STN MTN/Kauai – Childish Gambino

Today we’re gonna go back to 2014 when Childish dropped two EP’s, one titled STN MTN exclusively on Datpiff and the other as Kauai on all major streaming platforms. Two completely different EP’s dropped within minutes of each other that when put together make Childish’s STN MTN/Kauai masterpiece. The names of the EP’s have a lot to do with the sounds that follow. Childish was born in … Continue reading STN MTN/Kauai – Childish Gambino

Beat Tape 2 – Tom Misch

Beat Tape 2 is Tom’s third project after his recording debut in 2014. I say recording debut because he’s been making music all of his life and releasing instrumentals on Soundcloud since 2012. I chose Beat Tape 2 because of a personal connection I have with this EP. As we know from my review of Geography, I’m a major Misch fan, really can’t get enough of … Continue reading Beat Tape 2 – Tom Misch

Sit Down Series: Danielle Martin

Danielle Martin is an up-and-coming singer-songwriter out of New Jersey. She recently released her first EP Wanderlust independently and is growing her following in the tri-state area. She is shaping her own genre which she calls “alternative soul”, a push away from the contemporary styles. Last week, Danielle took some time to sit down with Colossus for an interview! Colossus Music: Start off by telling us … Continue reading Sit Down Series: Danielle Martin

Being Human In Public – Jessie Reyez

Raw emotions and strained vocals almost always mean you are listening to Jessie Reyez. Her words are powerful as she brings us through her struggles with life and love. Being Human In Public is Reyez’s first full-length project following the release of a vast number of singles and an EP. I first discovered the Canadian singer from an interview she gave to 94.5 (Boston’s hip-hop station) … Continue reading Being Human In Public – Jessie Reyez

Young Sick Camellia – St. Paul & The Broken Bones

This review is part of the Colossus Guest Time Series. Some weeks will have one, some will have two, others will have none. At Colossus we are committed to be for the people and by the people! If you are interested in writing a review of your favorite album, DM us on Twitter at @music_colossus! I stumbled on these guys because I like the Alabama Shakes … Continue reading Young Sick Camellia – St. Paul & The Broken Bones

Geography- Tom Misch

I’m so proud to be able to not only talk about but really get into the international treasure that is Geography. I say international because the man who created this masterpiece was born and raised in London. Tom Misch is a vocalist, a multi-instrumentalist musician excelling in jazz guitar, as well as his own producer. Tom began releasing music on SoundCloud in 2012 and finally in 2018 … Continue reading Geography- Tom Misch

K.T.S.E. – Teyana Taylor

This review is part of the Colossus Guest Time Series. Some weeks will have one, some will have two, others will have none. At Colossus we are committed to be for the people and by the people! If you are interested in writing a review of your favorite album, DM us on Twitter at @music_colossus! The roll out of G.O.O.D. Music releases at the beginning of … Continue reading K.T.S.E. – Teyana Taylor

Normal – Garren

With any given Sunday being the perfect day to listen to Soul and R&B, usually, I will drop a review for that genre. However, yesterday was a recovery day from the weekend so “Soulful Sunday” is “Soulful Monday” this week and we are starting it off with a hidden gem. Normal is an EP that is truly a work of art from the Compton based rapper and singer … Continue reading Normal – Garren