Category Archives: music

Erykah Badu Stirs Up Controversy Again Over Hitler Remark

  Recently, singer Erykah Badu has stirred up controversy stating that Adolf Hitler was a good person.  I respect her as an artist because she has the ability to influence the lives of young people around the globe. However, celebrities … Continue reading

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Get Ready for The Adventure of a Lifetime with Top Gun

  Top Gun is one of my all-time favorite films.  If I had to rate this film from 0(worst) to 10(best), I would give it a 10/10.  Everything about Top Gun makes it spectacular to watch even after its release … Continue reading

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Is It Acceptable for Black Men To Cry?

This past week actor/singer Tyrese Gibson cried over not seeing his daughter despite a custody battle with his ex-wife.  He has to pay $13,000 each month to see her.  The problem I have with this particular situation is that Tyrese … Continue reading

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Japanese Pop Idol Group Me-gumi Restores Local Economy

I read an interesting article about Japanese pop idol group Me-gumi contributes to growth of the local economy in the city of Hino, located in western Tokyo.  The group was initially formed by a group of students at Meisei University’s … Continue reading

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The Get Down Celebrates Hip Hop Origins

In my opinion, The Get Down has become one of my most favorite series to watch online.  It really captured the origins of hip hop culture in the South Bronx during the 1970s, specifically in 1977.  Despite the social, economic, … Continue reading

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Plus Size Love in J-POP

  Michiko Ohashi (C), wearing a costume decorated with snacks, performs with other members of pop group Pottya at a fan meeting celebrating her birthday in Tokyo, Japan, October 16, 2016. (Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters) Recently, I came across an … Continue reading

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2016: The Year That Music Lost Its Soul

On Christmas Day, the music world has lost yet another talented artist.  I heard that singer George Michael passed away at only 53 years old.  Even though he is no longer on this Earth, George Michael left behind a body … Continue reading

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