There’s a dry, sneaky humor in releasing KOD on April 20, the unofficial holiday dedicated to marijuana, especially as J. Cole names weed as one of the vices in the outro to the title track “KOD.”
Many performers are USC students studying at the Thornton School of Music.
It was this semester at USC that I made the transition — from podcast connoisseur to podcaster. I still continue to talk and write about podcasts all the time (this column is a good example), but I finally found myself behind the mic this semester.
In just four months, 2018 has already seen a spate of excellent album releases.
While Cabello’s album proved to be a surprisingly successful comeback after leaving Fifth Harmony, her solo performing still needs improvement.
It was far from the best concert of Nehru’s burgeoning career, but still showcased him as a talented, renaissance MC driven by a hunger to out rap the best of them.
Invasion of Privacy is a solid album, with no filler tracks clogging the tracklist.
Now, when I go home, I look forward to eating the Indian dishes my mom makes, and helping her cook them.
It was an exciting night with a variety of sounds and styles and a whole lot of love for the Bay Area showcased on the mainstage, with all three artists having ties to the region.
With a sensual, edgy sound reminiscent of a mix of Lorde and Halsey, Kiyoko’s sound occupies a space between pop and R&B with a dash of angst.