Tagged “music”

On Men, Women, And “Understanding” Music

***Hello, people of VSB. Making his first ever guest post today is VSB regular Medium Meech. Please ...

What Does Hip-Hop Look Like To You?

A couple of days ago I got a text message from one of my homies from way back. Somebody she knew rea...

Aaliyah, Drake, And Why We Lie When Famous People Die

Aside from the whole biracial Jewish-Canadian who first became popular by playing a pouty parapl...

The Curious Case of “Amen”

And no, we're not talking about Sherman Helmsley, smokin' that "boat", or Dee. We're talking ...

Freedom Song: The High Risk and High Reward of Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean is a great writer. This much has been evident since he re-emerged onto the scene as Fran...

Is This What Growed Up Feels Like?

Personal growth is a motherlover. Especially when you don't see it coming. And in some ways it can...

Tremendous Repeat: Play That Song Again and Again…

Do you remember iTunes? Me neither. But apparently before Pandora was the king of the jungle, Iâ...

Ain’t Nobody Coming To See You Otis!

Whether it actually happened or not, the most hilarious line that David Ruffin ever said in his ...

Rhythmless & Blues and Fistpump Soul

Happy Black History Month. And since we're talking about Black history, you ever notice how dispo...

Believe Half Of What You Hear and None Of What You See?

I realized something a few days ago. And I’m not quite sure how to say this so I might as...

Lil B Has AIDS So You Should Go Get Tested

Most of you have never heard of Lil B. Which is why I feel like I must apologize in advance for intr...

Are You Watching The Throne? Probably Not For Long

This past Monday, Jay-Z and Kanye West's joint venture, Watch The Throne, hit iTunes, much to th...

How Teedra Moses Laid The Blueprint For Hoodrat R&B

Hi! My name is Panama Jackson, you may remember me from such musical expositions as Tupac Back: ...

Generationation: This Is Me…Then

I was on the Twitter this evening questioning people about the things that matter in life most: pop ...

My Country ‘Tis Of Thee

If you've been paying attention to the newspapers and internet news sources, you know that Barack Ob...