The Wildebeest. Posts

May 3, 2019 /

Modern life sucks, and Bodega is just calling it as they see it.

Bodega is a Brooklyn (cuz, of course) punk-pop quintet made up of singers Ben Hozie and Nikki Belfiglio, bassist Heather Elle, guitarist Madison Velding-VanDam and drummer Montana Simone, who released their debut, Endless Scroll, last year.

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April 26, 2019 /

Sometimes I sit back and wonder if the rapper Rakim was an English major in a past life…you know, without the pretentiousness, the laziness, or the bullshit (oh, how we bullshit!).

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April 19, 2019 /

You ever listen to an album 3 times in a row then realize that it’s what’s been missing in your life?

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April 12, 2019 /

There’s a peculiar sample which pops up at various points on Veteran, second full-length by indie rapper JPEGMAFIA.

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March 29, 2019 /

“And that was…Knowledge of self! (Determination)”

In 1998 hip-hop was in an odd place. The music was fully entrenched in the blingy mindset, with cash, women, and very expensive things all over the place.

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March 22, 2019 /

My goodness, King Krule has GOT to be hiding a 55-year old crooner in his basement, man!

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March 15, 2019 /

You may be wondering how to pronounce the name of Latyrx, the pairing of Bay Area emcees Lateef the Truth Speaker and Lyrics Born.

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March 7, 2019 /

From front to back, Mac DeMarco‘s 2014 record Salad Days is pleasant. It’s a freewheeling and mellow album, with jams that feel like a reassuring breeze on a summer day.

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February 22, 2019 /

When it comes to my range of knowledge of The Killers, I know this: I’ve heard “Mr.

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February 14, 2019 /

Tupac Shakur is a monolithic figure, and one of the most well-known rappers ever. A dude revered for not just for his music, but his intelligence, charisma, and outspoken personality.

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