Album Review: The Dream- Love King

Where to begin, where to begin. I guess we should start with the Dream. He’s a platnium selling artist, song-writer, and producer (alongside his home boys Tricky Stewart and L.O.S).  Essentially he’s the man behind hits that get the party started. And before this third project was released he had started some talks on his…

Waiting Room Reading- 7/1

Some more educational info from contexts.org… MORE WOMEN NOT HAVING CHILDREN by gwen Lisa recently discussed the trend of women having children at older ages. The Pew Research Center also just released data on women who do not have children lessfree (a commenter pointed out that “childless” implies a lack, whereas “childfree” doesn’t; others say “child-free” is also value-laden;…

Recovery pushes 700k+…

So Drake did big numbers (400k+), Sade did big numbers (520k+)…but Eminem did BIG numbers. Selling 741,000 records the first week out (225k were digitally sold), Eminem has earned his 6th straight number one albums on billboard. Well I guess we know who people still f*** with. Billboard Story on Eminem

Best Albums of 2010 So Far…Top 10

Well its the half-way point of the year and we’ve seen some actually solid retail releases, some that (dare I say it) you should actually go out and cop. This list does not feature mixtapes but does feature some FreEPs that you should go download…enjoy, comment 10. Nas and Damian Marley- Distant Relatives Not an…

Album Review: The Roots- How I Got Over

They’ve been essentially holding it down musically for nearly 15 years. Their mashup of different sounds over the years have given them a loyal and strong fan base. And even with some mainstream success, they still continue to put out quality music. Even this many albums deep you’d think the Roots would start to bore…

D.I.T.C. the Crew Edition

Normally I spotlight an album or an artist but today I wanted to shout out some crews who held it down on the mic during the Golden Era. Some of you youngins need to pay attention, class is in session. Today’s teachers are Organized Konfusion, Smif-n-Wessun, Camp Lo, and the almight A Tribe Called Quest…RESPECT,…