Category Archives: rap

Sometimes I question who I am, sometimes I question why I’m here

I’m not sure if I would classify myself as a Macklemore and Ryan Lewis fan.  I hate that new song Downtown, so much. It’s corny AF.  But I really, really love their Nardwuar, the Human Serviette interview where they give … Continue reading

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All We Wanna Do is Take the Chains Off

“Be Free” by J Cole isn’t a song I listen to that often.  The truth is: I can’t. Nowadays, whenever I hear the lines: All we want to do is be free All we want to do is be free … Continue reading

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I Love Myself and I’m Still a G

When Kendrick Lamar dropped “I”  last month, I didn’t even believe it was him.  It’s a far cry from the dark, hard-hitting lyrics he dropped on his instant classic  Good Kid, M.A.D.D. City.  But the more I listened to it, the … Continue reading

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The Other F-word: Feminism in Pop Culture

  Is it weird to feel bad for feminism? It has been getting a bad rap in pop culture these days which makes me a bit worried about the future. While young stars like Shailene Woodley and Lana Del Ray … Continue reading

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Time is Limited but Legacies Live Forever

Today is Tupac Shakur’s birthday.  He would have been 43 if he hadn’t died at 25 due to complications from gun shot injuries sustained during a drive by in Los Vegas.   Tupac is a study in contradictions.  He was an … Continue reading

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Best Beyonce Cover Ever

I was feeling kind of out of sorts this morning, so my BF sent me a link to my favourite Beyonce parody.  There are a lot of funny Drunk in Love parodies out there (SERFBOARD).  But this one is by … Continue reading

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Everybody Knows

You know how sometimes you listen to a song so much it becomes a part of your vocabulary? I don’t mean how every time you get buzzed you sing “I been drinking,” to anyone who will listen or how anytime … Continue reading

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