Tank, Savage | Top 5 Songs


★★★ R&B singer/songwriter Tank continues to amplify sex on his savage new studio album, fittingly titled, ‘Savage.’ Despite the coolness of R&B, Tank, continues to be prolific.  Despite being incredibly underrated, he’s written and recorded some great music during his career. His 2016 album, Sex Love & Pain II was disappointing, however.  It suffered from…

Beyoncé, ‘Lemonade’: By The Lyrics


Beyoncé shocked the world by dropping her sixth album Lemonade on April 23, 2016. Besides shocking by merely releasing a new album, the content on Lemonade is also shocking, showing Beyoncé’s more personal side and offering in some respects a ‘different look’ for Queen Bey. Yours truly was onboard. But why not analyze Lemonade ever…

Revisiting Bryson Tiller’s ‘TRAPSOUL’ – Was It Undervalued?


Bryson Tiller • TRAPSOUL • Bryson Tiller / RCA • Release Date: 9.25.15 You can’t rewrite history – what’s happened has already happened. BUT, you can evolve on certain opinions and etc. Perhaps that’s the case with yours truly and Louisville, Kentucky singer/rapper Bryson Tiller. Back in October 2015, I wrote a short take on…

Ty Dolla $ign Delivers Compelling Debut Album With ‘Free TC’


Ty Dolla $ign • Free TC • Atlantic • Release Date: 11.13.2015 What’s the best way to stylistically categorize Ty Dolla $ign? Ultimately, the Los Angeles bred musician is a blend of R&B singer and rapper. This balance is reflected on Ty’s full-length debut album, Free TC. Why is the effort entitled Free TC? It…