Review: Lil Wayne’s “Tha Carter V” Does His Legacy Justice

There’s a special ambiance that permeates the air whenever Lil Wayne drops a Carter project. It’s a remarkable occasion seeing that none of the projects hold a classic album distinction in the traditional sense. But that’s because Lil Wayne doesn’t adhere to any traditional rap guidelines. His place in Hip Hop’s pantheon can be difficult… Read More Review: Lil Wayne’s “Tha Carter V” Does His Legacy Justice

Review: Robert Glasper Experiment yields results at Royce Hall

“Any jazz lovers out there?” keyboardist Robert Glasper asked the crowd at UCLA’s Royce Hall Thursday night, which prompted an eruption of applause. “We’re going to play a little something for ya’ll,” he continued, dipping his voice into the mock-serious rumble of a late night lounge act. Glasper false-started a few recognizable jazz standards as he… Read More Review: Robert Glasper Experiment yields results at Royce Hall