We searched high and low, scanning Billboard Top 100, Shazam’s download of the week, iTunes Top 10, and even World Star Hip Hop’s most recent post. We listened to terrestrial radio, and the homeless guy outside our office play air guitar.
For years, the Best Of The Best concert on Memorial Day weekend has drawn reggae and dancehall fans from Jamaica to Toronto and beyond to Bayfront Park to see some of the biggest names in both genres.
They say that the speed and strength he hit with never could have been predicted. They say everyone underestimated him. They mull the odds he overcame and wonder how this childlike man surpassed some of the most intimidating and “out of his league” names in recent history.
We kicked the night off strong with hosts India Menuez, Chloe Wise, Miyako Bellizzi, Lizz Jardim, and Princess Nokia, all of who were featured in the Chapter 59: FEMMES book.
The purpose of the strippers is to attract a large crowd; by having more visitors equals good fortune in the afterlife, and the more luxurious the funeral, the better chances the dead will be in heaven.
The camera policy for the LAPD was set forward by police chief Charlie Beck on Friday, and was approved by a 3-1 vote on April 28th.
Title to Kendrick’s latest album, the phrase itself speaks on white supremacy in America and its prevalent effects on young adults, in turn promoting the continuous struggle to find true identity in one’s ethnicity.
Over the past couple of years, the line that distinguishes an album from a mixtape has become even more blurred than Pharell’s seven-million dollar court case. Now as A-list artists in no need of exposure start releasing mixtapes, it’s become the fans’ responsibility to place an official title on what artists can’t do.
Feels like it's going to be a long week, however, this week's Monday Morning Playlist will certainly ease the pain.