Music is Life

Music Lovers, come voice your opinion.

T-Hanes
Jun 24

In 1994, I heard AZ's verse from Life's A B*tch and instantly felt something special. You know, like most people during that time. AZ was the perfect compliment to NAS on so many levels. Whenever they
T-Hanes
Dec 24, 2018

During my senior year at UNCG, I was anticipating NAS new album that would follow It Was Written. The rumor at the time was Esco's intentions of dropping a double CD called I Am Nastradamus. Of course
T-Hanes
Jun 22, 2018

If you consider yourself a true fan of Hip Hop, African American Culture and African American History, you should check out TV's One's UNSUNG on Digable Planets. This group is criminally underrated an
T-Hanes
Mar 3, 2018

Fat Joe is doing a good job with his new Coca Vision Show and interviews. Check out this dope one with the Chicago Legend Common. A lot of people don't remember Common is Fat Joe's "Success" video bac
T-Hanes
Jan 12, 2018

Ok, this will be short and sweet. After Black Thought totally destroyed a Freestyle on Funk Flex, the Rap World has been going crazy. The definition of "Freestyle" has been dissected and people have d
T-Hanes
Nov 29, 2017

Well, I heard this rumor a few years ago but I thought it was fake industry gossip. Yet here we are, in the mist of what could become legendary or the biggest disappointment ever. Jay-Z has finally co
T-Hanes
Oct 13, 2017

As a true Hip Hop head there is nothing more frustrating than seeing a great MC not have the ability to deliver a 5 Mic Hip Hop Classic. Below are names that come to mind. What about you? In no order.
T-Hanes
May 14

Well, let me first say that you will more than likely not agree with this list which is the great thing about Music. There is no right or wrong answer when it comes to preference. Music hit each of us
T-Hanes
Oct 22, 2018

Today I was listening to Biggie's classic album Ready to Die and other 90's Hip Hop joints. As I sat back and absorbed the lyrics to the final track, "Suicidal Thoughts", it pushed me to ask a few int
T-Hanes
Apr 28, 2018

The other day I was listening to Anita Baker’s classic album Rapture on my way to work. You see, there are only a few artists who crafted a project this great, in my humble opinion. It’s the gift
T-Hanes
Feb 4, 2018

Yeah, I know. You probably think I'm joking with this title but it true. Snoop Dogg (Calvin Broadus), who was once known as a "Gangster Rapper" from Long Beach California has decided to move in a new
T-Hanes
Dec 18, 2017

I tell you, it's easy to hate some people. George Zimmerman is a scumbag who was fortunate enough to have an out of touch jury that allowed him to escape a second-degree murder charge. Zimmerman fatal
T-Hanes
Nov 24, 2017

Well, I guess "Pastor" MA$E has reignited an old beef with Camron. I can't front, I didn't expect this but when I logged on Twitter today, I saw Mase and Camron trending. Ok, back to the track. Mase d
T-Hanes
Oct 13, 2017

In music, your stage name follows you for a lifetime. I always found it fascinating and interesting how artists received their names. I’m sure some people use “nicknames” they are given during thei
T-Hanes
May 3

Ok, this will be short and sweet. What MC's showed more growth and skills on their 2nd album? I'm going to name a few from my perspective. What are some in your opinion and do you agree with any I lis
T-Hanes
Sep 3, 2018

The old saying is "Music is food for the soul", and I have always believed this to be true. Music is a true link to various cultures, races and people from different generations. People who know me ar
T-Hanes
Mar 12, 2018

Over the past 15 years Kanye West has become an international icon. This is a far cry from his days of a producer who desired to be a rapper but was constantly overlooked. To keep this short and to th
T-Hanes
Feb 1, 2018

Good people, this will be short but sweet. Rap Music is amazing but one of the greatest things about Hip Hop is BEATS. I mean, beats can put you in a zone. There is nothing like an amazing beat. Over
T-Hanes
Dec 4, 2017

Ok, this is just for fun. This is about who were the best rappers each year for the last 30 years of rap music 87-17 ..Some years will have 2-3 MC'S... Now, I'm not really talking just skills ..I'm ta
T-Hanes
Oct 22, 2017

About 7-8 years ago I was listening to songs on Youtube when I ran across some videos by a rapper name Lil B. Let me first say that I wasn't a fan of his music initially. Being a Hip Hop Nerd, I thoug
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