Posts Tagged ‘rihanna’

HARD – Aimin’ At My Pedestal

I live where the sky ends I have always been fascinated by this sculpture at the Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden because of how industrial both in relation to the sky and the buildings of the National Mall which are all so much sedate in color and in their historic American design. It is an absolutely striking […]

Robin Thicke : ‘If Hip Hop is Dead, Then Nothing is Living’

In an interview with Idolator, Robin Thicke was asked about the influence of Hip Hop on his new album Sex Therapy. Most notably, Thicke was asked about the state of Hip Hop in a world where its undisputed King is now a 40 year old media mogul and the ringtone rap dominates. Thicke’s response alluded […]

Dishonor in the Global Community

Last week a 16 year old girl from Kahta, Turkey was buried alive for allegedly talking to boys. Stories like this have become all too common to desensitized ears. In our world, the announcement of the Apple iPad takes precedence over the millions of honor killings which take place everyday all over the world.  The […]

Video : Jay-Z Continues to Elevate Hip Hop With Superbowl Opener

Yes ladies and gentlemen, Jay-Z and Rihanna opened Super Bowl XLIV big. Joined by the Rutgers Symphony Orchestra, Jay-Z and Rihanna’s new take on the history making The Blueprint 3‘s Run This Town was nothing short of epic and dramatic. In fact, the video won Jay, a Hip Hop artist, the respect of well-trained classical […]

Lines, Vines, and Trying Times : The Music of 2009

The biggest story in music this year was the death of Michael Joseph Jackson, the Once and Future King of Pop. Moreso than the death of an individual, the King of Pop’s death signified the end of the explosive, border crossing, iconic, truly global megastar. Six months into a year that saw Pop music deep […]