‘Truly yours, your biggest fan’: Nicki Minaj, Her Barbz, & Stan Culture

Although not having a following doesn’t equate to making unworthy art, the entertainment world is only a shell of itself without its consumers, and a lot of these “fan armies” are taking away from one of the most critical aspects of this world by attacking those with opposing opinions on their favorite celebs. If a …

Black music month: Female frontrunners

Female artists are able to reach high levels of success as more than simple sex objects with catchy choruses. Stories from women across the spectrum are being told in increasingly unique ways, continuing to clear the path for this next generation of musically-inclined women to express themselves as they see fit. From the negro spirituals …

‘Love Don’t Live Here Anymore’

Music just isn’t what it used to be. During the holidays, I take plenty of road trips driving back and forth between New York and Ohio. All in all, I spend a lot of time on the road alone. So, I enjoy playing music that I can sing to, something that makes my heart warm. This …