Sinclare: NO DAYS OFF

Sinclare (AKA SIN$EI) is an independent hip-hop artist who writes, produces and engineers his own music. His chill demeanor reminds you of a west coast rapper but he’s a southerner through and through. Hailing from Little Rock, AR by way of Baton Rouge, LA, Sinclare is destined for greatness. His curiosity in music started at an early age. He recalls performing in several talent shows in elementary school. He began writing and performing his own raps as a middle schooler. In high school, although he was a member of a…

Tupac’s Middle Finger To American Racism Will Forever Be His Lasting Legacy

The older I become, the harder it is to defend Tupac Amaru Shakur as the greatest RAPPER of all time. If one goes by pure rap/lyrics, its difficult to make an argument that puts him above Big, Hov, Nas, Black Thought, Talib, Mos Def, or Andre 3000. The older we become, the more appreciation we have for not only what was said, BUT how it was said, and we tend to measure the complexities of both the what and how. So yes, recycling, “Being buried in the cemetery while I…

Video: Rhythm + Flow Winner D Smoke Premiers his Newest offering with Anthem “Black Habits”

Netflix Rhythm + Flow contest winner D Smoke just dropped some heat for Black History Month! The Inglewood Native evokes a distinctively west coast vibe over a haunting track in an equally haunting video that manifests Django vibes as he sits atop a brown horse and spits from the soul. D Smoke is a bi-lingual musician with an impeccable flow and his ascension is no mistake. Take a listen to “Black Habits” and you’ll begin to understand why… whatever IT is… he has IT!

Snoop Dogg And The Misogyn-ets Who Agree With Him F*cked It Up For Everybody

If there was ever a picture of “I wish this knacker would STFU,” it would be a picture of Snoop Dogg. When the Gayle King interview with Lisa Leslie hit the social media-verse, it became clear from the jump that a lot of people would not agree with Gayle’s line of questioning about Kobe Bryant’s past rape allegation. From then, a semi firestorm erupted. But this firestorm was nothing out of the ordinary. Everyone on social media tends to overreact. This slight overreaction came attached with a few funny memes,…

Exclusive: How Drake’s Longtime Friend CJ Gibson Coordinated Drake’s Surprise Visit To Jackson, MS For One Night Only

To: Jackson – From: CJ Christopher Joel ‘CJ” Gibson was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi — Presidential Hills, to be exact. A true Jacksonian, graduating from Callaway High School and onto Jackson State University, where he majored in Accounting. Aside from academics, CJ was a part of The Sonic Boom (WT), where he met Cortez ‘Tez’ Bryant, who was managing, the biggest artist in the world, Lil Wayne. On CJ’s JSU graduation day in 2007, he flew to Miami (same day) and began assisting in the management of Lil…