Best Albums of 2017


Kendrick Lamar (DAMN.), Jay-Z (4:44), Lorde (Melodrama), Father John Misty (Pure Comedy), and The National (Sleep Well Beast) top ‘50 Best Albums of 2017.’ Source: 50 Best Albums of 2017 | Year in Review

Jay-Z, 4:44 | Top 5 Songs


Rap icon Jay-Z returns after a four-year hiatus with ‘4:44,’ arguably, his most personal album to date. He’s on autopilot.

DJ Khaled, Grateful | Highlights


DJ Khaled returns with the most star-studded album of his career with ‘Grateful.’ At nearly 90 minutes, it’s jam-packed with hits.

Is Beyoncé’s Beyoncé Platinum Edition (More) A Good Deal?


Beyoncé • Beyoncé Platinum Edition (More) • Columbia • US Release Date: November 24, 2014 Beyoncé does something that many artists have done in recent times – rereleases a popular album with additional tracks. In the case of Mrs. Carter, Beyoncé was already a stacked album in its fullest form, featuring 14 songs and 18…

Rick Ross’ ‘Hood Billionaire’ Pales in Comparison To His Best 


Rick Ross • Hood Billionaire • Def Jam • US Release Date: November 24, 2014 “Quarter key got me livin’ like I’m Don King / heavyweight, I’m in the ring n*gga ding ding…” Rick Ross may not be throwing any right hooks, but the elephantine rapper does release his second album of 2014, Hood Billionaire….

Playlist: 45 Songs With the F-Bomb in Their Title


Don’t call this list profound, call it profane! Corny yes, but true! All of the songs on this list feature every college guy’s (and probably girl’s) favorite expletive in some form – that would be the f-word if you were confused. So, here goes the list! 1) 2Pac, “F*ck The World” (Me Against The World)…

MTV VMAs: A Reflection


View this post on Instagram A post shared by Beyoncé (@beyonce) on Aug 25, 2014 at 2:01am PDT So on Sunday night, that famous (or infamous) show known as the VMAs took place on MTV. It’s sort of funny you know? At one time, MTV actually played true to its name – music television. Not…

3 Quick Musical Takeaways for Tuesday May 12, 2014


Takeaway #1 Solange went all ‘angry black woman’ on Jay-Z, while Beyoncé maintained her normal demeanor as her man was being attacked… Hmm, so much for having “99 Problems and a b**ch ain’t one”.  Apparently, the younger Knowles is the feistier one of the two, unleashing her inner firecracker for the entire world to see….