ANDERSON .PAAK – “OXNARD” FIRST IMPRESSIONS REVIEW

Anderson .Paak is an upcoming artist who released one of my personal favorite R&B/Rap albums, Malibu, in 2016. Now that he’s finally released his follow-up album Oxnard, a collaboration with Dr. Dre, he’s officially in the big leagues. It’s been getting hype from tons of musical collaborators, but does it live up to it? Let’s find out. Track 1 – The Chase Such a strong start. … Continue reading ANDERSON .PAAK – “OXNARD” FIRST IMPRESSIONS REVIEW

PREDICTION: Toy Story 4 is going to be dramatically WORSE than the other Toy Stories

Earlier today, the world was taken by storm with a Pokémon live-action Ryan Reynolds kids-and-nerds buddy detective film trailer, the unsurprising yet devastating death of comic book visionary Stan Lee, and finally… the teaser trailer for the fourth Toy Story. This movie has had a ton of hype behind it. With this decade’s revolution of ever-incompassing social media, it seems like the eleven-year excitement between … Continue reading PREDICTION: Toy Story 4 is going to be dramatically WORSE than the other Toy Stories

REVIEW: Atlanta S2E1 is nothing new–– and that’s a good thing.

Atlanta S2E1 is nothing new–– and that’s a good thing… for now at least. This is a first impressions review of the Atlanta S2 premiere. A few minutes ago, I finished watching Atlanta’s first episode of its second season. What I thought about it? Well, it wasn’t shockingly bad or shockingly good, it’s what you’d expect, but let’s talk about it anyways. Atlanta is an … Continue reading REVIEW: Atlanta S2E1 is nothing new–– and that’s a good thing.

How Anderson .Paak Defies Spotify, and How He Talks About Definition

My favorite hip-hop/RNB artist, hands down, is Anderson .Paak, all because of his totally chill, irresistibly smooth, yet still pop-y album Malibu. This album was, IMO, the most deserved winner of any of the Grammies last year. If you want a critical score of it, popular website Metacritic gave it an 85%. That’s pretty damn high. It’s an album that’s really conscious of the roots of … Continue reading How Anderson .Paak Defies Spotify, and How He Talks About Definition

Is Coldplay Dead?

On Wednesday night, I went to Coldplay’s A Head Full of Dreams tour at Levi’s Stadium because they’re one of my favorite bands. But whenever I bring up the topic of Coldplay to anyone else, the usual response is a laugh. Why is this? Coldplay’s been going for a long time. Since their debut album, Parachutes, they’ve been around for over 17 years… and they’re … Continue reading Is Coldplay Dead?