“Life of the party/always get it started” – 7/50, SNDTRK ’18

KeKe Palmer has taken the road less traveled in her career. While many hypothesized she would be the next Angela Bassett, Palmer decided she wanted to have fun before getting an Oscar; or — a Razzie. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xgo7SDyFqvc That fun includes co-starring on Lee Daniels’ musical drama Star. It is here that “Bossy” took form. The […]

“I’m the black JB the way these b****** scream” – 8/50, SNDTRK ’18

The only song I voluntarily enjoyed from Tyga was “Rack City.” Other than that he’s basically more of a hip-hop punchline than actual artist. However his return from Kardashian land seemed to free him of any writer’s block as he and and my favorite Migos dropped “Taste.” It possess my favorite loop of the year.  […]

“‘Click clack pa pa’/who yo man now” – 11/50, SNDTRK ’18

Gucci makes his first of two appearances on this list with the sleeper hit from his El Gato: The Human Glacier that dropped early this year. “Peepin’ out the Blinds” is the easy boast drippin of Gucci’s trap roots. Bombastic ad-libs and threats of violence reminds us he birthed all these kids.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJ3S4r8kM1o