As the months went on in this year, I found it harder and harder to grab motivation to write about music. For whatever reason I stopped dead in my tracks from all the progress I had made. I had interviews lined up and album reviews at my disposal. Yet, I…

In all my time in Scranton, Pennsylvania, it’s been unspectacular. It’s not too far removed from the mundane nature of The Office but there’s no Jim and Pam love stories here. Between switching friend groups at a rapid rate and not finding my true identity, it wasn’t easy for me…

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The month of February always flashes before our eyes. The shortest month of the year, a time to celebrate black history goes by as fast as Usain Bolt 100 meter race. And it felt like most of these releases in February weren’t celebrated nearly enough in my opinion considering the…

I put the emphasis on MY for a specific reason. It needs to be pointed out that these are my favorite/top 50 albums. I’m sure there will be tons of disagreements. “Why isn’t Eminem and Joyner Lucas on here? They’re the real lyricists of our time!” Well, because this is…

Brandan Verrastro

Hip-Hop and Sports writer extraordinaire. Follow me on Twitter: @bverrastro_10 and Instagram: brandanverrastro.

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