Skeme Listening Session

Mood: Red Coupe by Skeme ft London Jae 3:38 Means Street Studios welcomed hip hop listeners of Atlanta to the listening session for Skeme’s new single “Red Coupe” . Red Coupe is just what you would imagine;  smooth, sexy, and fly. This summer track is easily a song you can listen to in any environment…

Happy Birthday to Kanye West & National Best Friends Day!

Today as we celebrate Kanye West’s 40th Birthday, we also celebrate National Best Friends Day. I think Kanye would agree that the best gift is to have Real Friends. Happy National Best Friend Day Kanye West; we know who they are.      

OMFX : One Music Fest Experience

Mood: Morris Brown by OutKast ft. Scar, Sleepy Brown , 4:24 , Idlewild This year the team of One Music Fest, one of the largest and most anticipated music festivals in Georgia, decided to do a reveal of the line up through a interactive art experience. OMFX sponsored by Jack Daniels Tennessee  Honey, featured virtual…

GIANTS Spelman College Screening

  Mood: Last Call by Kanye West , 12:34 , The College Dropout, 2004   I attended a special screening of the new series, “Giants” starring Vanessa Baden Kelly. The event was hosted by Spelman Student filmmaker Lizette Terry. Due to the series being based on the lives of the actual writers and creators, Giants is a…

Skirts & Glasses : Edcollab Atlanta Hidden Figures Screening

Mood: Roar by Katy Perry, 3:42, Prism, 2013 I had the opportunity to attend the Hidden Figures movie premiere presented by Edcollab Atlanta with special host Rashan Ali. Women of all fields in Atlanta came out to attend the event in their “skirts & glasses” and not just any women; extraordinary women. Women who have…

EVENT: Dusse’ Lounge

Mood: Dear Summer by Jay Z , 2:53, 534, 2005 Last night Atlanta experienced the Carter Family on all levels. With Beyoncé’s sold out Formation Tour taking its 2nd round in Atlanta, it was only right that The Dusse’ Lounge  was open for Dusse’ sipping, football viewing, and cigar smoking to bring in the fall…

Rest In Peace: Carlos “Shawty Lo” Walker

Mood: Dunn Dunn  by Shawty Lo 4:41, Units in the City, 2008 My favorite memory with Carlos was us riding in my 2009 beat up Toyota Corolla after leaving the club. Lo was asking about my progress and my plans for the future. I gave him the run down and that conversation lead to me talking…

The Honor Roll #KeepFighting Release

Mood: Gladiator by Common 4:07, Universal Mind Control, 2008 Honor Roll is back and they switched it from their familiar wordplay and graphics, with a new no words, just feelings collection entitled #KeepFighting . The collection includes 3 cut and sew men’s designs: Play Day. A baseball like jersey that says the idea of work…

I’m Me: Sammie’s Single Release Party

He’s back and it would be an insult to say he’s better, because Sammie has been delivering hits since he began his career. His new hit single “I’m Me” is no difference. From the lyrics to the production of The song produced by The Doh Boy. The song gives you great vibes of pure R&B….

LISTENING SESSION: A$AP Ferg Always Strive and Prosper

Critics : @duseidagreat, @_gambit, @dt_junior, @2laidback, @mars_blackman05, @needmymusic Listening Session Criteria: Each song will be reviewed based on production, lyrics, sequence, time, and feature benefit. Production: who produced the song and was it produced on a quality level Lyrics: what is the artist saying, can it is understand, and is the delivery presented well Sequence:…

What’s New: Passion Planner

Mood: Superwoman by Alicia Keys 4:13, As I Am, 2007 Passion Planner was created and founded by Superwoman Angelia Trinidad. She created it to help herself along with others achieve their goals. Her vision was to create a tool that would prevent her from becoming overwhelmed with the goals she set for herself. She decided…