Look Mom, I’m A Rapper!

*In the barber shop, “DNA” by Kendrick Lamar is playing and my barber, Jackson, is rapping every word.* Me- “Ha, ok Jackson! You went all the way in on that one. How long did it take to learn every word?” Jackson- “Well Kendrick is one of those guys I really listen to, ya know. I… Continue reading Look Mom, I’m A Rapper!

Not Your Grammy’s Grammy (Migos!)

“Young nigga won trappin’ a Grammy, I want a Grammy”                                                                    -Quavo of Migos (2014) I never thought it would happen. When Migos… Continue reading Not Your Grammy’s Grammy (Migos!)

PYA (Professional YouTube Association)

YouTube is a professional league of players. It’s like the NBA; a league of players who dedicate intense time and effort toward honing their skills so that come “gametime” (or time to hit the record button if you’re a YouTuber) you’re ready to entertain the world. Except instead of athletes, the players are vloggers, pranksters,… Continue reading PYA (Professional YouTube Association)

Lonzo Ball, The Michael Jordan Of…Marketing?

This is hard to admit. And the logic behind it might be a tough pill to swallow. But, I think it’s the truth. And after I quickly explain it, I think you’ll agree. Lonzo Ball is the next Michael Jordan. Don’t click away just yet! Just let me tell you why. Michael Jordan was a… Continue reading Lonzo Ball, The Michael Jordan Of…Marketing?

What’s The Music Industry Doing Here? (Congrats Cardi B)

I like good music. If you do too, let’s talk about some popular music real quick. Truth be told, popular music is more of marketing and less of good music. Think about it, most music you hear on the radio is also used on TV, in advertisements, in stores, and in clubs and stuff. Why?… Continue reading What’s The Music Industry Doing Here? (Congrats Cardi B)

“Big Baller Brand” Insane, or Insanely Genius?

Lavar Ball is winning. It’s remarkable to understand exactly how. And once you understand, you’ll notice how he rose to stardom for himself and his sons the same way Donald Trump, Milo Yiannopoulos, Kylie Jenner, and plenty of other branding geniuses have done before. It may sound weird to relate a president, a provocative journalist,… Continue reading “Big Baller Brand” Insane, or Insanely Genius?

Too Much Life. Time For Drake To Go To Sleep 😴

I feel like I’m the only only still listening to More Life. Sure, we agree it was a good album, but by Drake’s standards, it clearly wasn’t his best. My biggest gripe was the fact that every song could’ve fit on a previous album. When you think of your favorite artist releasing new music, you… Continue reading Too Much Life. Time For Drake To Go To Sleep 😴