Posts tagged "Talib Kweli"

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 »

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 »
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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 »

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 »

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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"Donald Glover" aka "Troy Barnes" aka "Childish Gambino" aka, "The New Hollywood Triple Threat".

There is nothing childish about Donald Glover, aka Donald McKinley Glover one of the former writers on the show, “30 Rock”, or aka Troy Barnes the funny dude on the NBC comedy series, “Community”. Today however we will refer to Donald Glover as, “Childish Gambino” his unique rap alter ego. We love a hip-hop performer... Read more »