Why Cancel Culture Can be Restricting

It seems like every week there is another celebrity being dragged on social media for on offensive or ignorant tweet. In an attempt to be woke, people love to pull out memes and start #IsOverParty, and canceling people has quickly become part of our new normal. I can’t pretend that I have never found some…

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Don’t Sleep on Spicy Management

Almost everyone possesses a musical talent that he or she feels need to be shown to the world. Whether that musical talent is singing, rapping, or composing lyrics, each artist wants their shot to reach to the top of the charts. The past few years, many artists are either independent or develop music in an…

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#Watch “G Funk”| A YouTube Originals Documenatry

“When you’re making magic, sometimes the ingredients don’t come with instructions” – Snoop Dogg In the early 90s, the G Funk style of hip-hop emerged from Los Angeles, which combines elements of Motown, Funk, and R&B with socially-aware gangsta rap. From it,  for the first time, a hip-hop album debuted at #1 on the pop…

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5 Eco-Friendly Companies Trying to Save the World

Last Monday, Starbucks announced that it will replace all plastic straws with strawless lids or biodegradable paper straws for frappuccinos. Their decision comes after Seattle, the company’s home city, banned single-use plastic straws and utensils in an attempt to reduce plastic pollution. The corporation revealed that it will eliminate more than one billion straws a…

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Winner Takes All or Lonely at the Top? |Battle Royale and the Meaning it Holds

Battle Royale, Hunger Games, PUBG, and Fortnite have had an impact upon the world that has been truly epic. Each of these titles has one thing in common; there can only be one winner. I have looked at each of these experiences and came to one conclusion. Read at your own risk! If we start…

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The Selling Power of Fake Instagram Influencers

At first glance, model Lil Miquela looks like every other Instagram influencer. She posts pictures paired with clever captions, collaborates with brands and even had beef with another influencer. Like other Instagram models, critics accuse her of being fake, but unlike some of those models, Miquela hasn’t gone under the knife. She doesn’t need to.…

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Essence of Indie 2018

Saturday, July 7, 2018, Essence hosted their 4th annual “Essence of Indie” concert during the Essence Festival weekend in New Orleans, Louisiana. This year’s lineup features lam Denisia, Alfred Banks, Austin Levy, Maxx Painn, Paasky, Briki fa president and more. The location was at the famous, “The Howlin’ Wolf” music venue. The same weekend, another…

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Leon Bridges “Good Thing” | A Journey Through a Relationship

When I saw the title “Good Thing” by Leon Bridges I was immediately was reminded of the bible verse in Proverbs (Proverbs 18:22). The album is enjoyable, and Leon Bridges once again captivates with his soulful voice and smooth melodies. However, by the end of the album I felt tired and like I had been…

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U.K Rapper Stormzy Set to Release Book, Along Imprint with Penguin Random House

According to Fader, Stormzy announced #Merky Books, a book collab with Penguin Random House U.K. The debut release will be Stormzy’s first-ever book, Rise Up: The #Merky Journey So Far and will include “hundreds of never-before-seen photographs, annotated lyrics, and contributions from those closest to him.” Stormzy expanded on IG about giving unheard authors a voice, “I…

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6 Celebrity YouTube Channels to Subscribe to

Ten years ago, YouTube was a place to find entertaining cat videos, and no one imagined it would become as popular as it is now. According to a study conducted by Google, more than 70 percent of teenagers admitted they relate more to YouTubers than traditional celebrities. YouTubers, even the ones with millions of followers,…

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Calling all Rappers and R&B Singers Who Want to Perform “The Bars Over Bull Concert”

From Wayne Enterprises Rappers & R&B Singers can register to perform in “The Bars Over Bull Concert” headlined by New York Hip Hop Legend “Bruse Wane” who’s worked with Styles-P, Keith Murray, Remy Ma, Papoose Chris Rivers, Sean Price, N.O.R.E and more. The show is held August 9th,2018  in Atlanta Georgia and is the best way to get discovered…

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Dom Kennedy Shared New Mixtape “Addicted To The Underground”

Dom Kennedy recently released the latest mixtape “Addicted to the Underground” – a surprise mixtape with nine-tracks. This project is Kennedy’s first release since his 2017 tape Half a Mil with Hit Boy. It features Smoke DZA, with production coming from Troy Noka and John G. Check out the mixtape below! Are you guys ready for…

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#Watch Xavier Wulf in “Request Refused” Video

“Request Refused” is a Tay Keith-produced cut from his forthcoming East Memphis Maniac mixtape. Check out the Video below.

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Anyone Can Use Some Moroccan Spiciness in their lives

Rihanna has done it again! Her beauty line, Fenty Beauty, is releasing another summer collection right after the “Killawat Foil Highlights” mini collection, lip luminzers, and “Body Lava” products. The collection, “Moroccan Spice” gives off a powerful stumble natural look for anyone that enjoys nude eyeshadows. Rihanna has been teasing her fans with the possibility…

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8 Movies to Add to Your Fourth of July Playlist

Just because you don’t have an elaborate party planned for the fourth of July, doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate. In fact, you don’t even have to leave your bed, to commemorate this important holiday. Just pull up your covers because here are eight movies you need add to your July 4 playlist. “Independence Day” It’s…

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Album Review | Let the Trap say Amen

Lecrae has made a new album that features trap beats and a holy message. There is a stereotype when it comes to Christians and it’s that they are holier than everyone else. However, Jesus never had that approach in his ministry. He was surrounded by thugs, prostitutes, blind, lame, and the socially unacceptable. I believe…

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What Everyone Can Learn From Demi Lovato’s Journey to Sobriety

Singer, Demi Lovato has always been vocal about her struggles with drugs and alcohol and her battle with an eating disorder. In her YouTube documentary, “Simply Complicated,” Lovato reveals that she began using cocaine and abusing alcohol towards the end of her Disney channel career. On June 21, 2018, Lovato confessed in her emotional song,…

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Personalize Scorpion Jacket for Drake’s Tour #NewMerchAlert

According to Fader, Drake’s new album Scorpion has already broken streaming records on Apple Music and is streaming over 10 million times per hour on Spotify. There will be an opportunity for fans to personalize their very own Scorpion tour jacket. The back features the “Tour Twenty Eighteen” design, but the front will say “Executive Produced By [Your…

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