It is important to mention that for each track discussed in this review, one must assume that the beat is a good one. The production on this album, mainly handled by Prince himself, is brilliant almost all the way through...
Set Off Reviews
What a night to close off 2013! Last weekend, we had to throw another Set Off Party!, following our amazing Launch Party in August. This time round it may of been cold outside, but it was still another it was a dripping sweat box inside the club. A night of performances to start off with, then a huge DJ line up causing major havoc on the dance floor. Shapes were cut up, bottles emptied up - basically we got turnt up!
It was perhaps a credit to the smooth operation of the Tuborg and Somersby-serving bars that contributed to my amnesia of most of Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z’s headliner ‘Legends Of The Summer’ performance.
Was it a coincidence that Kanye West’s latest LP was released just a few days after his first child with reality TV star Kim Kardashian or was it another meticulously planned publicity stunt to add to Mr West’s nearing-deity like status as a musical performer?
So it's been about a week since Roc Nation's J. Cole brought us his sophomore album, 'Born Sinner'. A more hard hitting and thoughtful offering this time, not saying that the first one wasn't but Cole explores his preoccupations with writing album worthy and commercial material across some tracks.