DISCLAIMER: I love Azealia Bank’s music and have been a dedicated fan for a long time; but I’m about to shade her for filth, kinda. During a recent visit at the Breakfast Club, New York’s most polarizing Hip-Hop radio station, rapper Azealia Banks explained to host Charlemagne that Bronx rhymer Cardi B, is “illiterate,” and […]Read More THE MAINSTREAM GAME: Azealia Banks V.S Cardi B
Everyone was hype, including myself to see Nicki Minaj dropping not one- but two new singles last month. Both “Chun Li’ and “Barbie Tingz” are refreshing and delivers the detailed, yet delicate grandeur of the Queen’s rhymer. While both singles are doing very well on the charts, Miss Barbie has caught a bit of a […]Read More INTROSPECTIVE: NICKI MINAJ’s SNL “Chun Li” Performance
Kanye West has sparked some major controversy in the last week. Between explaining his mental health, expressing support for Donald Trump and his opinions on American slavery, the rapper has also raised intense anticipation for his new album set to release sometime this year, hopefully. In the midst of many angry opinions, happy observers and […]Read More INTROSPECTIVE: Kanye’s Music is Free Thought
Chris Brown is the James Brown of our generation; Captivating, extremely talented, yet limited. In the darkness of his many shortcomings, a part of America (particularly the wealthy and powerful) has blocked him from opportunities. This is evident in his eagerness and determination to just stay current in the music world. He is unapologetically the […]Read More INTROSPECTIVE: Is Chris Brown Breaking Barriers Anymore?
Demi Lovato’s “Sorry, not Sorry” which is clearly an effort to extend her urban reach on radio, is simply an enjoyable record. The significance of the record is not just this unexpected transitioning from Rock-Pop to Urban-Pop but also that her voice is a just do for the genre. From her early beginnings even on […]Read More INTROSPECTIVE: Demi Lovato’s “Sorry, Not Sorry”