Each person who enters through the doors keeps the fear of failure at bay for another five minutes, and if you can do that enough, it starts to feels like a success. Yet those who come out saying: “I was really blown away" – those are the people I should be counting.
K-pop and the Eastern Wave: Is the West Ready?
There is a thirst for Asian voices to be heard in popular media.
How Raury is Changing the Music Industry
The former major label protégé is marching to the beat of his own drum.
Examining Cancel Culture in Music
Do you forgive and forget or banish them to cancelation hell?
We Don’t Care Enough About Hip-Hop’s Female Vets
Here’s the thing, we really don’t care about our female veterans. And no, I don’t mean our actual women who have served in any type of public force, even though veterans overall are treated like shit and we need to work on that. But no, I’m talking about the women in hip-hop who have paved … Continue reading We Don’t Care Enough About Hip-Hop’s Female Vets
Culture Never Slumps: Barack Obama and the Continued Dominance of Hip-Hop
Just a couple weeks ago, hip-hop celebrated its 44th birthday. For those unfamiliar with how the genre was conceived, in August 11, 1973 a young cat by the name of DJ Kool Herc threw a "Back to School Jam" party in the Bronx and invented a new technique on the turntables called "the break", in … Continue reading Culture Never Slumps: Barack Obama and the Continued Dominance of Hip-Hop