Top Ten Hip Hop Albums of 2017

Top Ten Hip Hop Albums 2017

Written by Jason Terrell

This year has been an overwhelming year for music. Between albums, playlists, mixtapes, and collab projects, It seemed like every month there was a crazy project dropping. Most projects require one listen before I make a decision whether they will get a replay but before I can determine an album’s quality, I have to sit with it for a few weeks and even months. To say the least, 2017 was full of music from Jazz, Hip/Hop, and R&B.

I’ve been thinking about my top 10 Hip/Hop albums for the year and I want to share with the Sonic Breakdown community. My 10 was chosen from it’s replay ability, impact, Instagram mention, and whether or not I actually purchased the CD or digital album. Because the year was full of music, I may not have heard every project but I have heard the majority of “mainstream” and underground projects.Continue reading

Big K.R.I.T. 4eva Is a Mighty Long Time

King Remembered in Time (K.R.I.T.)

Written by Jason Terrell

I met K.R.I.T. at a concert in Atlanta in 2009. At the time, he was early into his career, and the club was empty, so I had the opportunity to stand a couple of feet away as he flowed through “Children of the World.” Afterwards, I went to shake his hand and told him that I felt his song on a deep level and he told me to “stay up, more music was to come.” So I am pretty invested in K.R.I.T.’s music and honestly believe his name rings bells. “K.R.I.T. stands for King Remembered in Time, AKA- Although they don’t see me now, they will one day. Continue reading