I was first introduced to Dear Silas at a concert held in Jackson, MS. I was completely blown away by his talent as not only a thought provoking lyricist, but a talented musician. He effortlessly went from rapping to playing his trumpet back to rapping as if such artistry is easy to do. I was undoubtedly amazed and deemed him the “Kendrick Lamar of Jackson, MS”. However, I don’t want to start any comparisons, because he is a star in his own right. I’m so excited to see Silas’s growth into becoming the star I know he is destined to be. Check out his new video for his single “Gullah Gullah Island” and listen to his new project “The Day I Died” below. Continue reading A Rare Talent on the Rise: Dear Silas
One of the most important artists of this generation, Kendrick Lamar, used his platform for a greater purpose yet again at last night’s Grammys. Kendrick is not an entertainer, although his talent and energy foster excitement; he is an artist. As Beyoncé stated before announcing a Grammy award last night,
“Art is an unapologetic celebration of culture through expression.” – Beyoncé.
Kendrick did just that, express his thoughts on what’s happening in the African American community unapologetically while celebrating his African heritage. Continue reading “This is modern day slavery”: Kendrick Lamar’s POWERFUL 2016 Grammy Performance (Video and Lyrics)
Listen… To say I’m a Beyoncé fan is an understatement. I could have written articles about the “Formation” video being released this past Saturday, Beyoncé’s EPIC black empowerment performance at the Super Bowl on Sunday, and her “Formation World Tour” announcement right after her performance, but I was too excited. “But I’m back by popular demand” (said as the Messy Mya clip used in the Formation video). “Formation World Tour” pre sale tickets start TODAY. Just in time for everyone still wondering what to get bae for Valentine’s day. Here’s the details on the pre sales tweeted by a popular Beyoncé fan account. Also below are the tour dates and locations. Continue reading Ok Ladies. Now let’s get in #Formation : Tour Tickets Available (and Video Link)