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Childish Gambino “This Is America” Explained

Childish Gambino “This Is America” Explained

Over the weekend, Actor Donald Glover both hosted “Saturday Night Live” and was the musical guest as his rap/R&B alter ego, Childish Gambino. Glover as Gambino premiered two new songs on “SNL,” titled “Saturday” and “This Is America.” “This Is America” lit up social media after its debut. You will need to watch it more than…MORE

The Clown Prince Of Hip Hop!! Biz Markie

The Clown Prince Of Hip Hop!! Biz Markie

BIZ MARKIE CONTINUES TO DJ, MAKE TV AND MOVIE APPEARENCES, AND AND MORE. BIZ MARKIE DEFINATELY GOES ON MY LIST AS ONE OF THE GREATEST IN HIP HOP CULTURE! CHECK THE BLOG:MORE

Sade is BACK after 7 years with a new single!!!!

Sade is BACK after 7 years with a new single!!!!

It has been announced that director Ava DuVernay, has joined black girl magic forces with the Sweetest Taboo singer Sade on the soundtrack to her new movie A Wrinkle in Time.  DuVernay says, “My creative partnership with Sade on ‘Flower of the Universe’ was so connected that I reverse engineered the usual process and used…MORE

Erykah Badu! The Hats, The Boxes, The Music

Erykah Badu! The Hats, The Boxes, The Music

It’s impossible to sum up the amazingness (Yes! that is a word!) of Erykah Badu! Give me 1 minute to give you a taste of why she’s necessary in music and life. It might sound extreme but she actually does assist in childbirth! Discover the many hats she wears here:  MORE

Earth Wind And Fire

Earth Wind And Fire

Earth wind and fire were more than just versatile, They brought a cosmic mystical and eclectic vibe to music during their time. It all blended together perfectly with the writings of Maurice white and his unpredictable arrangements. The group was named after The three elements in Whites astrological charts. I found it extremely interesting that…MORE

Lauryn Hill aka L Boogie

Lauryn Hill aka L Boogie

Lauryn Hill aka L Boogie Well known for being a member of the group the Fugees. Lauryn Hill’s studio album titled The Miseduction of Lauryn Hill is on the list of me and most of my friends top favorite album in LIFE.   The album sold approx 8 million copies with hits like Doo Wop…MORE

Al Green was kicked out for…WHAT!!?

Al Green was kicked out for…WHAT!!?

GUESS WHO GOT KICKED OUT OF THE HOUSE AFTER BEING CAUGHT LISTENING TO A JACKIE WILSON RECORD? AL GREENE!!! AL GREENE IS DEFINATELY ONE OF THOSE ARTIST THAT MOST OF US GREW UP LISTENING TO BY DEFAULT OF OUR PARENTS. NOW FOR ME, FEELING AL’S MUSIC WAS SOMETHING THAT I HAD NO CHOICE IN. IT…MORE

New Jack Swing, BlackStreet, & Harlem! We’re talking Guy!

New Jack Swing, BlackStreet, & Harlem! We’re talking Guy!

Aint nothing like getting paid on a Friday! If you’re a seasoned 30 year old, like me, that Johnny Kemp song “Just Got Paid” will easily come to mind. That song, along with other famous joints in the 90’s like Bobby Brown’s “My Prerogative were written by the creators of New Jack Swing. I’m talking…MORE

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Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (11-22-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (11-22-19)

Nashville man convicted for starting multiple fires William Spencer Warner has been convicted for setting fires in Nashville. He was first arrested in June of 2017. After he was interviewed, he was turned over to federal authorities for terroristic threats. In January of this year, Warner set fire to the former Haddox Pharmacy in the 1500 block of…

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (11-20-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (11-20-19)

MNPS teacher placed on leave for homework about the n-word An English teacher with Metro Nashville Public Schools has been placed on leave pending a disciplinary review for  homework in question  assigned to 30 students at Cane Ridge High School in Antioch.  The assignment was for them to write a one-page paper on the derogatory term…

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (11-19-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (11-19-19)

Community Oversight Board Executive Director resigns William Weeden, the director of Nashville’s Community Oversight Board resigned Monday. Weeden stepped down from his after months of clashes between the board and Metro Police. The board confirmed Weeden’s decision but didn’t clarify his reasoning. It is unclear who will take over as the COB’s Executive Director. 3 People Shot &…

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (11-18-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (11-18-19)

Trump Adviser Roger Stone Found Guilty of Witness Tampering, Lying to Congress Longtime Trump adviser Roger Stone was convicted of seven crimes on Friday, including witness tampering and lying to Congress. Stone is the sixth Trump aide to be convicted of charges brought as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. Trump tweeted that the…