New College & “The 305” connecting the coasts of the Florida rap game

New College & “The 305” connecting the coasts of the Florida rap game

*Editor’s note: The author hosted CONCERT SUR LA BAY and FREESTYLE/FLOETRY/F*CKERY PCP with performers SDotBraddy, Yoshi Thompkins and Sekajipo present.*     Hip-hop may have been declared the most popular music genre of 2017 by Billboard, but its popularity in...
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What you gon’ bump to?

What you gon’ bump to?

BY BREE NIEVES, MILES ITON AND NOAH BASLAW   Computer Luv – Ravyn Lenae + Steve Lacey (Crush EP) Ravyn Lenae is an 18-year-old Chicago native. She has been kicking it in the music scene for the past couple of...
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III Points: a review and recap of Miami’s premiere music festival

III Points: a review and recap of Miami’s premiere music festival

Miami’s III Points music, arts and technology festival sold out at its Wynwood venue on the weekend of Oct. 13, delivering three days of eclectic but approachable electronic music, hip-hop and undefinable art. Now in its fifth year, the festival...
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Songs you should hear: World Peace

In the wake of so much tragedy happening throughout the world, it might be nice to think about the good that can exist in the world. These selections reflect artists in search for world peace and love.   “Imagine” by...
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Which up-and-coming artist may be in your class?

Which up-and-coming artist may be in your class?

  In the days of The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd and Madonna, music may have been far more difficult to distribute and make accessible to the masses. With the myriad of online platforms,  including SoundCloud — which is now nearing...
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New Gorillaz album released after 7 years of silence

New Gorillaz album released after 7 years of silence

  Gorillaz’ new album is an apocalyptic dance-party playlist inspired by the catastrophic doomsday reality we are now experiencing caused by the new presidency. “Humanz (Deluxe)” runs 26 tracks, six of which are interludes less than a minute in leng...
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Damn: Kendrick Lamar’s mom-approved album

Damn: Kendrick Lamar’s mom-approved album

Kendrick Lamar’s mom said this was her son’s best album yet, and I am hardpressed to disagree with that. Damn. came to me in the late night during a thesis crunch at Starbucks. I subscribe to all the major streaming...
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Taking ‘A Seat at the Table’ with the latest from Solange Knowles

Like Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly and Kanye West’s Yeezus, Solange Knowles’s latest album is another recent release centered on black consciousness and molded by the current day struggles of racism, police brutality and remaining carefree in a sy...
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Songs you should hear (summer edition)

Songs you should hear (summer edition)

BY CAITLYN RALPH AND JASMINE RESPESS “The Five Of Us Are Dying” – My Chemical Romance “The Five Of Us Are Dying” is the original demo of My Chemical Romance’s classic track “Welcome To The Black Parade.” Beginning with a...
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New songs you should hear

  BY CAITLYN RALPH AND JASMINE RESPESS A lot happens in the music world between the Tangent’s bi-weekly production schedule. While Caitlyn and Jasmine would love to cover it all, they can’t – so, instead, we had them choose their...
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