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My Most Played Albums of January

We are one month into the new year and we’ve seen a consistent flow of new music. For me, I am still stuck on a couple of projects from last year that has high replay value for me. That’s something rare for an artist to do these days. Most focus on having singles that land at the top of the charts instead of an album that does. There are a few artists that do still care about putting out solid projects and I’m here for that. So here are some of the projects that are still in heavy rotation for me as we close out January.  If you haven’t given these projects a listen hopefully you go back and really check them out.Continue Reading

The Hip-Hop/Country X-Crossover

Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” wasn’t the first time Hip-Hop infiltrated Country music. Back in 2004, Nelly released his single ‘Over and Over’ featuring Tim McGraw. Then in 2017 Young Thug released his country-rap album Beautiful Thugger Girls. Each of these three had different reactions in the music industry but “Old Town Road” was the first single that made it on the Billboard Country charts. Just a week after it entered the charts it was removed because it “lacked elements that today’s country music contained.” Nevertheless, the impact of the song has sparked conversations of rather or not artists who aren’t country artists could ever crossover and be accepted into its ranks. Today we will be looking at these songs that managed to fuse the best of hip-hop and country together. It’s a rare occasion, but when it happened it was something quite interesting.Continue Reading