Hey there We Are: The Guard readers, it’s Ariana Grande’s hair extensions here looking for a new gig. She’s chopped me off and somehow I ended up in the donation pile.
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Editor’s Note: the following was written on November 15th, 2018, the day before Anderson .Paak’s third record Oxnard was released. We now realize the error of our ways, but want to show you the full editorial process so as to disclose that we are humans too.
The question of what is real gets far murkier when you add social media to the equation. Luckily for us, today we’ll be looking at the Insta Accounts of the rich and famous, so 3 Stacks already told us “All this shit is fantasy. For real.” With that in mind, let’s dive right in.
When plundering through the wreckage of our society, future archaeologists will undoubtedly come to the same conclusion so many of us already have: social media has melted everyones’ brains.
For over half a decade or so now, We Are The Guard has been running the Best of Indie pop column. A few things have changed, but we clearly have a formula that works because we’ve remained consistent with finding noteworthy pop bangers, ballads, and sing-alongs.
Few things have changed more in my lifetime than Rap Beefs. What was once a legitimate threat to an artist’s life has now become a venue for some meme goof to come up with a whackass excuse for being a deadbeat dad. Today we go back to the turn of the century to a time when the stakes were a little higher.
Multi-Instrumentalist and Composer Jacob Collier is full to exploding on With The Love In My Heart, a gorgeous, transcendent slice of orchestral futuristic Pop.
The polls in America for voting for your next political representative are closed now, but there is still one very important poll open that demands your vote. The answer to everyone’s burning question still needs to be decided … McDonald’s vs Burger King, which one is better?