Album Review: Julien Baker – Little Oblivions

By Jonah Krueger, News Editor
[Matador; 2021]
Rating: 7/10
Key tracks: “Heatwave”, “Ringside”, “Song in E”
Is anyone else so ruined by internet culture that the opening organ chords to “Hardline” immediately bring Travis Scott’s “Sicko Mode” to mind? Just me? 

Album Review: Quavo – QUAVO HUNCHO

By Kwase Lane, Contributor [Quality Control; 2018] Rating: 3/10 Key Tracks: “FUCK 12”, “RERUN”, “LOST” On his debut solo album, QUAVO HUNCHO, Quavo leaves his compatriots behind in order to prove he is a competent stag artist. However, the Atlanta icon has managed to prove the opposite. Instead of distancing himself from the sound that…

Album Review: Lil Wayne – Tha Carter V

By Tarein Phillips, Contributor [Young Money; 2018] Rating: 7.5/10 Key Tracks: “Let It Fly”, “Mona Lisa”, “Used 2” Following a lengthy legal battle with business partner and close friend Birdman, the process of releasing Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter V for the past four years has been difficult. With constant pushbacks of the release date, fake tracklists…

Album Review: Travis Scott – Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight

By Gabe Dooley, Contributor [Epic; 2016] Rating: 6/10 Key Tracks: “sdp interlude,” “outside,” “goosebumps” Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight is Travis Scott’s follow up to his largely successful studio debut, Rodeo, which thrived off of its innovations in beat production and songwriting. Moving onto his sophomore record, Travis seems to be taking a darker, more gothic…