The Drop – Nicki Minaj, Rüfüs Du Sol, & Louis The Child

The Drop – Nicki Minaj, Rüfüs Du Sol, & Louis The Child

The Drop is us cutting through the massive jungle of new music that’s been released over the last seven days.  We sharpen our proverbial machetes and cut through the shit to get you to the content that you need to be listening to. This is The Drop.  -Control Forever Nicki Minaj – “Barbie Dream” I […]

Summer Hangover: Best TV of 2018 (So Far)

Summer Hangover: Best TV of 2018 (So Far)

Check out our movie version of the summer hangover here. We’re in August, the dog days of summer, where most industries seem to kick back and wait for September… Well, the TV industry is still churning out show on top of show, and it’s a vast choppy sea of content out there. Here are a […]

The New Age of the Minority Filmmaker

The New Age of the Minority Filmmaker

We are seeing a resurgence of the minority filmmaker in 2018. Two projects that are generating buzz come from debut directors who are both centered in Oakland, California. While the films differ in tone and style, the messages tend to over lap and ask the viewer for a sense of racial awareness that many people […]

On Wax: Nicki Minaj, Trippie Redd + More

On Wax: Nicki Minaj, Trippie Redd + More

Nicki Claims Her Throne as Queen After four long years, Nicki Minaj finally unleashes her fourth studio album, Queen. Originally supposed to be released on August 17th, the New York icon surprised fans a week early. Nicki finds herself in both the pop world and hip-hop world on this album. While she most definitely rides the trap […]

The Death of Art: The Academy Introduces “Best Popular Film”

The Death of Art: The Academy Introduces “Best Popular Film”

The 90th Academy Award in 2018 had hit its lowest viewing with an average of 26.5 million views, which is a drop from the previous years of 32.9 million. In an attempt to make the Academy Awards more entertaining and to increase ratings, the Board of Governors for the organization have just announced three key […]

Neon Black Episode 38- Travis Scott Is Not A Mega Star

Neon Black Episode 38- Travis Scott Is Not A Mega Star

Welcome to Neon Black where we talk all things pop culture, music, art, and film. Today we talk about more Alex Jones news – Donald Glover’s (Childish Gambino) Dead Pool project – The Viper Room Closing down – The new Travis Scott record, Astroworld – The 1975 are the best thing in rock (and it’s hard […]

The Punk Era of Hip-Hop

The Punk Era of Hip-Hop

What do the punk bands: Descendents, Fear, The Adolescents, and hip-hop artists: Lil Yachty, Machine Gun Kelly, and WifisFuneral all have in common? (Besides all being musical acts, of course.) Give up? Don’t know who I’m talking about? Don’t care? Great, I’ll tell you anyway. They all shared the stage at the Musink Tattoo Convention […]