Top 10 R Kelly songs of all time

Ok I will open with a disclaimer stating how I unequivocally do not condone or support R. Kelly’s publicized abuses towards young women. Like Marvin, Sam Cooke, and Al Green R.kelly’s talent is intimately connected to his twisted psyche. R kelly is a man whose soul is tortured and mangled as he trys to navigate the tension between his gospel roots and his more hedonistic self-destructive tendencies. In the same breath R .kelly will sings praises to God while professing a bizarre bent towards a twisted sexual hedonism. He can be gritty without being over the top, he can be … Continue reading Top 10 R Kelly songs of all time

BLACK PEOPLE DOIN COOL SHIT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT

As a black man often time, we are defined by what we don’t or shouldn’t do, than by what we do well. I remember being in college and a group of my african friends telling me africans shouldn’t go to coffee shops, coz thats white people shit. I was told the same thing about swimming, listening to jazz, listening to and going to punk shows or liking old woody allen movies. But we live in a new age, black peoeple been doing unorthodox and cool bizarre things that challenge misconception and leave all the real racist types scratching their heads. … Continue reading BLACK PEOPLE DOIN COOL SHIT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT

The South has something to say

I run around in a world of creative people. Punk rockers, Knob twiddling noise musicians, anarchist poets, and woke dread locked dashiki wearing  types. One thread that runs through all these friends of mine, is their deep seated hate and occasional ironic appreciation for so called Trap rap.I often argue that rap today sounds so refreshingly raw and youthful , that a measure of its originality is that it scares the socks of Hip Hop fundamentalists. Hip Hop today is actually in the world of music apart from Electronic music (Which hip hop kind of is), Hip Hop is one … Continue reading The South has something to say

Listography: FAVORITE ALBUMS EVER

This is hard, this pretty much changes every week. My biases sometimes can be toward Jazz, or towards Hip hop which I have listened to for a longer time. But I will base it on how I feel now. In no particular order albums I can’t live without John Coltrane – Giant Steps 2.  Charles Mingus – Mingus Ah um 3.Voodooo – D’angelo 4.  Slum Village – Fantastic Volume 2 5.  Franco Le TP OK Jazz – Mario 6. Fela Kuti – Zombie 7.  Stevie Wonder – Innervisions 8.  Radiohead – Kid A 9. Flying Lotus 10.  Charles Mingus – … Continue reading Listography: FAVORITE ALBUMS EVER