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Will the Chris Brown and Soulja Boy Boxing Match Ever Go Down?

A promotional image Instagrammed by 50 Cent back in January touting a three-round, Pay-Per-View Soulja Boy-Chris Brown boxing match; Photo: Instagram The world has been desperately awaiting the promised boxing match between Chris Brown, and Soulja Boy for […]

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Ice-T Breaks Down Body Count’s Newest Single ‘No Lives Matter’

Ice-T disseminates the ideology behind Body Count‘s new single, “No Lives Matter;” Photo: YouTube  Rapper Ice-T is not one to mince words (songs like “Cop Killer” and “Colors” will tell you that), and if there were […]

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Notes from Mr. Sandman: Immortal Technique

Introducing ‘Notes from Mr. Sandman‘ – a column slapping a spotlight on lyricists overlooked, under appreciated, or just plain criminally slept on. Or like a man named Nas once said, “I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death.” […]

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RIFF’d: Lupe Fiasco’s ‘DROGAS Light’

Despite threats of retirement, Chicago’s prodigal son Lupe Fiasco returns with his sixth studio album Drogas Light. It is the first in a trilogy of albums, and is admittedly not comprised of new material. That […]

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Retired Teacher Raps for LGBT Rights

Don Tassie’s embolden by a ‘Be More Kind’ sweater at the Jackson City, Michigan Council meeting; Photo: Emily Mesner for Mlive.com Proving that it’s never too late to launch a rap career 81-year-old retired school teacher Don […]

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Notes from Mr. Sandman: Apathy

Introducing ‘Notes from Mr. Sandman‘ – a column slapping a spotlight on lyricists overlooked, under appreciated, or just plain criminally slept on. Or like a man named Nas once said, “I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death.” […]

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RIFF’d: Big Sean’s ‘I Decide’

Big Sean‘s fourth studio album I Decided, is one man’s transformation from wide-eyed greenhorn to young man on the brink of maturity, a creative coming-of-age story that most rapper’s never get to see. Big Sean made it […]

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Eminem and Big Sean’s Anti-Trump ‘No Favors’ Criticized for ‘Rape-Rap’ Lyrics

Canadian Women’s Rights group, the RINJ Foundation, “strongly urges the boycott of rape rappers and their labels;” Photo: rinj.press Eminem and Big Sean‘s new track “No Favors” released last week has been the center of backlash and […]

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YouTube Comedy Crew Rap-Recap the ‘Back to the Future’ Series

The Back to the Future series is a cinematic triumph, the perfect summer movie that has only gotten more popular as the years have gone by. It’s worth killing an afternoon to familiarize yourself with […]

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Notes from Mr. Sandman: Jedi Mind Tricks

Introducing ‘Notes from Mr. Sandman‘ – a column slapping a spotlight on lyricists overlooked, under appreciated, or just plain criminally slept on. Or like a man named Nas once said, “I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death.” […]

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