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Erykah Badu

Erykah Badu “But U Caint Use My Phone” Mixtape Review

Ms. Erykah Badu, Analog Girl in a Digital World, Low Down Loretta Brown, Fat Belly Bella, Sara Bellum, Medulla Oblongata, and any other nickname of hers known, returns with new music since her 2010 “New Amerykah, Pt. 2: Return of the Ankh.” Hopping on the wave of Drake’s successful tune “Hotline Bling” the singer dropped...

Ty Dolla $ign

Ty Dolla $ign “Free TC” Album Review

After countless features, a few mixtapes, and songwriting credits, Ty Dolla $ign releases his long-awaited debut album “Free TC.” Highly known as a feature artist himself, Ty returns the favor on his debut project. Rapper Future and Rae Sremmurd assist him on the party track “Blasé.” While Bay Area veteran rapper E-40 spits a verse...

Charlie Sheen

Charlie Sheen’s Coming Clean Scheme

By now we all have heard about actor Charlie Sheen coming forward and revealing to the world that he is HIV positive. The famous actor took a seat with journalist Matt Lauer on the highly rated news-broadcasting program “The Today Show” to announce the news. Rumors have been circulating about Charlie’s health status for some...

Puff Daddy

Puff Daddy & The Family “MMM” Album Review

The man who wears just as many hats as he does names returns to his first love with “MMM.” Inspired by the 2002 film “Paid in Full” and its acclaimed character Money Making Mitch. Puff Daddy takes us on a musical journey, and illustrates the hustler’s story in what he refers to as a “Sonic...

Halle Berry

Halle’s Berry Ain’t So Sweet

Number 1 on every man’s list since she came on to the scene, and if not, she’s in his top 5. Her beauty graced magazines and movie screens, making Halle Berry a household name and bonafide Hollywood beauty. Playing the role damsel and distress so well, Halle acts like all is good, but for the...

Ebony Cosby

Ebony’s Controversial Cosby Cover; You Mad or Nah?

“What surprises me most is that people who Mr. Cosby would have been extremely critical of are some of his loudest defenders”- Jamilah Lemieux, senior editor of Ebony Magazine. Ebony Cover vs. Community: Pushing the envelope, ruffling feathers, and creating dialogue are all the components that make some things so unique and great. Well, that’s...

Tamar Braxton

Tamar Braxton “Calling All Lovers” Album Review

The youngest of the Braxton clan Tamar releases her eagerly follow up to 2013’s album “Love and War.” “Calling All Lovers,” offers a slight variety of sounds, and although that may be the case. The sophomore jinx (actually 3rd album) is non-existing. Braxton showcases her larger than life personality with a dialogue closing out the...

Drake & Future

Drake & Future “What A Time To Be Alive” Mixtape Review

Hit-maker Drizzy Drake and the current trap music king Future joined musical forces to present a collaborated mixtape “What A Time To Be Alive.” The eleven-track (perfect length) LP possesses less than a few stellar moments from Drake, while Future dominates the mixtape that lacks substance from both artists. Its trap music at it’s finest...

Jill Scott

Jill Scott “Woman” Album Review

Jilly from Philly presents to us her new body of work since her 2011 LP “The Light Of The Sun.” In true Jill fashion she offers a ray of sounds on her new album “Woman.” Scott opens the album with the spoken word piece “Wild Cookie,” telling the truth that the cookie has a mind...

Teyana Taylor

Teyana Taylor “The Cassette Tape 1994” EP Review

One thing is for sure and two things are for certain, is that the 90’s were definitely the best era for R&B music. It seems that today’s generation is fascinated with everything the 90’s had to offer, and it’s R&B music especially. Trailing her debut album “VII” Teyana travels back in time to the golden...