While many have praised Monae as creating a song for the current movement, many in the black trans community have noticed a glaring mistake in the selection of names uplifted in her piece, which was created to highlight the black victims of state violence.
Chances are you have passed by one of Eduardo Kobra's street art murals. His kaleidoscope style images have transformed city walls and sidewalks across the globe into colorful sights that pay homage to some of the world's most influential figures like Martin Luther King Jr. and Dalai Lama.
Ever wonder about the mysterious world your brain travels to when you start to daydream without notice, or when you experience that dreamlike, transcendental state that briefly occurs before you jolt up in a slightly confused haze?
Jones is now flying solo and with it, he recently released his debut album titled Waiting For Midnight. I got to spend the afternoon with the star and here are 5 discoveries I just had to share.
I've heard it said, That people come into our lives For a reason Bringing something we must learn. And we are led to those Who help us most to grow...
Spotify, the popular music streaming service, is under pressure from an insurgent Apple Music and incumbents like Pandora. So by way of a play called the Trial Balloon, it's painting a compelling new picture for online music lovers.
In these times when hip-hop is struggling with its own maturation, Domino Effect is one of many examples where an album can live through grown sensibilities.
New Zealander Steph Brown and West Virginia-born multi-instrumentalist and producer Fen Ikner are Lips, an electronic pop act characterised by a girl with giant lips for a head.
I believe several factors impede the positive nature of daydreaming. Instant gratification impairs the magic of desire.
The college students of yesteryear packed their laptop computer and a graphing calculator when they went off to school in late August. Today's tech-fo...
I wasn't looking for a different type of music to listen to. My loyal readers know I love metal, hard rock, 80s, hip hop, rap and reggae. Then pow. Jaafar, who is from Jordan, landed in my speakers.
Where were you when you first heard Madonna? It's a question that pop fans who devoured the offerings put forth by MTV and top-40 radio during the Eighties and Nineties can probably answer without thinking.
f you have big dreams, Brice says you better be ready for rejection. The path to your big dream is a very long and difficult one. Brice's motto is to "keep on grinding."
It is Raekwon that has mastered unique, digital, and modern ways to celebrate the album and the classic time period of the mid-nineties. There is no doubt that the over 30 tour dates that crisscrossed the U.S. is a fitting tribute all in itself.
The acclaimed Canadian hip-hop artist, producer, and radio host is speaking to me via Skype about his new memoir Wicked and Weird: The Amazing Tales of Buck 65, unaware that he's just made the understatement of the century.
Goldsmith concedes it's vital to get your wife on board if you want to start a band in your late 60s. His wife, Kathy, five children and three grandchildren love the new Lenny Goldsmith.