Serving Bel Air, Benedict Canyon, Beverly Hills. Brentwood, Laurel Canyon, Los Feliz, Malibu, Pacific Palisades, Melrose, Santa Monica, Sherman Oaks, Studio City, Topanga, Canyon, Westwood & Hollywood Hills.



facebook Canyon News twitter Canyon News

Canyon News

Bel Air News

Beverly Hills News

Brentwood News

Hollywood Hills News

Laurel Canyon News

Los Angeles News

Los Feliz News

Malibu News

Melrose News

Pacific Palisades News

Santa Monica News

Sherman Oaks News

Studio City News

Topanga Canyon News

West Hollywood News

Westwood News

Woodland Hills

Celebrity News

State News

National News

World Headlines

Deaf News





On the Industry

Star Gazing

St. John's Confidential File

Theatrical Musings

Life & Style

Event Listings

Tech Talk

Looking Good For Lots Less

Spirit & Creativity

Miller Time


View from the Hill


Chrystal's Recipe Corner

Career and Life Coaching

Gardening With Tony

Life According To Lenson

Real Estate Realities



Marathon Running

Keeping It Bruin: A Look Into UCLA Athletics






Vi's Corner

Pet Tips

Point of View

John Armor

Message to America

Critic At Large... Ruta Lee

Labor Week


10 Degrees Cooler

McConnors corner

Edge of the west

The Physics Wizard


Kyle's Kars


Susan Michelle's Compass


Ask Deanna

Dear Lily

Ask Oona


Dancing with Earthquakes


Sports Schedules

Traveling Beyond the Canyon

Edge of the West

Law Man

Ask Us

Nathan Tabor

The Angry Economist

Truth Probe

As I See It


Truth Conquers

The Live Wire

Notes from Exile

Letters to the Editor

Dog Training by Anthony

Canyon Mews



America's Most Wanted Dogs

World Recipes

Vegetarian Lifestyle


News Briefs

Local News



Canyon Fodder

Bad Movie Night

Critical Projection

Ed's on the Town

Fitness Quests

Flashback Films

Stories of the Strange

Gourmet Grandma

He Said/She Said

Home Matters with Yvonne

L.A. Etch-a-Sketch

L.A. Ruminations

McConnor's Corner

Mommy Minute

Musically Speaking

My Back Pages

Publisher's Pages


Scene and Heard in L.A.

Silly...But Wise!

Sunset Diaries

Table Options

The Paws Cause

TV Stuff

Cartoon of the Week


"Unconscious State" Album Review
Posted by Luis Cuevas on Jul 3, 2013 - 1:40:01 AM

HOLLYWOOD—On Tuesday, July 2, Jon Connor released his anticipated album “ Unconscious State." Connor dropped the 21-track album with a numerous amount of features throughout the album where he showcases his lyrical skill.

Jon Connor


He kicks the album off with “Unconscious State Prelude,” which is a instrumental that sets the somber and optimistic tone of the album. In the first track, “ Unconscious State,” he raps about his strive and work, but at the same time they don’t acknowledge him as he should be. He than goes into “Take The World” which features various women like Lia Mack, Lyric Da Queen and Jenna Noelle who rap and cover the hook about taking over the world.


The album than moves into “Connor 25:17,” which features our musician releasing his anger and built up animosity. The album than moves onto “The Sarah Song” which finds him discussing his time with women. “ Michigan $#!*” features Slaughterhouse lyricist Royca Da 5’9, which is a praise to his home state.


“Over & Over” is an attempt at a more commercial track in which his rhymes are not as impressive. “F’N Right” features Freddie Gibbs, which is also an unmemorable track. “When I Was Young” features Chris Webby & Smoke DZA; the instrumental and sample is very impressive. The rappers rhyme about their younger days.


“Under Oath” is a more intimate cut about his life and making it as far as he has. “2 Week Notice” is a fun song in which he raps about working at a regular job and hating it. “The Porn Song” is also a fun song about porn stars combined with a love song, which is very enjoyable.


“Let Us Pray” isn’t much, as the album goes into “Rise Up” featuring Talib Kweli, a much more conscious song. “This Time” is a love song about making changes in his relationships. “Judge & Jury” is about his built up anger against all rappers who aren’t as talented as they claim to be.


“Running Away” is also a very intimate track, which finds Connor rhyming about wanting to run away from it all because he’s getting so tired of it. “American Pie” is a song about him and his want to have sex back when he was in high school. “Outro” sums up the entire album and he raps about himself. The album is very aesthetically pleasing in terms of music and Connor’s rhymes are beginning to mature a lot more, because he has always been a worthy lyricist.


Cliffside Malibu




Serving Bel Air, Benedict Canyon, Beverly Hills. Brentwood, Laurel Canyon, Los Feliz, Malibu, Pacific Palisades, Melrose, Santa Monica, Sherman Oaks, Studio City, Topanga, Canyon, Westwood & Hollywood Hills.