By Jordan Look Although the subject matter is heavy as H.E.R. pleads with her significant other to “let her in” on the 3rd track on her self-named 2017 album, she doesn’t go the expected route. While some would think this subject matter would call for a sad, melodic tone, she comes strong with a background […]
By Trent McRae “London’s Finest,” the new single from House of Pharaohs, is the result of a recent collaboration with Nike Sportswear. The new track comes only a month after the London-based group’s last single, “Zay”, and about half a year since their first premier project, “Real Faces.” Unlike previous projects, which subscribed to more […]
By Noah McCarty Making its rerecorded debut on “Twin Peaks: the Return,” this Chromatics track embodies the band’s trademark sweet-but-somber synth-pop style. Topped with longing, atmospheric vocals, “Shadow” is a shining example of why, 16 years after the band’s start, Chromatics is still worthy of our attention.
KCOU General Manager Pierce Porterfield and DJ Alaina Curran met with A.CHAL Aug. 26, delving into the R&B artist’s songwriting technique, his new album “ON GAZ” and his plans for future music. “If I wasn’t an artist, I would probably only have one picture of myself,” A.CHAL said about his social media presence. View the […]
By Ryan Groom B. Cool-Aid, the sun-dried LA duo consisting of beat maker Ahwlee and rapper Pink Siifu, recently dropped a new EP called “BRWN.” Strapped with sounds that range from D’Angelo to Outkast, this hazy release stands out among the sea of main-stream hip-hop. One track in particular, called “holditin|out,” displays Siifus’ incredible ability […]
By Ethan Brown For the first time in U.S. history, hip-hop is the most popular genre in the country. But that’s already in jeopardy as artists like XXXTentacion stake their claim while leaving bruises on women in “black and blue, purple, every color under the rainbow.” This haunting description is one of many included in […]
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