Posts tagged "Let's get back to real music"

I had given up on R&B Music then I opened my mail and found …

Being a DJ and trying to put a weekly mix tape out of good music that your kids can listen to is becoming increasingly painful. I usually can start the mix off with one or two good new songs then I have to reach back into the old school crate if I want to mix... Read more »

You asked me if I liked Arsenio? About as much as the…

Arsenio is back! Judging by the Nielsen ratings he is back for good. Sure the first episode had some uncomfortable moments but for the most part, “Stella got her groove back”. Next weeks shows will be HOT FIRE! Don’t believe me just watch! Arsenio is in a great position. His first show, twenty-years ago, was... Read more »

If you had to make a Hip Hop Time Capsule for the year 2510 what CD’s would you place in the capsule?

After watching the latest regurgitated time travel movie on television I decided to create a Hip Hop Time Capsule for the planet of Mercury’s graduating class of 2510. Believe me the aliens aren’t going to be caring if Beyonce lip-synced the National Anthem, (WHO GIVES A F— ANYWAY), or whether Manti Teo’s girlfriend missed the... Read more »
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R Kelly let it be known that R&B Music starts and finishes with, "WRITE ME BACK". There may be hope for music yet people.

Gotham City for the Ghetto… Gotham City for the Ghetto; Ghetto.. That used to be one of my favorite songs by Robert Kelly aka R Kelly. The remix to Gotham City with Strings on the track rapping for some reason gets me hyped. I’m bank-head bouncing right now as I type this blog out. There... Read more »

Where oh where has the real music gone?

Music soothes the savage beast. We have all heard stories about the power music has in healing, but music and the sound of music was originally used as communication device in Egypt as early as 6000 B.C. Hearing different drum patterns usually meant that there was a change of weather, announcement of a birth, or... Read more »
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