Where we’re at in music now, it’s difficult to tell what’s what. What sticks? What’s popular? What’ll be a classic? What’s good? What’s bad? It seems that there are more opportunities than ever in music, but what’s what? And in following that thought, I can’t help but wonder, has music always felt this way? While I can’t answer that, these thoughts came to mind after hearing Sharon Van Etten’s “Seventeen.” I was trying to figure out what it was, and in the best possible way it felt recognizable. Felt as though I was intended to hear it.
So here it is for you:
Between the short film “Everything’s For Sale” and the album itself, Boogie is further proving that he is amongst one of the most relevant and thoughtful hip-hop artists today. The short film peers into various themes found throughout the album, and serves as an emotional precursor to the album.
Here’s a track I’ve been listening to all week. You can also find it on Spotify.