Review: Rick Ross, ‘Mastermind’


Rick Ross keeps a good thing going strong on LP number six  Rick Ross • Mastermind • Def Jam • US Release Date: March 3, 2014 Six albums in, the best way to describe Rick Ross is that he ‘is what he is’.  Ross’ high watermark artistically was his fourth LP, 2010 masterpiece Teflon Don. …

Opinion: Can R&B Be Saved?


Introduction Sometimes the truth is hard, but the truth is that music does not sell the way that it once did.  Before this is accused to be a generalization, all styles and former blockbuster artists have waned in the amount of albums sold.  Younger generations are more content with an a la carte approach in…