From Mos Def to Yasiin Bey: An Evolving Artist in an Evolving World

Artists, ever the mercurial types, have a tendency to change their identities like a diva changes wardrobes.The reasons vary from purely marketing a new image to often deeply personal motivations. This could include the growth of their creative process but it could include charting a new path in their spiritual journey; their relation with others, […]

The Mis-Representation of Lauryn Hill

misrepresentation of lauryn hill

As most of you know, Hip Hop artists don’t often get a fair shake when it comes to coverage in the mainstream media. What coverage they do get tends to lean more towards negative, condescending or dismissive. A beef over petty bullshit between two marginally talented rappers seeking publicity, a club shooting or beatdown, arrests […]