We’re still on that Akon tip; it’s a given that a multi-album rollout will demand numerous singles being released at the same time. “Benjamin” is meant to bring forth Akon’s “hip-hop” facet. We’ll eye-roll and ignore the marketing pitch here, yet still show love off of the song’s strength and the artist’s cachet. And just...Continue reading
When the rap duo City Girls released their album (Girl Code) late last year, they validated the hype that surrounded them after their star turn on a certain ubiquitous Drake single. “Act Up” is only the second Girl Code single, which is understandable given how popular the first was; and also how they’ve been handicapped...Continue reading
We were so looking forward to Boogie’s debut album! And boy did he not disappoint! I had no doubts that Everythings for Sale would be a good album but I was frankly blown away. So, I see no better way to kick off this meaty playlist with his single, a collaboration with J.I.D (who’s also...Continue reading
You can’t escape the song. Why would you even try? The dance challenge videos (and associated recklessness) have been everywhere. At this point, you might as well embrace it and ride the wave. “In My Feelings” will go down as one the bigger — if not the biggest — hits of this year. And the...Continue reading
Remember the BET Cypher that featured an all-star lineup of Leikeli47, Kash Doll, Rapsody and Tokyo Jetz? Admittedly, I didn’t know anything about the latter but I’ve been a rooting fan ever since. I’m really eager to see her develop and evolve through her career; and I hope she will realize her potential. “The One”...Continue reading
Everybody loves a good comeback story. And everybody can’t be mad at a good love story. Davido may possibly have both on his hand right now. It wasn’t that long that he was embroiled in a nasty custody battle with his baby mama. More recently he was bereft of close friends and associates; the court...Continue reading
Ain’t nothing like the Wu to bring up and sustain a boisterous attitude. That is exactly the energy I’m going for here with Tical, ATL vibes, bad (meaning good) chicks and a queen speech. (I see you Leshurr!) Enjoy!