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Holy Grail or Fail: Rap Music Fans Still Win

Holy Grail or Fail: Rap Music Fans Still Win

So, the battle over whether Magna Carta is the holy grail or a holey fail rages on. Jay-Z supporters scoff at the “haters” who don’t understand the rapper is a “business, man” who managed to go [...]

J. Cole’s Born Sinner: Take on Young Simba’s Latest

J. Cole’s Born Sinner: Take on Young Simba’s Latest

This is a Kyles Files prediction. You will enjoy listening to “Born Sinner.”  Amid the minefields of using the terms “faggot,” “bitch” and the n-bomb with the zeal of lesser MCs, there is promise.  (In the [...]

Yeezus Walks: Quick Take on Kanye West’s Latest Effort

Yeezus Walks: Quick Take on Kanye West’s Latest Effort

So, I listened to “Yeezus” four times. And I definitely understand why it has met with mixed reaction, including memes of it being dumped into a recycling bin. But I finally have formulated my opinion, untainted [...]

Now Playing: Rediculus, SB, R-kitech, Precise, Janelle Monae, Erykah Badu and MF Doom

Now Playing: Rediculus, SB, R-kitech, Precise, Janelle Monae, Erykah Badu and MF Doom

Happy Monday, fellow weekend warriors! You know I love sharing what I deem good music, so please prep your eyes and earbuds for the audio feast to follow.  For those wondering if Lauryn Hill’s new tumblr-released [...]

Racist Mountain Dew Ad Still Gets My Goat

Racist Mountain Dew Ad Still Gets My Goat

Updated: Thanks to my production company partner and sister, Kozi, we now have even more insight into how this foolishness came to fruition. And Mountain Dew snatched that video off the face of Mother Earth, but [...]