One thing about Brasstracks is that he can make a collaboration with just about anyone and it's a guaranteed hit. But you don't really need me to tell you that, ask his Grammy awards for songs like Chance The Rapper's "No Problems" or Harry Styles' "Watermelon Sugar." He's collabed with big names across all genres like Anderson .Paak, Khalid, and Mac Miller, and his recent singles are no exception.
Keep ReadingShow less
Music Features

Larry King's Best Hip-Hop Interviews

Larry King interviewed countless rappers throughout his career, but these few stood above the pack

Mac Miller and Larry King

While Larry King admitted on several occasions that he "didn't appreciate Hip-Hop," the legendary interviewer opened up his show to a plethora of rap stars beginning in 2014.

His lack of appreciation wasn't malicious in the slightest. Raised on the sounds of Frank Sinatra and jazz, Larry King merely didn't understand the genre. But with each interview he strove to educate not only the public about Hip-Hop's cultural power, but himself. He often was hyper-focused on the lack of gay rappers within the industry, as well as the genre's use of the N-word, and asked about it unflinchingly.

Keep ReadingShow less

Fred The Godson

Photo by MediaPunch/Shutterstock

Fred the Godson (born Fredrick Thomas), a beloved south Bronx rapper, has died at age 35 from COVID-19 complications.

As recently as Wednesday, The Source reported that Thomas was in intensive care and had experienced a fever has high as 105 degrees. Despite this, his heart and vital signs were supposedly showing improvement, though his kidney function was severely impacted by the virus. The MC had a history of asthma that put him at high risk of severe coronavirus.

Keep ReadingShow less
Film Reviews

Yes, Pete Davidson Talks About Ariana Grande in His New Netflix Special

In Pete Davidson: Alive From New York, the SNL cast member handles controversial topics well...for the most part.


Since diving into the world of stand-up as a teenager, Pete Davidson's comedy has often hinged on touchy subject matter.

Keep ReadingShow less
Music Features

Why Do Pop's Most Successful Women Still Live in the Shadows of Their Exes?

Halsey clapped back at a concert-goer who kept yelling the name of her famous ex-boyfriend, but it shouldn't have happened in the first place.

hoto by Image Press Agency/NurPhoto/Shutterstock

Whether its her evocative lyricism or unfiltered tweets, Halsey is widely known for her openness on her mental health issues and her personal life.

Keep ReadingShow less

Mac Miller's Drug Dealer's Arrest Reminds Us Just How Dangerous Fentanyl Is

We all miss Mac Miller, and it's heartbreaking to know that his death could've been prevented.

There's a running theme among celebrity deaths that have occurred over the past few years: fentanyl.

Keep ReadingShow less