I caved some time last year and signed up for a music subscription service and figured that since I was paying for a service it would be worth changing my music listening habits. Part of that resulted in my rediscovery of old classics that the music service thought I would like. For example, I […]Read more "Hip Hop’s Soundtrack for the Spiritual but Not Religious"
Ever since Destiny’s Child disbanded and Beyoncé Knowles, the lead singer for the group made a go for it as a solo artist, she’s had hit after hit after hit. We all looked up one day, and she had somehow become this artistic juggernaut who couldn’t seem to fail. She was the epitome of what […]Read more "Made in Our Own Image: The Gospel According to Beyoncé"
On a Monday morning, at 12 midnight, R&B crooner D’Angelo dropped the album Black Messiah with the Vanguards. It wasn’t quite the shock that Beyoncé’s surprise album a year ago produced namely because D’Angelo has been working on an album for quite some time–and that time has finally ended, and ended with an album to show […]Read more "D’Angelo’s “Black Messiah” Shows us Resurrection is Possible"