2008 Rap Up – Happy New Years

As he does every year, rapper (and ghostwriter) Skillz has released his annual ‘rap’ up for 2008… I haven’t even listened to the whole song yet, but this guy is always on point with these – they always have me falling OUT laughing. Enjoy – and HAPPY FREKIN’ NEW YEARS – See ya in 2009! … Continue reading

We All Need Therapy

India Arie has always been one of those artists that can PUNCH us with just a simply good song – good lyrics, good melody, and good vocals. She has done it yet again with this new track, “Therapy”, off her upcoming new album, ‘Testimony: Vol. 2, Love & Politics‘ (due in stores Feb. 10th, 2009) … Continue reading

Make You Feel My Love

Someone on a music board I frequent posted this last night – and while it’s not a new performance, I really wanted to share this with my readers. British “heartbroken soul”* singer Adele gave this stirring performance earlier this year of the song “Make You Feel My Love” off her four-time Grammy nominated album ‘19‘. … Continue reading

Dear Christopher ‘Frank White’ Wallace

Jadakiss – “Letter to B.I.G.” (ft. Faith Evans) – link below to listen and download the track – don’t forget that while many rappers might make tributes to Big and whatnot, Jada and the rest of the LOX probably actually knew him and chilled with him back when they were on Bad Boy under Diddy. … Continue reading

Doubt

The new film, ‘Doubt‘, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same title, is one of those rare films that’s actually worth whatever crazy price they are charging for admission these days in theaters. The film’s strength lies in its exceptional use of colors, symbolism, and metaphor to tell a story. Another aspect of … Continue reading