Fan” mixtape with Chris Brown. The song samples ‘So Appalled’ by Kanye West, Jay-Z, RZA, Swizz Beatz, CyHi The Prynce, and Pusha-T. The song by Tyga is laced with pop culture references, confidence, and sex appeal.

HomageCollage: Drake, “More Life”

🔊💜Today, March 18, 2017, Drake released his mixtape, “More Life.” The album clearly gave life, peaking at no. 1 on the US Billboard 200, and no. 2 on the UK Official Albums Chart. Drake tapped Quavo and Travis Scott for features on his ‘Portland’ single—produced by Cubeatz, and Murda Beatz. Now, for his famous ‘FakeContinue reading “HomageCollage: Drake, “More Life””

Rest in Paradise: Bankroll Fresh

🔊🙏🏾Today, March 4, 2016, Bankroll Fresh passed away from gunshot wounds in Atlanta, Georgia. For his 2015 ‘Live Yo Life’ single, production by a The Democratz, he sampled Lisa Fischer’s classic soul single ‘How Can I Ease the Pain.’ The song comes from the eponymous studio album from Bankroll Fresh. Three tracks from this albumContinue reading “Rest in Paradise: Bankroll Fresh”