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When Life Gives You Resitance, Grab a Pepsi
When Life Gives You Resitance, Grab a Pepsi

On Tuesday , Pepsi, released an ad starring Kendall Jenner as "the white savior" this generation sorely needs with a conceit that was as stupid as it was implausible: The way to achieve peace was by drinking a Pepsi." The two and a half minute “short film” features shots of diverse (well dressed) people marching through the streets carrying vague signs stating “Peace” and “Join...

Jump Into Spring With The Nowruz New Year Playlist
Jump Into Spring With The Nowruz New Year Playlist

Today is Nowruz which is the Persian new year. Nowruz, originally an ancient Zoroastrian holiday celebrating the rebirth of spring is a holiday about welcoming a new day filled with blessings. Today, it is a celebrated in many countries that consist of the former Persian Empire from Iran to Azerbaijan to Southern Russia all the way to Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and many other regions by both...

Black Cobain & Reesa Renee Gives Us Jazz Soul Vibes With “Brown Sugar”
Black Cobain & Reesa Renee Gives Us Jazz Soul Vibes With “Brown Sugar”

Russian woke anarchist Emma Goldman once said, “If I can’t dance, I don’t want to be in your revolution.” Well, the new Black Cobain jam, “Brown Sugar,” is definitely danceable featuring DC based and born Reesa Renee who brings a soulful hook to the track with its 1970s vibe. While Wale has been putting out a multitude of tracks, he has been shying away from...

Antonio Brown, Highest Paid WR; Good or Bad for Pittsburgh?
Antonio Brown, Highest Paid WR; Good or Bad for Pittsburgh?

A four-year, $68 million extension went to Pittsburgh Steelers' wide-out Antonio Brown. That makes him the highest paid wide receiver in the NFL. This deal comes with a $19 million signing bonus plus $18.5 million in the first three years of the contract. His fourth year, into 2021, he’ll earn $12.5 million.There’s without a doubt he is the best receiver in the game currently. Brown is up...

Dan and Drum Make The Best Music You’ve Never Heard With ‘Growl Pop’
Dan and Drum Make The Best Music You’ve Never Heard With ‘Growl Pop’

Growl Pop is the name of the album, but also the self-ascribed genre that Dan Schechter (the “Dan” in Dan and Drum) creates. A hard-to-pin mix, it’s like putting trip-hop, folk, and soul in a blender with a giant question mark. Add in Schechter’s ulta-agile voice and lyrical acumen and you have a musical force to be reckoned with. So what does it sound like?...

Forbes 30 for 30 is Inspiration for Millennials Everywhere
Forbes 30 for 30 is Inspiration for Millennials Everywhere

Forbes 30 for 30 is an inspiration to a generation full creators and entrepreneurs. Millennials are always told that they are the future of the world, which of course, is true. Like the previous generations, many of Millennials try to take a traditional route to success. Alternatively, they try to settle for a regular nine to five because they feel like they're not going to...

Adele Is Right, What The F**k Does A Black Artist Need To Do To Get Grammy Respect?
Adele Is Right, What The F**k Does A Black Artist Need To Do To Get Grammy Respect?

Every year, as far back as I can remember, I have watched the Grammys and every year there is a point where I ask myself how can a show be so out of touch with the general public consensus about the music that impacted and influenced culture. Due to some unforeseen circumstances, I was unable to catch the program this year and was thus relegated...

On the Rise : Anderson .Paak
On the Rise : Anderson .Paak

Anderson .Paak often refers to his music as a feeling rather than a style. Early on in his solo album Malibu, .Paak states “I bring you greetings from the first church of boom baptists.” Boom bap, being a subgenre of hip-hop, was prevalent in the nineties utilized by artists such as The Roots and Mobb Deep. However, describing .Paak’s music as just simply "Boom-bap" would...

Create to Cure
Create to Cure

Depression for anyone can be a scary thought. It can take you to place you never thought you’d go. It starts off small, slowly attempting to make its way in your life. Calling your name from the shadows, whispering in your ear. Steadily making its grip on you, forcefully pulling you in. I never thought I’d be the type of person who could be pulled...