Tag: Hip Hop

Migos, Role Models for Black Millennial Manhood(?)

Migos, Role Models for Black Millennial Manhood(?)

The media has a 100% success rate at never voluntarily putting a young Black Man out there. MIGOS is the exception that proves the media follows that cowardly edict.
MIGOS dominates the media not because the media wants to push them but as a divine reward for brotherhood, Black business partnerships and a drive to carry on tradition and lead Hip Hop’s younger generation.

Ciara, The Stones and the Blues

Ciara, The Stones and the Blues

I just finished reading Craig Jenkins Noisey review of Ciara’s cover of the Rolling Stones classic “Paint it Black”. The track comes our way via the soundtrack for Vin Diesel’s “Last Witch Hunter”. The music reviewer didn’t cut his words, calling Ciara’s version “Too melodramatically arranged for its own good” and a “True Crime”. To me this nearly signals incompetence when a music reviewer fails to respect a reasonable connection…