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Track Review: Hitmaka “Thot Box (Remix) [feat. Young M.A, Dreezy, Mulatto, DreamDoll, Chinese Kitty]”

The original version of Hitmaka’s “Thot Box”, came out as just another bland posse cut by a pack of A-list male rappers whose techniques and wordplay overshadowed by its exuding stench of objectification and misogyny. Two months later, the remix that enlists Chinese Kitty, DreamDoll, Mulatto, Dreezy and Young M.A completely rejuvenated the track, reaching […]

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Track Review: Jessie Reyez & 6LACK “IMPORTED”

Jessie Reyez’s voice especially does wonder when pushed to the edge. The Toronto singer/songwriter broke through the scene with her blunt, cheeky lyricism and a raspy voice capable of tearing apart every bit of reserved pretensions. “IMPORTED”, Reyez’s duet with 6LACK, finds her borrowing a fling to remedy a relationship that got stuck. Built up […]

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Track Review: Gunna “SKYBOX”

Is Gunna finally having his artistic breakthrough on his upcoming album “WUNNA”? Infamously dependent on long-term collaborators/producers such as Wheezy and Turbo, the Atalanta crooner rapper switches beat to his tour DJ, Taurus, on the lead single “SKYBOX” and trades in for an ever-so-animated performance. The glazed guitar plucking sounds exude a metallic sparkling, dripping […]

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Track Review: Róisín Murphy “Murphy’s Law”

What is with love’s obsession with inevitability? Róisín Murphy finds old flames inescapable on “Murphy’s Law”, another release on a hot streak with producer Richard Barratt. It pushes her into more of a pop realm with an immaculate groove that swirls around an imaginary dance floor where love just could be reignited. Unlike the dangerously […]