Rather than a list of our objectively “best” albums of 2020, CentralSauce would like to present you with something more personal. These are the albums that kept each one of our writers hanging on to their sanity throughout a particularly difficult year.
J.I.D is coming for the top and nothing is out of reach. There’s no ceiling too high for him to shatter when he moves with the precision and drive that he’s shown throughout a long path of obstacles and hardship. We compiled the most in-depth biographical profile of J.I.D in existence to archive his remarkable story forever.
JID. Saba. Mereba. Deante’ Hitchcock. The date is June 19th, 2019. Welcome to the climactic final stop of JID’s “Catch Me If You Can” tour, performed in front of a sell-out crowd in ATL. Dreamville shirts. Dreamville shirts everywhere. As I stumbled down the stairs and onto the sidewalk in front of Atlanta’s Center Stage […]
J. Cole is changing before our very eyes. The infamous “no features”, self-reliant Cole that flourished under Jay-Z’s hands off management at Roc Nation has learned from his mentor to form a new mentality – far, far from his comfort zone. This new J. Cole is a label head first and foremost, sacrificing his own […]
EARTHGANG is the most interesting thing to happen to Southern Hip Hop in more than a decade. We gathered and analyzed every interview the duo has ever given, starting all the way back in 2011 up through the release date of their new EP, Royalty in February 2018. Every Single EARTHGANG Interview Here’s every interview EARTHGANG has […]
You can pronounce his name “Jay-Eye-Dee” or “jid”, but you can’t sleep on him. JID is the hottest MC out of Atlanta and is building some serious hype. Now that he’s signed to J. Cole’s Dreamville, J.I.D will be a house-hold name before year’s end. If you haven’t heard of J.I.D. yet, allow me to […]
We dug through every single interview Johnny Venus and Doctor Dot have ever given to discover the duo’s biggest musical inspirations and influences, then spent hours making the ultimate playlist of EARTHGANG’s top influences. Explore the Playlist Guide at the bottom for a song-by-song comparison between each influencer song and its EARTHGANG counterpart! “EARTHGANG – […]
EARTHGANG’s new EP is dropping later this month. To celebrate, we’re throwing it back to the first music video these talented hip hop hippies from Atlanta’s southside ever made. Although it seems like they’ve blown up out of nowhere over the last year, EARTHGANG has actually been making music together for close to a decade. […]
Hip hop has been sleeping on Spillage Village for too long. After J. Cole’s endorsement, people are finally waking up – just in time for the Village’s biggest year yet. Here’s everything you need to know about the visionary 5 man collective. Spillage Village is the most talented collective that you’ve never heard of. The […]
“Shoulds” and “ought to’s” are nowhere to be found when Johnny Venus and Doctor Dot get into the studio. Some people are calling EARTHGANG the second coming of Outkast – but their group chemistry puts even Peak Outkast to shame. Here’s everything you need to know about the eccentric duo that is reinventing Atlanta’s sound, […]