Check out these 5 hot new releases
February 19, 2018
February 2018 is serving as one of the greatest months in cultural releases in a long time. The month has rightfully earned its reputation as it is responsible for some of the most anticipated releases of the entire year. Several crazed films and musical releases have dropped this month, and more are set to come.
Season two of Donald Glover’s series Atlanta is set to premier towards the end of this month. Donald Glover, also known by his former stage name Childish Gambino, writes, directs and plays the lead role in the FX hit series. With appearances from celebrities like the Migos, the series has managed
to make waves with just one season. Fans are highly anticipating more seasons from the culturally-aware, original series. Be sure to check this one out; you won’t regret it.
Travis Scott’s highly anticipated album, Astroworld, is rumored to be dropping extremely soon. Because of his collaboration album Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho with Quavo, Travis has had a lot of hype developing for his newest project. Several highly-anticipated features are expected to appear on
Astroworld, including the likes of the Migos, Young Thug and even Stevie Wonder. Travis fans, as well as hip-hop fans everywhere, are anxiously awaiting its release.
On Feb. 15, NBA Rookie Lonzo Ball finally dropped his debut album entitled Born 2 Ball under the stage name Zo. Born 2 Ball, after being hyped up by the entire Ball family, received lots of mixed feedback from listeners, as well as other celebrities. Lonzo Ball has already scheduled his first concert in Lithuania, where two of his brothers are playing professional basketball. Despite the odd choice of location, the fact that Zo is going to be performing proves he is taking his musical career seriously. It should be interesting to see where the Lakers player goes from here.
Rich the Kid’s newest single “Plug Walk,” as well as the associated dance move, was released earlier this month on Feb. 8. The song has quickly blown up across the nation, and has claimed its name as one of the hottest trends of 2018 so far. With previous hit singles like “New Freezer,” it’s really no surprise how “Plug Walk” became such a huge craze in such a short amount of time. The Atlanta rapper proved he can continue to impact the nation with each new single he releases.
Marvel’s newest film, Black Panther, hit theatres on Feb. 16, and it managed to bring in record-breaking box office numbers. With a soundtrack featuring big name artists such as Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott, Future, 2 Chainz and many others, the film quickly became one of the most anticipated releases of the year. Marvel truly shocked the world with Black Panther as it quickly became one of the nation’s most controversial topics.
The nation is experiencing some of the most highly anticipated releases in an extremely short period of time. This February could be known as one of the best months for modern culture, due to the hype surrounding all the aforementioned releases, as well as several others that have not yet dropped.