Ariana Grande Teases New Album Will Arrive in 2024: ‘See You Next Year’

Ariana Grande New Album

Ariana Grande is making her grand re-entry into music in 2024. On Wednesday, the 2-time Grammy Award-winner teased that her seventh studio album will arrive next year, following her 2020 LP Positions. “See you next year,” Grande captioned an Instagram post, which included snapshots of Polaroid pictures, products from her R.E.M. Beauty makeup line, and […]

WAIIAN Breaks Down His Album ‘WEYAAT?’

WEYAAT, Waiian

When Waiian first got featured for our second Complex Council, what struck us was his huge emphasis on authenticity. While his Kartell’em persona utilizes hard bars to compliment the group’s intimidating vibe, individually, the 26-year-old is noticeably more laid back, using a more lo-fi approach for themes about life, mental spaces, and “genuine rap shit”. […]

Denise Julia Breaks Down Her Single ‘B.A.D.’

Denise Julia

Denise Julia is back with a new music video. “B.A.D” featuring P-Lo is another hit that both Filipino artists can add to their growing catalogs. Since its Oct. 27 release, the R&B anthem has slowly trended upwards on social media thanks to its catchy choreo and support from her fan base — including Bretman Rock. […]

Paulina Almira on Creating The Rolling Stones’ Latest Album Cover

Paulina Almira

As legendary rock group The Rolling Stones edges toward releasing another album on October 20, I stumble into thinking that Mick Jagger and Co. have discovered the fountain of youth. Jagger is 80, his bandmates Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood 79 and 76 respectively, and this trio will be offering up their first new music […]

Drake Reveals ‘For All the Dogs’ Album Cover Drawn by 5-Year-Old Adonis

For All the Dogs

The dogs are about to get fed. Drake shared the cover for his heavily teased For All the Dogs album on Instagram Monday evening, noting only that the vaguely menacing image was drawn by his 5-year-old son Adonis. We don’t have a release date yet, but OVO Sound’s official accounts also posted the art, all […]

First Impressions of Travis Scott’s New Album “Utopia”

Travis Scott Utopia

In May, Travis Scott made headlines when he was spotted with his bodyguard, who had a briefcase with “Utopia” painted on it handcuffed to his wrist. It was an extreme stunt, even for the secretive artist, but on July 28, the world finally discovered what was inside that briefcase. At midnight, Travis Scott released his […]

Owfuck Drops Debut Album ‘ACIDIC’

Owfuck debut album Acidic

After almost a decade of anticipation, Philippine hip hop group OwFuck has released their first full-length project entitled ACIDIC under Music Colony Records. The eight-track album captures the best of OwFuck’s artistic DNA: intoxicated and punk-inflected deliveries, coupled with indelible trap-forward instrumentals. Longtime fans will find refuge in the group’s signature sound at its most […]

First Impressions Of Kaytraminé’s New Album, ‘Kaytraminé’

Kaytraminé album first impressions

Kaytranada and Aminé’s new album—aptly titled after their new duo moniker, Kaytraminé—is here. Although it was officially announced on April 4, this album is, according to Portland’s Aminé, “9 years in the making.” Still, it’s right on time. These two are no strangers. Their previous collaborations can be heard on 2015’s “La danse,” 2016’s “YeYe,” […]

Must-Listen: CA Christian Alexander “Right Back” Album Feat. Kiana V

"Right Back" Album - CA Christian Alexander

“Right Back” is an apt title for the debut album of record producer Christian Alexander aka CA. It serves as a redemption project of sorts for the Filipino-American, who contemplated retiring from music in 2022 after a string of ventures didn’t go as planned. “I was featured on PARADISE RISING’s semilucent 2 EP in 2021,” […]