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The Sermon’s Curation: Best Reads of the Week (4-13 to 4-19)

The Sermon’s Curation: Best Reads of the Week (4-13 to 4-19)

Where can you find Drake, Young Thug, Vic Mensa, The-Dream, Lil Wayne, and Twista under one roof? The only correct answer is The Sermon’s Curation. For this week, some of my writing peers got The-Dream to break down his latest EP, debate Young Thug vs. Lil Wayne once again, ask for the old Vic Mensa back, and kick it with Drake. That’s not all. Scroll on and discover. What it’s like to get signed as a WWE wrestler: WWE has signed their next crop of NXT wrestlers, including one of the best in the indie circuit, Uhaa Nation. In this… continue reading

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Review: The-Dream – Crown EP

Review: The-Dream – Crown EP

Don’t call it comeback, The-Dream has been here for years. He’s just been a little overlooked in the past few years. His last body of work, IV Play, was a departure from the unbeatable tag team of Dream and Tricky Stewart, instead the former opted to handle 95% of the production. This could explain why it didn’t resonate as well as it did. Tricky is more than just a producer. He brings out the best in The-Dream. Knowing that they reunited for the Crown EP was enough to be excited about. Besides Tricky Stewart, there’s one major thing that’s associated… continue reading

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Review: Tyler, The Creator – Cherry Bomb

Review: Tyler, The Creator – Cherry Bomb

There was no reason that the Chameleon couldn’t have been the most successful villain in the Spider-Man universe. His ability to shift into whoever, wherever is a skill that should’ve been able to take down Peter. It wasn’t a perfect system, he had that unfortunate belt that was spotted several times, but there’s Doc Ock (or the countless other geniuses) to help improve. What exactly does this have to do with Tyler, The Creator, a very non-fictional rapper? Tyler attempts to pull a Chameleon — shifting his sound a lot — on his fourth studio album, Cherry Bomb, and ultimately… continue reading

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SD Interview: Rome Fortune Reveals Slipknot & Toro Y Moi Collaborations

SD Interview: Rome Fortune Reveals Slipknot & Toro Y Moi Collaborations

Rome Fortune is an artist you just gravitate toward. Looks are everything in this business, and Rome stands out. His colored beard, unique fashion style, and album covers (specifically the Beautiful Pimp series) are all examples of how he’s able to draw in the attention of outsiders. Once he reels them in, Rome can continue to impress with quality music. As he puts it, fans love consistency only if you’re giving them something different each time. Each release Rome Fortune brings falls in that category with collaboration EPs, utilizing one producer, or branching off to try a new sound. While… continue reading

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The Sermon’s Curation: Best Reads of the Week (4-6 to 4-12)

The Sermon’s Curation: Best Reads of the Week (4-6 to 4-12)

This week’s curation might as well be sponsored by Young Thug. He’s the main topic of discussion as his Carter 6 album has sparked a lot of opinion. We got three excellent pieces below. That’s not all! Picking out rappers to pull wrestling moves on, Mod Sun sits down with The STASHED, how Kid Cudi can ensure a successful next album, living without recognition (a la Wale), and more. Scroll on. What’s A King To A God? Why Drake & Kendrick Lamar Need Each Other To Succeed: The senseless Drake vs. Kendrick debate rages on every couple months across social… continue reading

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Review: Curren$y – Pilot Talk III

Review: Curren$y – Pilot Talk III

The release of Curren$y’s Pilot Talk III wasn’t like the previous installments. Currently, you can’t find the album on iTunes or in stores. It’s merely bundled into a $100 USB package via Spitta’s website that includes an assortment of things like a lookbook and some exclusive apparel (technically, he views the album as free while you pay for all those other items). For die-hard fans, this would work. The Nipsey Hussle method, but Curren$y skipped out on a step. Regardless of where you sell it, there are people who just want the album. If they can’t buy it, they’ll bootleg… continue reading

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