Kendrick Lamar’s messages were never about the promotion of degrading a certain demographic or culture. The messages that I’ve heard from him are from an ambitious soul that longs for positive change. Symbolism and metaphors are a hard concept to grasp but there are tools to combat difficulties. When I started listening to rap, there… Read More It’s Going to be ‘Alright’ Geraldo Rivera
Some people who haven’t observed the lyrics to Swimming Pools blatantly assume it’s a drinking anthem. Or it may be the stigma of the current rap culture where excessive drinking is glorified. Not all publicity is good publicity.
Lately, there has been some twitter conflict within the hip hop community. Usual stuff. It happens all the time. However, this one caught my attention as it involved some issues concerning Ferguson. It’s a bit difficult to explain the whole twitter feud as I may have some biased opinions. Check the article here as both… Read More Tweet-Hop Conflicts
One of Kendrick Lamar’s latest song features a different type of style. Kendrick also had a live performance of this song in the 2014 “We Day” Toronto. The message of the song was great and the upbeat type of sound made it very interesting. Well done TDE.