#WCW: In defence of Nicki Minaj

It is currently the trend to hate Nicki Minaj and I am tired of it. As an eight year long Nicki supporter or Barb as she affectionately calls us, I have heard and argued against every Nicki Minaj criticism thrown at me. "She sold out and went pop" - Why? Because she has a diverse catalogue …

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#MCM: Tyler, the Creator

With several TV shows including his new cartoon 'The Jellies', number one albums, an annual music festival, a media channel, critically acclaimed self-directed music videos and a clothing line, all achieved before the age of 26, Tyler, the Creator is definitely someone who inspires me. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XSbZidsgMfw I will never forget watching the 'Yonkers' music video. My …

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Meek Mill, Tyga and the Social Media Sheep

People don't listen to music and form their own opinions on it anymore. They rely on social media influencers, blogs, charts and radio personalities to do it for them. Two notable examples are Tyga and Meek Mill. Prior to their controversial rap beefs and/or high profile relationships, both were relatively popular in their own right. …

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Underrated Rihanna Songs

I read an article recently that named Rihanna songs that should have been singles. A few of my favourite Rihanna songs didn't make the list and these are songs that deserved to. The article named songs like 'Consideration' and 'Love Without Tragedy' which are fan favourites that are already celebrated although not officially released as …

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Seven albums/mixtapes I’m looking forward to in 2017 ​

Drake ‘More Life’ due 18th March 2017  If I got paid every time I thought we had a release date for ‘More Life’, I would be able to afford Drake’s pricey Calabasas estate. The playlist, not mixtape, by the Canadian superstar, has been subject to an array of false starts, pushbacks and delays but it …

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