Beyoncé, Beyoncé © Sony

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 videos. Being that Beyoncé IS Beyoncé and the fact that … Continue reading Is Beyoncé’s Beyoncé Platinum Edition (More) A Good Deal?

Rick Ross, Hood Billionaire © Def Jam

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. Shallowly titled, Hood Billionaire additionally proves to be shallow thematically. … Continue reading Rick Ross’ ‘Hood Billionaire’ Pales in Comparison To His Best 

Iggy Azalea, The New Classic © Def Jam

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) 2) A$AP Ferg featuring A$ton Matthews, B-Real, Fredo Starr, Onyx … Continue reading Playlist: 45 Songs With the F-Bomb in Their Title

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. Takeaway #2 Miley Cyrus’ shock value knows no end!  She … Continue reading 3 Quick Musical Takeaways for Tuesday May 12, 2014