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“This is modern day slavery”: Kendrick Lamar’s POWERFUL 2016 Grammy Performance (Video and Lyrics)


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)

First Rihanna Single off “Anti” feat. Drake


Rihanna just released her first single off her highly anticipated “Anti” album, which has yet to have an official release date. The track is entitled “Work” and features past suspected love interest Drake.

Here’s the catch, you can only listen to it on Tidal. Is this an indication that the whole “Anti” album will be released on Tidal? We’ll have to wait and see. Meanwhile, if you have Tidal, listen to or download the single here: http://smarturl.it/RihWORK

Update: Continue reading First Rihanna Single off “Anti” feat. Drake

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)”

 

Picture derived from Missy’s Twitter page

 

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)”