Violence and hip-hop have always gone hand in hand. Rather it be rappers documenting the death and disparity within the hoods they were raised in or the death that they claim to have inflicted upon others. Nevertheless, guns and rap go together like ham and cheese. Artists are glorified for living by the street codes in which they rap about. Newcomer Da Baby has proven … Continue reading Our Hip Hop Artists Are At Risk
When a business conscious hip-hop entrepreneur joins forces with a patented computer programmer and inventor, some definite tech magic is bound to happen and hence, the release of the F3 cellular phone and the F-Buds earpods from Figgers Communications. Grammy-nominated rapper, Jeezy announced a new partnership with telecommunications entrepreneur, Freddie Figgers, founder of Figgers Communications. Through their partnership, Jeezy and Freddie aim to democratize and bring quality … Continue reading Jeezy Breaks Into Telecommunications With Launch Of State-of-the-Art F3 Cell Phone and F-Buds In Partnership With Figgers Communications
As we close out Mental Health Awareness Month yet another year, please know and understand that your mental health is just as important as your physical health. As we’ve been witness to many celebrities, even loved ones and friends, who had seemingly good health and a seemingly good lifestyle harm or kill themselves due to mental trauma that was taken lightly…or not acknowledged at all. … Continue reading Signs You Need A Mental Health Vacation
Remember that episode of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air when Will and Carlton went through rush week for a college fraternity and the leader didn’t want to let Carlton in because he said he was a “sell out”? Is that a true, real life representation of how black people view each other based on financial status? Black children that are raised in affluent neighborhoods, with … Continue reading “The Carlton Banks Syndrome” Are Privileged Black Kids Considered Less “Down” Than Inner City Black Kids?
What classifies someone as a “culture vulture”? 🤔 Instantly, I think of people like Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry, Kylie Jenner and Iggy can get put on the list too. Over the years, I’ve had this discussion quite a few times and the responses have been pretty standard across the board, “A culture vulture is any white person who does “black” things”. NOT TRUE. Tiger Woods … Continue reading Culture Vultures 🦅
Prince Milly, also known as Phresh Prince, has reigned as one of the ELITE in the St. Petersburg, FL rap circuit for quite a few years. His controversial lyrics speak directly into the young, wild and free lifestyle the Million Dollar Records MC lives day in and day out. We all are anticipating the release of his new mixtape, “Wrath Before The Wraith” in the … Continue reading Artist Spotlight feat. Prince Milly
Under no 🙅🏾 circumstances should a grown man wear women’s attire. Leggings, skirts, blouses, dresses, none of the above 🚫. That applies to the norm and the famous. But as we all know, the famous influences a great portion of hip hop culture. Fashion trends among rappers stayed pretty consistent through the 90’s and 00’s but dammit man have these n*ggas taken “originality” too damn … Continue reading The Emasculation of Hip Hop Fashion