I THOUGHT IT WOULD ONLY BE TWO MONTHS

REFLECTIONS ON #MUSICSERMON TURNING A YEAR OLD This is the story of the first year of #MusicSermon. One year ago today, I’d fallen down the deepest of rabbit holes, triggered by the 25th Anniversary of What’s the 411? and the “Real Love” video (specifically Big Lez’s choreography)… After immersing myself in 90s videos for hours, IContinue reading “I THOUGHT IT WOULD ONLY BE TWO MONTHS”

ALL HAIL THE QUEENS

Queen Latifah, MC Lyte and Salt n’ Pepa When I see the twitter “Best female MC” arguments, they ususally don’t go back further than Lil’ Kim, Foxy Brown, Lauryn Hill and Missy Elliott. They are the standard by which any female rappers that came after are compared. However, Lauryn and Missy weren’t the first to switchContinue reading “ALL HAIL THE QUEENS”

Bubble Coats, Leathers, Polo Boots & Timbs: NY BOOM BAP

One night, some followers and I had a brief convo about the hip hop sub-genre of Jeep Music. I started pulling up songs and videos, but was led in another direction (although there’s some overlap), to a super specific era & niche of rap music… Let’s call it Bubble Coat, Leathers, Polo Boots & TimbsContinue reading “Bubble Coats, Leathers, Polo Boots & Timbs: NY BOOM BAP”