Jay-Z infamously said at the announcement of his upcoming work with the NFL that the league is past the kneeling stage, stating that it is time for action. It would be hard to imagine that the celebrated entertainer and business man picturing the actions becoming so drastic within a year’s time.
2 Chainz was wise to bring King James into his project due to the basketball player’s business acumen and social justice conscious, both of which seemed to seep into Chainz’s work on Rap or Go to the League.
The NBA has shown once again how on point they are and in tune with what the league’s audience wants by providing two of the best musical performances available to them.
NOT TRASH — The Bryce Harper/Manny Machado Sweepstakes If I allowed myself to be my typical, synical self this would veer slightly into the “trash” pile only because it’s giving […]
Just over a month ago we saluted the unique day of September 29, 1998 as maybe having the widest impact of any release day in Hip-Hop’s history, but the most bang for one’s buck might have came on November 9, 1993 when A Tribe Called Quest released its heralded third album, “Midnight Marauders” and the Wu-Tang Clan released its classic debut “Enter The Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers.”
Just because you may leave your hometown, does not mean you can’t consistently give back and make a big impact within that community. James left home, but has always taken care of his. ‘Ye left and we haven’t heard from him until now
It was an amazing year to continue a coming of age with a culture that was doing pretty much the same thing… There was too much money to be made, too many more mountains to climb and folks in the game knew how little help would be offered from the society around them.
One day a young man was sitting in on a group discussion and he was asked, “what is his definition of the American Dream?” Some time was took to ponder […]
For anyone who lived through the convergence of pro-black pride and Hip-Hop stylistic emergence in the early 1990’s, the re-emergence of the African-American College Alliance clothing brand over the last […]
New guest hosts at Saturday Night Live tend to always get attention, take last week’s historic first-timer for example. And just as Tiffany Haddish was her unabashed, bold and funny […]