Even though the true EDM loyalists might not come out for Trap anymore, DJs across America are hoping that Trappy T-shirts, Trappy water bottles, and a Trappy animated cartoon on FreeForm TV will bring the 14-19 year olds running back to those big sounds that were so successful.
There are the artists, the promoters, the security, the fans, the clean-up crew, the lightning technicians, the sound engineers… but they’ve all been given their due in the past. This one goes out to the true unheralded hero of the music festival: the ASL Translators.
Jay-Z, media mogul, former rap-icon, and househusband to Beyonce, has announced on Twitter that he will be taking on a new partnership with Smucker's brand jam. This should come as no surprise to those who have followed Sean Carter’s business moves over the years.
The tire screech of a quick getaway, a record scratch to pause the music, snorting a line of cocaine-- whatever you want the sound effect to represent, it can and it does. Skrrrt is the catch-all phrase for young rappers who don’t have any clue what to say in their song.
What version of the simulation do we live in where a Cardi B and Nicki Minaj beef is worth covering to the point we (and the rest of the internet) have covered it? Is this just a distraction from the political nightmare that we live in?
This is all the Internet’s fault. Weezer covering Toto’s “Africa,” that is. Why would anyone be to blame in such an excellent occurrence, you ask? It’s weird. It’s not that the cover is a problem in and of itself, as much as he harrowing half a year journey that got us to this point.
It has been exhaustingly established that the rapper/actor/singer/songwriter/celebrity son Jaden Smith is tuned into a higher plane of existence than the rest of us, and that we’re just along for a ride with his consciousness side.
Few things have changed more in my lifetime than Rap Beefs. What was once a legitimate threat to an artist’s life has now become a venue for some meme goof to come up with a whackass excuse for being a deadbeat dad. Today we go back to the turn of the century to a time when the stakes were a little higher.
After the hundreds of hours of social media content accumulated for her within the first month of her birth, Kulture “Offset-B” Kiari Cephus is set to be officially honored with a Hollywood Walk of Fame Star.