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Bottlegate: Are We to Blame for the Corruption of Drake?

Bottlegate: Are We to Blame for the Corruption of Drake?

I am absolutely appalled by the bottle-gate sweeping the worlds of rap, R&B and now, mainstream pop culture at large.  Currently, a criminal investigation is attempting to sort the throwers from the throwees. Regardless of how [...]

Nicki Minaj Has Lost Her Barbie Brain: Beez in the the Trap

Nicki Minaj Has Lost Her Barbie Brain: Beez in the the Trap

Nicki. What are you doing, ma?  Really, please stop listening to the din of Barbie fans and thirsty Stans and talk to your fellow female phenoms for a sec… **Blank stare** Have you all seen this [...]

What’s Beef: Common vs Maya Angelou

What’s Beef: Common vs Maya Angelou

This is a no-win situation. If you take a side, you’re either against a grandmotherly, revered poet and national treasure or an intelligent, cultured hip-hop artist and actor who gives back to his community. But take [...]

All the Way to Heaven: RIP Heavy D

All the Way to Heaven: RIP Heavy D

DJ Averi Minor – Heavy D Tribute mix from The AveCity Show by Avecityshow on Mixcloud     It is always a tragedy to lose a hip-hop icon. Particularly sad when that icon is only 44 [...]

Get Ready For….Mobb Deep

Get Ready For….Mobb Deep

Despite their tough talk and clear disdain for the ladies (at least, lyrically), I’m a super-fan of Mobb Deep. The duo’s gritty instrumentals, awe-inducing storytelling and cowboy-level beat riding had me from “Juvenile Hell.” Lucky us, [...]