MEMORIES DON'T DIE feels like it fell to the problem most artists face going into their sophomore albums. What do you talk about after you've put your entire life's experiences into your debut? It's a difficult problem and one that Tory Lanez was unable to solve, resulting in a largely unmemorable album, despite the immense amount of musical talent he possesses.
The New Toronto 2 and Chixtape 4 are the exact follow ups I was looking for. He's a legit dual threat and he does it better than most others out there. I'm convinced; Tory Lanez is the real deal.
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We're back discussing Tekashi 6ix9ine's worsening legal situation, upcoming documentaries about Don Cornelius and Michael Jackson, 'Tory Lanez vs Everybody', and the latest albums from Future, James Blake, Toro y Moi, Maggie Rogers, and Boogie.
This week I'm talking about the latest from Brittany Howard, Lil Peep, FKA Twigs, Earl Sweatshirt, and more. Let me know if you agree/disagree, what you're currently listening to, and if there's anything I missed that I should check out.
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We're back catching up about what's new in the art world, discussing whether the "Coachelification" of Art Basel is a good thing, and Baltimore Museum of Art's pledge to purchase art solely from women in 2020. Then we catch up about Kanye West and Jesus Is King, Joker, the Martin Scorsese and Disney+ controversies, and recent album drops.