There is no such thing as luck. Continue reading
With Mother’s Day right around the corner, I though we’d take a look at some of the best hip-hop tracks relating to their momma’s. Continue reading
New releases from Jay-Z, J. Cole and the “Next Kanye West”. Continue reading
Pepsi Co recently pulled this commercial after a backlash of negative feedback. The Mountain Dew commercial was called racist and mysoginistic. With some ad veterans even calling it the most racist commercial… ever.
I just returned from a productive and amazing trip through the City of Angels. As with any trip to LA, I knew I would spend plenty of time on the road. Even driving from Santa Monica to Venice was an ordeal. And it’s only few miles away! Luckily I had two things with me that make any drive bearable. You already know Waze is one of them. And in addition, I had some sweet jams. Continue reading
Besides my glorious head of hair and semi-decent grasp of French, I get complimented on my ability to remember names. I never really gave it much thought, because it’s a skill I’ve had since I was young. But as I’ve entered my professional career, I have come to appreciate my skill more and more. It’s no secret that remembering names is the fastest way to build trust and rapport. Those of us have the skill use it to build relationships that propel our personal and profesional lives. Those that don’t have it meanwhile, chalk it up as not being one of their skills or just being “bad at names.” But the truth is anyone can be ridiculously good at remembering names. Continue reading
It was a year ago yesterday that I landed in the South Bay. At the time, I had no idea what would lie ahead. But looking back, I cannot help but be grateful for all the lessons and blessings that were given to me. Continue reading
The hip hop community is slated to hear some monstrous albums in the upcoming months. After a brief hiatus, the Lonely Stoner Kid CuDi returns with an April release of Indicud. Also in April we will hear Talib Kweli’s latest offering, Prisoner of Conscious. Over at Roc Nation, J. Cole is looking to surpass the success of his 2011 debut with Born Sinner later this year.
As the summer rolls on, rumors of albums by Kanye West and Jay-Z are sure to keep surfacing. Hip Hop DX reported that a possible title for Yeezy’s new album is I am God. Seems legit.
Despite the packed schedule of veteran releases, the album I’m most excited to hear… Continue reading
I’m certain that the Supreme Court justices will not be looking at our Facebook wall, tweets or instagram hash tags before they make a ruling on gay marriage. But I still cannot help but be impressed by the show of support and solidarity for such a serious issue. Continue reading