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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 [...]

Where is the Love? Has Radio Killed the Slowjam?

Where is the Love? Has Radio Killed the Slowjam?

The lights are low. Vanilla candles are glowing on the dresser. A beautiful melody wafts into the atmosphere. Chris Brown’s sugary sweet vocals hang in the air in “Another Round.” “You got a mean walk.  I’m [...]

Track-off’s Back: Local MC, Singers and Rockers, Game On

Track-off’s Back: Local MC, Singers and Rockers, Game On

**Meek Mills voice** Track-off’s back, track-off’s back!  That’s right, Kyles Filers, the online competition I created in 2009 has a new home.  It’s been about a month since the last bout, and that was back in [...]

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, [...]