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Jasmine V Talks Kendrick Lamar, Cat Bites, & "That's Me Right There" On The No Judgment Zone (VIDEO)

Cali-based singer Jasmine V stopped by the No Judgment Zone with BlogXilla to promote her new single featuring Kendrick Lamar.

During the show, Jasmine talked about getting K.Dot on “That’s Me Right There,” and the big surprise her team pulled to let her know they snagged the superstar. 87 more words


Why The Control Verse Went So Nuts

I think the point people miss regarding the hype surrounding the Kendrick Lamar “Control” verse, is not that the diss may be so exceptionally good, it’s the fact that it is so relevant and spearheaded directly at the culture that it is piercing in its form. 839 more words

Hip Hop

Shelby/Loury, 'Good kid, M.A.A.D. City'

Glenn C. Loury describes how from the 1960s to the 90s crime and murder rates had become a growing problem in American society. By the times the 90s had come in there were kids growing up in these dangerous ghettos with generations family who have found themselves engulfed in this world of crime and pain who can’t seem to get out, which in turn reflects onto their children and so forth. 667 more words

Black Boy Fly

Three Song Recommendations (And a Bonus Tune)

It’s been a while since I’ve done a music-related post. Thought I’d share three new songs I’ve come across, which I’ve enjoyed. Then a bonus track that’s probably more familiar with others. 299 more words

Non-fiction Writings

New Video: Kendrick Lamar Performs at Made in America Festival in Los Angeles

Following a performance at last year’s festival in Philadelphia, Kendrick Lamar returned to Made in America in Los Angeles this weekend for another unforgettable performance. See more videos from Kendrick and ScHoolboy Q’s performance after the jump!

#NWDHotlist: Raleigh Ritchie (@RaleighRitchie)

This newly signed Columbia freshman made an anonymous appearance as the supporting act for Kendrick Lamar last year. With his songs such as “Stay Inside” and “A Moor” creating interest, it’s no wonder that his debut EP “Middle Child” was a big hit. 206 more words