It feels like an eternity ago now. Somewhere by the middle of last month, I had carefully planned a run of playlists with the fourth slated for Wednesday…two weeks ago. The day I started to execute was on the fateful May 25th. If I had to narrow down the type of hip-hop records I...Continue reading
The nineties were a special period for me. I have a lot of fond memories and I enjoy taking a music trip down that lane. What’s more, in my gigs, I always elicit a huge delight whenever I do throwbacks to that decade. So, I thought I’d start there for the weekend. These are...Continue reading
…Because that’s the feeling I was going with. They been told me DJ Okoro, you’re all about the sweet moments and lovely times. But just in case you didn’t knew, your boy can get grimey and all that if the occasion calls for it! And this is just a little exhibit of how sick...Continue reading
The #MeToo movement has made significant strides to stamp out rampant and (practically) normalized sexual abuse/harassment against women in professional environments as well as the perpetrators’ relative immunity. There’s still a long way to go as Angèle points out on her latest single, “Balance ton quoi” — the self-censored alternative to “balance ton porc”,...Continue reading
If I had to tell you about hip-hop, then it would go a little like this…...
Just like Ice Cube and (to a lesser extent for now) Common, you might soon be quicker recognize Chris “Ludacris” Bridges for a notable acting performance. Though he’s not retired, we haven’t had a Ludacris album for years – his, Ludaverse, was released in 2015. Still, however far you consider the early aughts, which...Continue reading
You might break a sweat to any of the joints herein very soon. Led by the sexy Tinashe (with “Me So Bad”) and practically running the whole gamut of the music genre, it’s a miracle it turned out so cohesive. There’s much to admire here, from Kylie Minogue’s lasting power to the innovation from...Continue reading
If the game ever needed a point guard after 2pac passed, it is fair to say Jay was that guy. Opening up ways for a sitter to rise through the ranks and become a mogul in the industry. I’m not a big fan but these tracks right here, to me, are unquestionable bangers. Enjoy...
Probably the closest thing world music has to a National Football Coach. Khaled puts the best together, forms rosters and strikes on wax. Album after album, he has shown an ear for featurings and heavy produced bangers. He is not kidding when he says he is takin over… Enjoy...
2017 is slowly reaching its latter stages, musically it has been blessed by a few major tracks that have captured the party spirit fully displayed by a new generation of artists. Continuing the major trends of the last few years, a blend of music with diverse origins from afro beat to reggaeton have now...Continue reading