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“Control” Yourself: Kendrick Lamar Just Saved Rap

“Control” Yourself: Kendrick Lamar Just Saved Rap

I know.  I know. I’m the Jay Electronica of posting. Much like the procrastinating poet, I have repeatedly promised a number of my Facebook family and Twitter fam that I would weigh in on the Kendrick [...]

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 [...]

Gwyneth Paltrow Needs a Time-out: Paris is Burning

Gwyneth Paltrow Needs a Time-out: Paris is Burning

Gwyneth Paltrow is a fool for the following Tweet: “Ni**as in paris for real @mrteriusnash (the dream) tyty, beehigh http://say.ly/ySc3rTP,” followed by this photo taken during the “Watch the Throne” tour.   Gwyneth Paltrow on WhoSay [...]