Tag: Culture

New Music: “Drip” by Cardi B ft. Migos

She might be unstoppable. Cardi B has been an unstoppable force lately, and for those who can’t get enough of her, she’s released “Drip,” her latest single from upcoming album, Invasion of Privacy. She’s working with Migos again, but this time, swapping places from “Motorsport,” she’s taking the dominant role, – appropriately – since it

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‘Golden Hour’ Is A Look Into Kacey Musgraves’ Daydreams

Country music singer/songwriter Kacey Musgraves has positioned herself perfectly. Not necessarily in the seat where most people will learn her name, but up on a hill where she can successfully do whatever she damn well pleases. She knows her fourth album Golden Hour probably won’t have (m)any songs played on contemporary country radio stations, but that’s not what

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The 21 Blackest Songs for Black History Month

“The Blackness.” That is the first lyric you hear off “Optimistic,” from gospel group, Sounds of Blackness — an ideal name for this collection if it wasn’t already taken. Recently, there has been a reemergence of black artists being more upfront about who their music is for and what it is about: the black community. Before, it

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There’s a Problem With Justin Timberlake Performing At the Super Bowl

Let me be clear, I am no hater of Justin Timberlake. I actually favor the N*Sync member-turned-breakout soloist as one of the great performers of my lifetime. However, Janet Jackson is one of the greatest of all time, and I go hard for her. and it was last night that I remembered it's still JANET JACKSON and then

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The 15 Greatest Television Theme Songs

With some of the biggest shows like Game of Thrones and The Crown still relying on this musical launch, I decided it was time to revisit some of the greatest TV theme songs ever used. At some point, TV theme songs became a rare art. Traditionally, before you could settle into an episode, there was a 30-second to a

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11 Soundtracks You Can Enjoy Without Seeing the Films

I believe a great film is only as great as the music it contains. There’s the musical score — known more for its non-diegetic sounds, usually orchestrations to deliver a tone or emphasis for the film. Like what would Jaws have been if it were not for that “dun-dun” musical cue composed by the legend, John Williams? Then, there’s the compositions of

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