Posts tagged "Common"

The top 10 2014 best in music releases!

  As I was writing this blog I saw that Joe Cocker has just died at the age of 70. You can read more about Joe Cocker here. http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-30582761   Music was and is the greatest equalizer when it comes to race relations and if you can sing it doesn’t matter what color you are because... Read more »

Back to School, Back To Work, Let's Get Back to Real Music!

It was time for another article from your boy, DJ FINK. The light has come back in my soul and I am feeling a whole lot better about life, love, and the things we all have to do to bring joy to others. Tough times never last but tough people do. This was a saying... Read more »

Robert Glasper and Hiatus Kaiyote. 2 different sounds, one giant step for music.

As you know I think today’s music is whick, whick, whack! It’s like a jungle, sometimes it makes me wonder how I keep from going under after listening to all of this bull crap. I’m waiting, I’m waiting, for music that knocks me off my feet. Finally, there were two CD’s that were not just... Read more »
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Thank you Kendrick Lamar... It is good for Hip Hop!

I am working on my Kendrick Lamar response. Don’t worry I got him… Hip Hop was in a frenzy this week as Kendrick Lamar did the unthinkable! He mentioned some current rappers names on track in a song. He didn’t say he hated them! He didn’t say he had sex with their wives/girlfriends! All he... Read more »

The Best Male and Female rappers in hip hop of all times.

DJ FINK has TURNED UP his top Male/Female rappers list of all times. Ok I used the term, “Turned Up” because I had to sound like I was as hip as the B.E.T awards show and the current rappers of the day. I don’t even know what “Turned Up” is! That being said, I wanted... Read more »

Omar is back and he is, "The Man". Real R&B people...

Omar is, “The Man” If you are a pure lover of R&B this was the week for you as OMAR brought the heat with his new CD entitled, “The Man”. Some may say that was a bold and conceited way to title a CD in a genre that has fallen way below the standards of... Read more »
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The After Thanksgiving Thanks

There are many things that I am happy for during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday seasons. 1) My mother still being alive with Stage 3 cancer. 2) My Existing Children 3) My wife’s pregnancy and future Child. 4) The fact that this country allows me to have a television show and write a blog that... Read more »

If the media really played fair wouldn’t they also state that Obama is half white? GOBAMA! 4 more years of moving in the right direction. That is music to my ears.

This is the first column that I have written that didn’t have a music slant to it but this election on November 6, 2012 will shape America for the next 50 years and I had to say something. I love President Obama and it is not because he is black. Funny thing about Obama being... Read more »

Artistry and individuality are essential for the rebirth resurrection and the rise of music.

Many moons ago I decided that I wanted to take the road less traveled and provide an outlet for unsigned and forgotten artists. I created ClubbinTV and spent every dollar I had, borrowed dollars from family and friends, sought out investors, won over sponsors and launched the managed bar, live performance engagement marketing events geared... Read more »
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The top 10 reasons I can’t come out with a top 10 listing of the greatest Rappers of all time.

I see that every magazine, television music program, and Hip-Hop aficionado around this time comes out with the best 10 rappers of all time. There are the usual suspects in the top 5 but there are also people who have no business being on that list. I am no genius. I have never ghost written.... Read more »
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