Entries tagged with "Opinion"

Why Mannie Fresh is a GOAT Producer Candidate

By Wally Sparks | Posted February 9, 2018
Cut it out with the disrespect and give Mannie Fresh his flowers.

GOAT: The 8 Greatest Hip-Hop Producers of All Time

By Andy James | Posted February 7, 2018
In the search for greatest ever, only 8 producers are truly deserving of the honor.

Justin Timberlake Should Have Never Performed at Super Bowl LII

By Bob Lefsetz | Posted February 5, 2018
"Pop is dead. Better off to have a hip-hop act," writes Bob Lefsetz.

Prince the Rapper, an Absurdly Detailed Investigation

By Ian Aikman | Posted February 5, 2018
Prince is known as a musical great for many things—rapper isn't one of them.

How Old is the Average Hot 100-Charting Rapper Right Now? (Not Old)

By DJ Z | Posted February 2, 2018
Rap is still a sport for the youth.
Tags: Opinion

Black Thought Believes Most Millennial Rappers Have “Abandoned Words”—I Disagree

By DJ Z | Posted February 1, 2018
"Literally, there are people who are vocalists who go into the booth who don't use any words."

JAY-Z Originally Wanted to Create a “Radio Single” for ‘4:44’—Could It Have Won Him a GRAMMY?

By DJ Z | Posted January 31, 2018
"Let's not put 'Sexual Healing' on 'What's Going On.'"
Tags: JAY-Z, Opinion

10 NPR Tiny Desk Concerts We’d Love to See

By CineMasai | Posted January 30, 2018
2018 is only a month old, but we're already thinking about who we want to see in that corner office next.
Tags: Opinion

How Jorja Smith Is Capturing the Universal Experience of Young Love & Heartbreak

By Matt Wilhite | Posted January 30, 2018
The R&B industry is littered with money grabs and squandered potential. Not Jorja Smith.

Why Kendrick Lamar Wasn’t the Only Best Rap Album Winner Last Night

By Matt Wilhite | Posted January 29, 2018
Kendrick Lamar took home the gramophone, but the nominations proved there can be more than one winner.
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