The soulful and sultry songstress, Jazmine Sullivan, returns with “Holding You Down (Going In Circles)”. I was a fan of the song as soon as I heard it. It’s reminiscent of that old Mary J, hip-hop/soul sound. “Holding You Down (Going In Circles)” is the first single from Jazmine’s sophmore album, Love Me Back, which is scheduled to release on September 28th. Read More
Staying true to his word on releasing a new song every Friday, Kanye West dropped “Monster” yesterday. The song features Rick Ross, Jay-Z, Nicki Minaj, and Bon Iver. This will be featured on Kanye and Jay-Z’s joint 5 song EP titled Watch The Throne. I like everything about this song. Everyone with a full verse delivered.
“so let me get this straight wait Iâ€™m the rookie
but my features and my shows ten times your pay
50k for a verse no album out!”
Summertime, my least favorite season. The beaming sun makes me abnormally dark, it’s too hot to function, and I perspire…a lot. Meaning…I sweat, excessively. And who likes sweat? no one. The only good thing about summertime is that it spawned this classic song that has been covered time and time again. Read More
Usher has released the video to his first single, “DJ Got Us Fallin In Love“,Â from his recent EP Versus. Usher is a worldwide superstar and has to appeal to the masses, but I’m not a fan of this song. It’s obvious Usher’s recent endeavors are to only garner Billboard Chart success. When will he redirect his career to the Usher that garnered classic hits such as: “My Way“, “Nice & Slow“, “U Got It Bad“, “Burn“, “Confessions“, “My Boo“, etc… Read More
The genius minds at The Dallas Observer mashed up Cee Lo Green‘s viral hit, “Fuck You”, with the famous opera scene during Shawshank Redemtion. The song, which is co-written by Bruno Mars, voices Cee Lo’s opinions about his “gold-digging” ex. A radio friendly version properly titled, “Forget You”, will be released on October 1st.
Atlanta’s very own, Sean Garrett “The Pen”, has released his official mixtape, The Inkwell. The Inkwell is hosted by DJ Green Lantern and has a slew of features. Sean Garrett is most notable for his writing skills: Ciara’s “Goodies”, Chris Brown’s “Run It”, Teairra Mari’s “Make Her Feel Good”, Usher’s “Yeah”, Mario’s “Break Up”, Nicki Minaj’s “Massive Attack”, and many more. Read More
Former Crime Mob member, Diamond aka Miss 32 Flavors, releases the music video, “Lotta Money”, which is a single from her upcoming album. The song is catchy and radio friendly, I think that’s the aim for most singles. The colorful video matches the upbeat tempo. Read More
The ‘imperfect angel’, Mariah Carey, performed to a 55K sold out crowd at her Barretos concert in Brazil singing her classic hits to her newer melodies. The beautiful Mariah appears to be sporting a baby bump, but nothing has been confirmed. Congrats to Nick and Mariah. Read More