Kanye West Takes Us to ‘Church’ with Sunday Service

Kanye West Takes Us to ‘Church’ with Sunday Service

For certain religious folks — depending on their faith — a typical Sunday may include rolling out of bed before 10am. Why? Well, to quickly get dressed for church. Once the church doors open and you’ve wiped enough sleep from your eyes, you’re welcomed by a choir singing praises to your creator. It is this […]

Kehlani Gives Us Something to Listen to While We Wait

Kehlani Gives Us Something to Listen to While We Wait

Kehlani — pregnant, glowing, and making music like she never left. The ethereal songstress dropped her nine-song mixtape on February 21, 2019, which is just weeks before her baby is due. According to The Fader, the title While We Wait serves as symbolism for her second studio album she plans to drop later this year. It’s also an […]

Is 2019 the Year of Bad Hip-Hop and R&B Albums?

Is 2019 the Year of Bad Hip-Hop and R&B Albums?

It seems like the anticipation for hip-hop and R&B albums this year is exceeding the reality of what we are actually receiving. There are several listicles throughout the Web that features exhaustive lists of upcoming albums and rumored albums from our favorite hip-hop and R&B artists. However, are we living in a fantasy world or […]

Is ‘Twerk’ Leading A New Feminist Movement?

Is ‘Twerk’ Leading A New Feminist Movement?

“People think that being a feminist is a b***h that, like, went to school. They wear skirts all the way to their motherf*****g ankles like a godd**n First Lady. That’s not being a feminist.” — Cardi B, E News  When I first saw the Cardi B and City Girls video for their song “Twerk,” I […]

10 Of The Most Anticipated Hip-Hop Albums of 2019

10 Of The Most Anticipated Hip-Hop Albums of 2019

Musically, 2019 has been off to a pretty slow start — unless you are super hyped about Ariana Grande’s Thank U, Next album, but for the rest of us still playing old J. Cole tracks (cues “January 28th” from 2014 Forest Hills Drive) — needing something fresh in the hip-hop world is an understatement. We ended last […]

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Soundtrack

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Soundtrack

“That’s all it is Miles, take a leap of faith” — Peter Parker, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse  If you haven’t seen Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse already, this entire read will be a waste of time… Well, not really, but ideally we can assume you’ve seen the movie before reading this. Fortunately, no major spoiler alerts ahead […]

Eight Times R. Kelly Should’ve Been Muted

Eight Times R. Kelly Should’ve Been Muted

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know by now that R&B singer R. Kelly is possibly the most controversial news story to date outside of the federal government shutdown. Kelly, who is well-known for popular songs like “Bump N’ Grind” and “I Believe I Can Fly,” is finally getting what he deserves after […]

Favorite 2018 R&B Album Playlist

Favorite 2018 R&B Album Playlist

Last year, the hip-hop world delivered some pretty “okay” albums to say the least, but it’s often overlooked sibling, R&B, came out the gate with several heavy hitters. While Jacquees ruffled some feathers with his end of the year declaration that he is the “King of R&B” — which is far from the truth — […]