So, Jay-Z made a multi-year deal with the NFL that has people doing some serious talking this week. His entertainment company Roc Nation will help the NFL choose performers at league events, and help the organization’s social justice efforts. I’m not one to follow the crowd by any means, but on this one I’m leaning … Continue reading Jay-Z, I Can’t Help But Feel a Little Dodgy about this New NFL Deal
So, rapper 21 Savage is actually a British national. Who knew? I’m betting its news to a lot of people now that he’s in an ICE detention center. He was arrested on Sunday. I don’t know much about immigration except that it’s complicated, and it seems extremely unfair – on both sides of the issue. … Continue reading 21 Savage: Rich, Black, and Foreign
So Jay Z launched Tidal.com this week, his new music streaming service. I poked around a little. It looks like a haven for music lovers. For a fee you can gorge yourself on whatever genre of music you want, and apparently you’ll be able to access exclusive content from artists as well.
My beef came yesterday morning as I drove to the train. I habitually flip through my favorite stations on the off chance they’ll actually play a song rather than talk, and Jay Z was the topic of discussion. Some rapper/artist-type person — I don’t know who because his comment got on my nerves and I immediately turned on a CD — offered this opinion: I think it’s a great (or something along those lines) thing because as a businessman, as a black business man; that’s when I turned him off. Continue reading “Must we state the obvious? Jay Z’s more than a black businessman #diversity #inclusion #race”
JT is sooo back. He and Jay Z are pimpin’ so hard in this video it’s ridiculous. That scarf! LOL I’m lookin’ forward to this album. I crave real music. Singin’, dancin’, that tasteful swag and ish-talkin’ that makes you feel good about a little excess and havin’ a good time. Continue reading Justin Timberlake is Mackin’ It Hard, Old School
Talk about a poor man made good story. Geez. This guy’s accomplishments are impressive no matter what your background. That he comes from such modest means just makes it that much more intriguing. I can’t help but wonder what drives him? And how can I bottle it and gorge until I damn near make myself … Continue reading Jay Z – The Bootstrap King