Sit Down Series: Rico Cocchi

Coming out of UMass Amherst, Rico Cocchi has the advantage of the party scene. From performing at UMass’s Oktoberfest to being involved in Greek life, he is creating party vibes with his smooth lyrics and vocals. Originally from Western Massachusetts, the up-and-coming rapper is starting to break into the scene with a huge 2019 planned. He has a concert in Boston this upcoming weekend as … Continue reading Sit Down Series: Rico Cocchi

i am > i was – 21 Savage

The title of 21 Savage’s latest drop really defines what this album means to him. He has come a long way from the “murder rap” he coined with his early 2015 mixtapes The Slaughter Tape and Slaughter King. Sure, he touches on those topics on a few tracks but for the most part, i am > i was feels like a self-reflective album of sorts. With the release … Continue reading i am > i was – 21 Savage

Sonic Temple – The Cult

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! One of the few bands I’ve seen live across multiple decades, … Continue reading Sonic Temple – The Cult

London Calling – The Clash

One week ago in music history, in the year 1979, The Clash released their third studio album London Calling. Their sound is built upon punk rock, but they do a little bit of exploring on this 19 track behemoth of an album. They dive headfirst into new genres like reggae, New Orleans R&B, and jazz with surprising ease. Great album, great group, let’s take a … Continue reading London Calling – The Clash