Did Cardi B live up to the hype, a trio of perfect albums, and getting stuck in the streaming matrix
We’re back and we finally got Cardi B’s long anticipated debut album. We discuss our thoughts about the project and whether or not we believe it lived up to the immense hype and talk whether Nicki Minaj was being petty for starting her rollout right after it’s release. We also talk about Apple Music removing the ability to download music and the increasing hold streaming services are having on people, if we think Coachella has become too mainstream and started to plateau, and our first 5 star album ratings of 2018 from Young Fathers, The Weeknd, and Saba – among other things. Check the full episode out above and tell us your thoughts, comments, and questions about the topics in the episode.
00:01:02 – Is Nicki Minaj being petty or is it just competition?
00:16:41 – Apple Music, Spotify, and Tidal have you locked in the system
00:24:21 – 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
00:27:13 – JaVale McGee, a secretly dope producer?
00:30:55 – Has Coachella plateaued and become too mainstream?
00:38:42 – Did Cardi B’s debut live up to, exceed, or disappoint our expectations?
00:55:15 – Rich The Kid with a better trap album than Culture II
01:00:28 – Young Fathers, The Weeknd, and Saba – our first 5 star ratings of the year
01:21:20– Is Drake’s new single kinda trash?
01:28:42 – New and upcoming album releases
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