Mary J. Blige Family Affair for Throwback Thursday

Welcome to another Thursday and that means we are getting closer to the weekend. Unfortunately, I’ve been sick all week and didn’t listen to a lot of music. The only albums I’ve listened to was Amerikkka’s Nightmare from Spice 1 and a Mary J. Blige mixtape. Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Juice in the Hood, which turned 25 was the other one. We are going with Mary J. Blige to be the featured artist this week. The Queen of Hip Hop/Soul just celebrated her 50th birthday this week. Mary J. Blige has been putting out classics ... [read more]

3 Ways to Make a Career For Musically Gifted People

Do what you love, and you won’t work another day!   Gone are the days when career options were limited to medical, science, and legal fields. Today, people are exploring and choosing careers to match and boost their talent. There are painters, musicians, and poets, making their mark all over the world. But it’s always tough to take that first step! You need to cope with fear, confusion, and some setbacks. But that’s life. Right? So, what if you are one of those lucky ones who have the gifted art of music? Do you want to make a ... [read more]

How to Learn Guitar in 3 Easy Steps

At one time or another, everyone has had dreams (or at the very least a daydream) of becoming a rockstar. Who doesn't want a career touring around the world, visiting exciting places, and playing shows to thousands of screaming fans? Ok, maybe some of us would rather just jam out alone in our bedroom or to a few friends around the campfire. In either scenario, you have to start by picking up a guitar. If you have always wanted to learn guitar but were unsure where to start, these three easy steps will help you master the basics. 1. Learn ... [read more]

Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood Turns 25

Back in the 90s, we were really spoiled when it came to music. We had some of the best hip hop and R&B music that continues to be celebrated till this day. Back then, the movie soundtracks were something to look for with so many classics being dropped. We had classics like Above the Rim, I’m Bout It, Friday, Murder Was the Case and Sunset Park. One of the craziest movies during that era was one featuring the Wayans Brothers. Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood was the movie and soundtrack. The Wu Tang ... [read more]

Jay Z 99 Problems for Throwback Thursday

First of all, I’m hoping you had a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. For those holidays there were no Throwback Thursday music posted. Since then, I’ve listened to a lot of music during that off time. Hip Hop is Dead from Nas and Scarface’s My Homies double album. Beanie Sigel’s The Reason and the new joint from Too Short and E-40. We are going with another album that was on my playlist during this break. The Black Album from Jay-Z was his 8th project and was supposed to be his final one. The Black Album sold about 4 million records and ... [read more]

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