The Weekly Rundown

Giving you a rundown on the past week and it’s a busy one. As a matter of fact, someone pass me my covfefe! First, out prayers go out to London as they experienced another attack on the London Bridge. Van drove into several pedestrians on the bridge and then moved on to a local market…

The Weekly Rundown

Giving you the rundown on what happened this past week. First it was women, immigrants, and now the LGBT community is next on Trump’s list to piss off. He reversed Obama’s policy that allows transgender students to use bathrooms with their gender identity, rather than their birth certificate. Laverne Cox, actress and activist, immediately got…

Now Streaming: Migos, Kehlani, & BBD

There has been so much new music that dropped, I decided to give it a listen and share my thoughts. First up, Migos’s Culture. After Danny Glover gave them a shout out for Bad & Boujee, this album became highly anticipated to more than just hip-hop fans. If anyone knows me, then they know I…

The Weekly Rundown

Here’s a rundown of this weeks news in case you missed it. Black Barbies are ready to play, because Nicki Minaj launched a new game called Nicki Minaj:The Empire. Charlamagne gave himself Donkey of the Day, when he probably deserved jackass of the month  for this tweet. Would be dope if a young black or…

Kanye Teaches Us Self-Care Is Crucial

Kanye West has been in the hospital for nearly a week for paranoia, which just followed Kid Cudi leaving rehab for depression and suicidal thoughts. Celebrities going to rehab and battling mental illness isn’t anything new, however it is for a Black celebrity male. While there are many conversations swirling about whether or not we saw…

Music Therapy to the Black Frustration 

 Beyoncé’s Formation, Ty Dolla $’s Campaign, and the latest, Solange’s A Seat At The Table. What do they have in common? They all express some form of the black community’s mindset during the current era of craziness. Donald Trump is running for president on the basis that he will build a wall. Unarmed black women…

Will Surprise Releases Become The New Normal?

Beyonce started it. D’Angelo followed, although some of us missed that. U2 just showed up in our iTunes library, they could have kept that one. And now Kendrick with Untitled Unmastered. Is this what we have to expect from the music industry?  This new strategy continues to succeed for top artists, because everyone wants to…

A World Without Kanye’s Twitter Rants

The world needs a guy like me. The world needs somebody to not be scared and tell his truth. — KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) February 24, 2016 Lately, Kanye has had a lot to say, especially on Twitter. Every time a new rant appears on our feeds we roll our eyes, but we avidly tune in….

Macklemore Calls Out White Privilege…And You’re Mad?

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis released a new song, White Privilege. Yes you guessed it, the song is about white privilege and people had a lot to say about it. The rapping duo are known to discuss social issues. Sooner or later race was bound to come up. However, many felt that this was a gimmick for…

Why Now, Meek?

Several months later, Meek Mills decides to break his silence and responds to Drake’s dis tracks on a surprise EP, 4/4. We are definitely not rappers, but it seems a little late to respond to a dis track.   But, why now? Meek missed a clear window to respond to Drake. We have been listening to…

Why Rihanna isn’t Riding the Tidal Wave for BBHMM

This past week Rihanna released her video premier of ‘Bitch Better Have My Money.’ Many are grateful that this video is available on VEVO, and not exclusively on Tidal. Some may wonder why, since she does have such close ties with Jay-Z. One reason could be, she tried that already. Rihanna released her American Oxygen…

The Swift Power of Taylor

Many of us have heard by now the heroic story of how Taylor Swift swayed the multi-billionaire company, Apple to change their policy about Apple Music for the best interest of the musicians. Well in case you missed it, in a nutshell Taylor wrote an open letter to Apple stating she was pulling her 1989…