Published Work

It's taken me quite a while to realize how much I enjoy writing, it's stitched so deeply in my routine that consequently it's become a part of my DNA. Fortunately, I've discovered writing as a true passion of mine and currently I'm working to improve on my skills. I've pasted links to some published work and I'll be adding my work regularly.


Smoke DZA 'Not For Sale' Album Review

It’s been roughly 2 years since Smoke DZA blessed stereo speakers with a studio album. The Harlem MC linked up with legendary producer Pete Rock for their collaboration, Don’t Smoke Rock. Prior to his collaborative efforts with Rock, DZA released Dream.Zone.Achieve, which was recorded as his audio autobiography on how he became an accustomed name to Hip-Hop.


Obviously you’re here simply because you’re a white belt. A white belt who’s looking for answers in developing and understanding the basic requirements needed to make it to the next level. Unfortunately, this piece isn’t about that. There are no solid answers to get you to the next level. All you need to do is focus on yourself, you’ll need some consistency, and an open mind (a wide-open mind)…


Janelle Monae 'Dirty Computer' Album Review

Our favorite R&B Android from Kansas City has recently released her third studio album, the follow up to Electric Lady, Dirty Computer. In this album, Janelle Monae is determined to continue shining a light on America’s social issues, building on women empowerment, and does her best version of “telling it like it is”.


Rae Sremmurd 'Sr3mm, Swaecation, Jxmtro' Album Reviews

In the wake of two platinum selling albums, Rae Sremmurd decided to release three more records. They went with an Outkast approach on their latest project, releasing a triple disc set including solo recordings. Sr3mm is the duo’s third studio project on Mike Will Made It’s powerhouse label, Ear Drummers Records. Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi also have their own solo albums released, titled Swaecation and Jxmtro respectfully. Obviously, Mike Will controlled the reins on majority of the production, however some tracks included the likes of TM 88 (“Rock N Roll Hall of Fame”)Metro Boomin (“T’d Up”), and legendary trap pianist, Zaytoven (“Juggling Biddies”).