New Future Mixtape: Purple Reign

Early on Sunday morning, Future released his first mixtape of 2016. After a fire 2015 releasing multiple mixtapes and his album “DS2”, which personally made me a Future fan, and a joint album with Drake, Future isn’t trying to stop the wave.

In an industry where the consumer’s attention span is short due to the constant access to new music, Future has been able to consistently feed his fans. Recently, after personal details about his custody/child support agreement with his ex Ciara were made public Continue reading New Future Mixtape: Purple Reign


NEW Missy Elliott “WTF (Where They From)”


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It’s been 10 years since her last studio album release of “The Cookbook”, and now SHE IS BACK! After setting the Super Bowl stage on fire earlier this year with Katy Perry, there were rumors and much anticipation of Missy’s return to hip hop, well in front of the mic. Missy has been actively producing for other artists throughout these past 10 years, but it’s nothing like having that classic Missy track to get you on your feet.  Continue reading NEW Missy Elliott “WTF (Where They From)”

Media Maven Karen Civil Gives Advice to New Bloggers, Talks About Her New Book, and Much More

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If you know anything about hip hop, you know the name Karen Civil. She’s best known from her blog that gives its readers “an industry insider look into hip hop“. However, Karen also manages different artists, including YG and Nipsey Hussle, and has been pivotal in making business relationships between artists and major companies for endorsements, which has been extremely important as artist become more dependent on other streams of income than just music sells.

Today, Continue reading Media Maven Karen Civil Gives Advice to New Bloggers, Talks About Her New Book, and Much More

August Alsina Talks About Depression and Suicidal Thoughts


Today, singer August Alsina, went on The Breakfast Club to promote his new music (as all artists do). But unlike most artists, August isn’t afraid to open up about his life and what’s really going on in it. In this interview, August talks about issues he has with his family and his battle with depression and thoughts of suicide.

A lot of celebrities, and everyday people, put up a façade on social media and present only the highlights of their lives or what they think would be pleasing for others to see. You see it everyday on Instagram; money, cars, clothes, girls, etc., all to try to impress everyone else. However, EVERYONE goes through trials in life that leave them emotionally hurt. Some may choose to address it and learn from that experience, but others will ignore the pain caused and never fully heal. I’m not saying that you should put everything that you’re going through on social media, but I think social media is very misleading and should not be taken farther than face value.

Thankfully, with artists like August being open Continue reading August Alsina Talks About Depression and Suicidal Thoughts

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