"Black is King" just dropped on Disney + and its a visual album of the "Lion King" soundtrack. Everyone has their opinions on Beyonce but I actually enjoyed it for a myriad of reasons. This film was Black AF! Many compare her to Michael Jackson and I can see why.
Jackson and Knowles both highlight Black talent in every aspect! How you might ask? Knowles hired the first Black photographer at Vogue magazine. That's just an example of her paying it forward.
Knowles showcased so many Black designers, filmmakers, and African artists. Many have been popping a...
“i,i” ― Bon Iver
“Norman Fucking Rockwell” ― Lana Del Rey
“Thank U, Next” ― Ariana Grande
“When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” ― Billie Eilish
I Used To Know Her” ― H.E.R.
“7” ― Lil Nas X
“Cuz I Love You” ― Lizzo
“Father Of The Bride” ― Vampire Weekend
Record of the Year
“Hey, Ma” ― Bon Iver
“Bad Guy” ― Billie Eilish
“7 Rings” ― Ariana Grande
”Hard Place” ― H.E.R.
“Talk” ― Khalid
“Old Town Road” ― Lil Nas X
“Truth Hurts” ― Lizzo
“Sunflower” ― Post Malone & Swae Lee
Best New Artist
EVERYONE HAS DIFFERENT PATHS TO WALK IN LIFE. YOUR PATH WAS DECIDED ONCE YOU EXITED YOUR MOTHER’S WOMB. OUR PARENTS LAID THE FOUNDATION FOR US SO WE CAN BECOME THE BEST VERSION OF OURSELVES. IT’S ALWAYS BEEN STATED THAT “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.”(PROVERBS 22:6).
EVERYONE GOES THROUGH THIS PHASE WHERE WE WANT TO REBEL. MOST US DOUBTED WHAT OUR PARENTS TOLD US, SO WE HAD TO SEE FOR OURSELVES. MY MOTHER ALWAYS TOLD US...
Now, the last post was all about the men and what they were cooking up. I wouldn't be a true feminist if there was no post dedicated to the ladies. The women have been holding it down for the R&B genre for quite a while so, I need to honor these ladies accordingly. Below are some tracks that I'm currently feeling.
Mahalia “Love and Compromise”:
She’s only released three tracks off this LP so far. There’s a Beanie Man sample called “Simmer” which features Burna Boy. This is my favorite out of the three because it’s a whole mood. Also,...