‘Queen’ Has a New Release Date, and There’s More in Store!
Posted on : 06-15-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
Nicki Minaj won fans over once again with her new hit singles "Chun-Li" and "Poke It Out" featuring Playboi Carti. The self-proclaimed barbie has been hard at work preparing for the debut of her new album 'Queen', which is now said to be released August 10th of this year. There was some confusion when it comes to the actual release date after Nicki appeared at the Met Gala and announced that the album would actually be dropping on June 15th. This is when she initially announced the album name as…
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Using Music to Champion Human Rights
Posted on : 06-14-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
Music is part of culture for different groups and countries around the world. Some music genres are associated within certain groups in the society. It is mainly used to spread awareness on important issues or to provide entertainment to the listeners. The music industry is one of the most dynamic and lucrative industries. The main players in the sector include music producers, directors and the artists. Just like the other sectors, the music industry has adopted high-level technology in both production and performance. Some of the musicians have been at…
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Pusha-T and Kanye Making Headlines with ‘Daytona’
Posted on : 06-12-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
Pusha-T has collaborated with Kanye West as his producer on his latest album 'Daytona'. Critics are raving about how this recent release has the perfect balance of hostility and dignity which is heavily appropriate within our current political climate. Rapper Pusha-T has been a consistent name in the hip hop industry since the late 90's when he was a part of Clipse with No Malice. Pusha-T is known for his ability to spit meaningful words while adding a sense of directness that cannot be easily mistaken. This EP-style album is…
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Rap Beef and Nuclear Options
Posted on : 06-09-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
In war, there are rules. That does not make much sense, however. If you want to win, you do whatever it takes to win. Sitting around and making rules for engagement seems counter-productive. The objective is to win. The side that says, "you went too far," is typically losing. Not too far, they just did what you were unwilling to do or hadn't thought about doing.   And, so it is with "beef" among musical artists of the hip hop genre. It is useful to note that this is the…
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A$AP Rocky “Testing” Album Review
Posted on : 06-07-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
A$AP gets highly experimental and personal in his third studio album "Testing". In his large performance hosted at Sotheby's titled LAB RAT, Rocky embodied high art. This was hinted to when he swapped his tux for an orange jumpsuit indicating his transformation as an artist.       In Testing, his solo outing without the help of his late confidante and buddy A$AP Yams, he relies on instinct to create a mesmerizing sound and embolden his repertoire. In this album, A$AP simply goes with what he likes and churns what…
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