Many recognize AJ McQueen for his smooth poetry and continuous activism on behalf of the black community. Now on his ever-evolving journey of life, McQueen is ready to show the world he has BARS with the debut of his new EP, The Gr8 Progression. Continue reading
It’s been a nice week of new music to vibe out to. Young Dolph drops his beefy mixtape, and Big Sean gets us thinking with I Decided. Trap rap trio Migos finally gives us Culture, while Kehlani and Syd mellows us out with their respective takes on R&B. Also, Missy Elliott surprises us with a new single that’s too good to pass up. Listen to all of this new music available this week!
Did you miss the world’s largest black family reunion last night? No worries, I’ll catch you up! The 2016 BET Awards was nothing short of amazing and one of the most memorable award shows in recent years. Legends were honored, audiences were entertained, and outright “proud of my blackness” was at an all time high. I’m sure EVERY person of color is at their job this morning sporting luscious afros and colorful dashikis while staring down their melanin-less counterparts.
White rappers have long stood out in the realm of black music and oftentimes becoming more successful than the black artists in the genre who deserve more recognition. Macklemore, a highly successful white rapper, released a new song where he blatantly expresses white guilt and spreads the word of cultural appropriation.
Young Krizzle’s ‘Pay Attention’ tour made its Houston stop late Sunday evening at Warehouse Live located on the outskirts of downtown. Many supporters of Big K.R.I.T. packed and smoked out the venue, making the whole night one to remember. The homie KRIT surely did not disappoint and provided a wonderful, star-studded show. Continue reading
On Tuesday night, BET aired the annual, highly anticipated Hip Hop Awards Show that highlights the achievements of entertainers in a genre that is often over looked. The night kicked off with a hype and energetic performance from the new rap group Rae Sremmurd with their hit “No Flex Zone.” This year’s show was hosted by our favorite marijuana advocate, Uncle Snoop, who kept the energy and the laughs coming the whole night. It seemed that the cast of Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta were the butt of all jokes and rapper punchlines (as they should be) but it was all in fun. Continue reading