Tagged: Jay-Z

Beyoncé's "Crazy in Love"

“Crazy in Love” by Beyoncé (ft. Jay-Z)

The presentation of “Crazy in Love”, audio wise, may have been revolutionary to the point that before being picked up by Beyoncé, other parties that co-producer Rich Harrison played it for weren’t at all...

2019

“2019” by Rod Wave

Rod Wave is what we often refer to as an emo vocalist – sort of a dying breed in the present hip-hop landscape. And what that designation means is that his songs tend to be...

The Story of O.J.

“The Story of O.J.” by Jay-Z

Jay-Z’s “The Story of O.J.” is named after O.J. Simpson, a former African-American football star who became a lot more famous, or rather let’s say infamous after being accused of murder in 1994.  Jay-Z...

D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)

“D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)” by Jay-Z

There was a juncture in the history of rap music, i.e. the era in which this “D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)” was released, that auto-tune was being relied on so heavily some listeners started having...