Moondog, Moondog

By Rolands Lauzums, Staff Writer Each week, Sunday School takes a second look at a classic album worth revisiting years after its release. EMMIE staff handpick releases that shaped a genre, defined a generation or deserve recognition despite being left in the distance. Keep up with Sunday School for your weekly dose of dusted-off classics and throwbacks that merit a second spin. Moondog, Moondog Release … Continue reading Moondog, Moondog

Mudboy, Sheck Wes

By Daniel Winogradoff, Albums Editor SCORE: 8.3 In late February, Harlem’s self-proclaimed renaissance man Sheck Wes said in an interview, “I’m a mudboy. I came from the mud, oozed out the concrete. I’m not a rose. I’m a mudboy, I came from nothing.” This mantra, this self-bestowed label is all you need to know about Sheck Wes and his music; everything is raw. Life, in … Continue reading Mudboy, Sheck Wes

Judy at Carnegie Hall, Judy Garland

By Benny Koziol, Staff Writer Each week, Sunday School takes a second look at a classic album worth revisiting years after its release. EMMIE staff handpick releases that shaped a genre, defined a generation or deserve recognition despite being left in the distance. Keep up with Sunday School for your weekly dose of dusted-off classics and throwbacks that merit a second spin. Judy at Carnegie … Continue reading Judy at Carnegie Hall, Judy Garland

iridescence, BROCKHAMPTON

By Rishabh Kishore, Staff Writer SCORE: 8.3 BROCKHAMPTON did it again. It has been an interesting year for the boy band. After releasing the third and final part of the SATURATION trilogy, BROCKHAMPTON took off on tour and, consequently, promised another album. The boy band is an absolute powerhouse; the group has released four albums in the span of eighteen months with each album showcasing … Continue reading iridescence, BROCKHAMPTON

East Atlanta Love Letter, 6LACK

By Daniel Winogradoff, Albums Editor SCORE: 7.7 As we approach the 10th anniversary of Kanye West’s tragic-rooted experiment– the dimly lit 808s & Heartbreak – we reach for an understanding of its innumerable influence. As a case study, 808s earthed the contemporary iciness of the R&B-Hip Hop fusion we see today. Without 808s, there is no Bryson Tiller, no Travis Scott, no Lil Uzi Vert, … Continue reading East Atlanta Love Letter, 6LACK