Last month, I started poetry in my Introduction to Literature class. Poetry always begins with around twenty faces out of twenty-five masked with dread, wariness or doubt. "I don't like poetry," a few might say. I hold my ground and reply, "That's like exclaiming you don't like oxygen."
Although it seems that Paul Simon has been on the road frequently over the last few years, his latest tour seems much more date-packed as he heralds his latest and one of the best albums of his career, So Beautiful Or So What.
The BET Awards are always one of the most electrifying nights in the world of hip-hop. This is usually the one night where hip hop culture's value is genuinely appreciated. Sadly, this year was lackluster at best.
Decades ago, when C&C Music Factory's "Everybody Dance Now" topped charts based on the powerful voice of Martha Wash, featured vocalists were something of a novelty. In today's music industry, they're practically the norm.
For drag fans, this one's jam-packed! I serve a backstage interview with RuPaul's Drag Race star India Ferrah and video from Jose A. Guzman-Colon's shoot with original Drag Race diva BeBe Zahara Benet.
The artists seem to be a pair of space bound rocket ships aiming for the moon. But soaring success in cyberspace is not all they share. A closer look reveals they might be singing different versions of the same song.