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?
Gaining attention during his “Save Money” affiliation with rapper/superstar Chance The Rapper, Vic Mensa has had an interesting position in the spotlight. His slow, yet steady incline since his roster placement in XXL’s 2014 Freshman Class situated him perfectly for the release of “The Autobiography:” the Chicago rapper’s first full debut album. Released almost a […]Read More Vic Mensa: “The Autobiography” and Sonic Appeal