The Wildebeest. Posts

January 24, 2020 /

“Some are ready for action. Some are not.”

Leave it up to Ka to craft the soundtrack to the coldest winter ever.

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January 16, 2020 /
January 9, 2020 /

You ever see the 1973 B-movie classic, The Harder They Come? Think Scarface, but set in Jamaica and set in the reggae business with ganja as the drug of choice.

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December 13, 2019 /

End of the year, end of the decade (or is that 2021?), and DJ Shadow is right on the nose about our modern day in his new record, Our Pathetic Age.

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December 6, 2019 /

Last week was the 25th anniversary of My Life, the breakthrough second record from legendary R&B songstress Mary J.

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November 15, 2019 /

Steve Lacy is doing the absolute most on Apollo XXI, my word!

Singer, songwriter, producer, and guitarist Steve Lacy is a young LA artist with immense musical talent.

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October 25, 2019 /

Bruh, WC has been in the cut for a minute!

There’s something about Los Angeles gangsta rap in that brief, but extremely innovative period after N.W.A.

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October 4, 2019 /

A small, good thing today? Discovering Jay Som.

I’m captivated by Anak Ko, the latest record by California indie artist Melina Duterte, AKA Jay Som, who has been making waves since 2016 for her dreamy mix of pop, rock, and R&B.

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September 27, 2019 /

What strikes me about Take Me Apart, the debut LP of D.C. R&B artist Kelela, is just how much it simmers.

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September 19, 2019 /

I’ve been meaning to say on here for a very long time, but lemme get it off my chest right now: Gary Numan‘s “Cars” is not only a classic, but one of the greatest songs of all time.

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