Many know the Ohio transplant, Texas living artist from her car freestyles on Instagram. Which have been reshared by the likes of Jill Scott and countless celebrities. Martina Marie is the homegirl that everyone wants to have because of her realness and infectious personality. Many artists like to put on a facade which is why they don’t last. No one likes fake things or in-genuine people. Marie’s passion can be felt on certain lyrics where she raps about the hurt, she experienced with a past lover or life experiences.
These are things that everyone has experienced at least once....
"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...
These women have been out a while and some have just hit the scene. I discovered a good chunk of them through social media or Apple music. I'll drop their social media handles and my favorite songs by each artist.
I discovered her "Pho" album and the rest was history. She is truly slept on, I don't want to play devil's, advocate but I feel like colorism is playing a factor. This chick has put out stellar projects by herself and with her labelmates.
This artist is...
This year's award show was just what the culture needed. BET's theme "Our Culture Can't Be Canceled "was appropriate considering that hip-hop is the number one genre. The tone was perfect 👌 and collaboration with CBS was the perfect way to spread our message to the masses. I loved how it paid homage its roots where it was community-focused and highlighting black issues. The nostalgia was in full effect when host Amanda Seales did parodies of old shows. In addition to bringing back on of BET's legendary host Donnie Simpson. The way Charlamagne Tha God feels about Arsenio Hall is the...
“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