Scorpion is Another Great Example of Why Drake is a Walking Contradiction

By Jeff Porter “Fuck that I gotta up the ante, California girls, sweeter than pieces of candy.” Ok, Drake, what the fuck is this line? California girls sweeter than pieces of candy? Only Drake can get away with a line like this. Only Drake. “Head on a swivel, I could shoot but I could never … More Scorpion is Another Great Example of Why Drake is a Walking Contradiction

Remembering Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter III 10 Years Later

By Jeff Porter It was the summer of 2008, and I was on the verge of turning 16 years old. My only interests at this time were summer hockey workouts, woods parties (remember those?) and Lil Wayne. Like a young child awaiting his gifts on Christmas morning, I eagerly waited months upon months until Tha … More Remembering Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter III 10 Years Later

Royce Da 5’9’s ‘Book of Ryan’ is a Creative Masterpiece

By Jeff Porter 2018 has been a pretty damn good year thus far for hip-hop music. We’ve gotten some incredible projects from the likes of Evidence, Dave East, Skyzoo, Elzhi, EarthGang, Anoyd, Roc Marciano, Apathy, Styles P, Flatbush Zombies, J. Cole, Rae Sremmurd, Marlon Craft and many more. All of the aforementioned albums/mixtapes are enjoyable … More Royce Da 5’9’s ‘Book of Ryan’ is a Creative Masterpiece

Coachella 2018 Recap: Dust, Drones and Great Headliners

By Jeff Porter I woke up Friday morning, April 13, 2018, in Los Angeles. The weather was perfect, and I was fully prepared to brave the three-hour drive to Palm Springs, where I’d spend my next three nights in the gloriously overpriced, understaffed ACE Hotel for weekend one of COACHELLA 2018. Upon arriving at the … More Coachella 2018 Recap: Dust, Drones and Great Headliners

Showtime’s Word is Bond Documentary is Incredible and Here’s Why

By Jeff Porter I’ll admit it, I’m a big Showtime guy. Billions, Ray Donovan, Californication, The Chi, and Shameless are some really dope shows. And Word is Bond – a relatively new Showtime hip hop documentary – is fucking incredible. Okay, that trailer isn’t all too revealing. You might be thinking this documentary is a couple of interviews with old, really stoned … More Showtime’s Word is Bond Documentary is Incredible and Here’s Why