Songs + Samples playlist

Sampling is when an artist takes a small part of a different song and uses it in their own song. This has become a common practice in the hip hop community as many producers use a few different samples in a son...

Laid Back Classics playlist

The ‘90s were the golden era of hip hop music defined by creative instrumentals and infectious flows. Laid Back Classics is a very downtempo playlist of jazzy, conscious hip hop that was popular at the time. Ma...

You Choose the Music playlist

A couple months ago I was in the car with a couple of my friends chilling in the passenger seat. Everything was fine until one of my friends goes, “Cari, you choose the music” and hands me the aux chord. Before...

Noname: Room 25

Noname was born and raised on the South Side of Chicago in the Bronzeville neighborhood. Starting as a poet, much of Noname’s music includes the spoken word style, as well as soulful elements like piano riffs, ...

The Kooks: Let’s Go Sunshine

The Kooks have been a big name in alternative music for a long time, forming in 2004 and releasing their debut album “Inside In/Inside Out” in 2006. Their debut was an instant hit, innovative enough to bring th...

The 1975: Sincerity is Scary

Matty Healey has dismissed his sarcastic, ironic side in exchange for earnestly on The 1975’s newest single. Thankfully, "Sincerity is Scary" is a stark contrast compared to what the band has been putting out r...