Revolutionary Gangsta Rap

Just the other day, I was tweeting about my love for Rick Ross’ new album “Teflon Don” when this interaction occurred: I didn’t mind the comment at all, instead, it triggered a further contemplation of “coke” aka gangsta rap for me.  I’m a person who takes pride in the fact that I don’t know every … Continue reading

Before They Were Stars: Aaliyah

  Today marks the 9th year of the fatal airplane crash that lead to Aaliyah and 8 others death in the Bahamas after they filmed the music video for “Rock The Boat.” I decided to do a special “Before They Were Stars” in her honor. She truly was a talented individual with a big voice … Continue reading

Hey Mama

I usually don’t like mama’s boys, but with Kanye West I gave an exception. I could tell that Donda West is what kept Kanye together for the most part and I really loved their relationship for that. I think it is so beautiful when you can tell a mother and son’s connection is genuine. And … Continue reading

Before They Were Stars: Destiny’s Child

As you may know, Destiny’s Child has changed members numerous times, but the two veterans of the group are Beyoncé Knowles and Kelly Rowland. Before they were known as Destiny’s Child, the group was originally named Girl’s Tyme which consisted of 6 group members: Beyoncé Knowles, Kelly Rowland, LaTavia Roberson, Támar Davis (who went to work with … Continue reading

Before They Were Stars: Jazmine Sullivan

Definitely jumping on to what my girl Tarnisha started doing, I also thought it would be interesting to spotlight an artist before they were famous, and see truly just how far they have come. Not only in terms of stardom, but also in terms of progression of their voices, their technique. In some cases, some … Continue reading

Before They Were Stars: Lauryn Hill

I thought it would be cool to post videos of artists before they were stars to show how far they have come. Today I decided to spotlight, one of my favorite artists, Lauryn Hill. Way before The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill came out and before she joined forces with Wyclef Jean and Pras to form … Continue reading

Sugar Flavor [AdorAble]

The growth of a child….