Andre 3000

Album of the Week: On Assume Form (2019 LP), James Blake employs a grander palette

January 22, 2019

James Blake has long stood as a unique and talented artist within his own niche of alternative electronic music, with a formidable knack for contemporary hip hop inspired soundscapes as well as the ability to craft twinkling ballads of melancholy. The two sides to his talent occasionally have crossed paths previously (his remix of ‘Timeless’ […]

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Album Review: Kanye West – The Life of Pablo (2016 LP)

February 15, 2016

First off, who is this Pablo to whom Kanye West refers with his album title, The Life of Pablo? Picasso? Neruda? Escobar? Is he inexplicably trying to revive Petey Pablo’s career? Referencing Radiohead’s classic debut? Maybe he is likening himself San Pablo (St. Paul), another biblical reference following the religious megalomania of Yeezus. Most likely […]

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Erykah Badu and Andre 3000 team up for “Hello”

November 27, 2015

The supreme Erykah Badu has released yet another song about telephones, this time calling upon the free-flowing Andre 3000 to lace the sparkling neo-soul number with both an opening rap and a melodic harmony. “Hello”, which samples “Hello It’s Me” by the great The Isley Brothers, features the former lovers crooning over a breezy production […]

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