Why Slim Jesus’ “Drill Time” Is Bad for Hip-Hop  


  Sometimes you should think better about what you share with the world and what you don’t. 18-year old Hamilton, Ohio rapper Slim Jesus definitely probably should have scrapped the video that has blown up in September 2015, “Drill Time.” Why is a video by an unknown rapper (who happens to be Caucasian) creating such…

12 Songs Where R. Kelly Took Innuendo Too Far  


Kelly isn’t the king of R&B – he’s the king of freak. Is there another R&B artists that comes to mind that can match the freakiness of R. Kelly toe to toe? The answer is no. Kelly has got explicitness locked up, no questions. Sex should be his middle name. If you need the reasoning…

Is Tyler The Creator’s ‘Cherry Bomb’ Indeed a Bomb?  


Tyler, the Creator is known for his unapologetic underground rap with jazz-infused hip-hop production backing him. To say the least, Tyler is a controversial figure, as many rappers are. His brash, unapologetic style is arguably among the rawest in the game, particularly on his sophomore album, Goblin. Still, despite skeptics and a poorly conceived Mountain…

Notable Lyrics: Tyler the Creator, Cherry Bomb


Tyler, the Creator • Cherry Bomb • Odd Future • US Release Date: April 13, 2015 Tyler The Creator has never been one to hold back. Nope, the 24-year old underground rapper is arguably the rawest of the raw, exemplifying the mantra IDGAF. As brash as Tyler may be, his fourth studio album Cherry Bomb…

Review: Young Money, ‘Rise Of An Empire’


Young Money’s Rise Of An Empire is a fail… an ‘epic’ one if you will  Young Money • Rise of An Empire • Cash Money / Motown • US Release Date: March 11, 2014 It is incredibly difficult to be unbiased towards compilation efforts prior to listening.  Honestly though, the compilation often incurs issues that…

Review: Eminem, ‘Marshall Mathers LP 2’


Eminem keeps hip-hop ‘alive and well’ on MMLP2  Eminem⎪The Marshall Mathers LP 2 ⎪ Aftermath⎪⎪ US Release Date: November 5, 2013 It seems like a decade since hip-hop was considered to be “dead” – well it’s nearly been a decade actually.  Nas went so far to memorialize the genre on his 2006 album Hip Hop…

Rant: Miley Cyrus’ VMA Performance Nothing Short of A Hot Mess


This post was supposed to be my review of Big Sean’s Hall of Fame, or even analyzing Lil Wayne’s uninspired year, or even catching up with releases from August 20 be it TGT’s sensually-propelled Three Kings or August Alsina’s EP Downtown: Life Under A Gun. But NO, this is a post about one who truly…

Review: Tyler, The Creator, Wolf


Tyler, The Creator ⎪ Wolf ⎪ XL ⎪⎪ US Release Date: April 02, 2013 Intro & Background Underground artist Tyler, The Creator may very well be the most controversial rapper of recent times. That may be a tall assertion considering  Miami rapper Rick Ross has been drawing the ire of critics for a poorly chosen allusion…