Albums That Raised Me: Eminem ‘The Marshall Mathers LP’

Albums That Raised Me: Eminem ‘The Marshall Mathers LP’

I’m not entirely sure how I feel about this new Eminem album. The first single, featuring Beyoncé, won’t ever be played in my house. Trust that. The second single barely made it through the first 30 seconds. Despite my feelings towards Marshall’s new music, The Marshall Mathers LP was single-handedly the most influential album on […]

Albums That Raised Me: Usher ‘8701’

Albums That Raised Me: Usher ‘8701’

Growing up, R&B music was the one safe genre for both my parents. My father, who lived in Brooklyn at the time, and my mother, back in North Jersey, were skeptical about the rap music then. Mom was too religious, and Dad was too reverent to his era of hip-hop music. I knew that if […]