Unplugged Headphones: Before I Let Go (Beyoncé)

“AND I REALLY LOVE YOU, YOU SHOULD KNOW, I WANNA MAKE SURE I’M RIGHT BOY, BEFORE I LET GO”   And the post-Lemonade victory lap continues…. Mr. Carter, you are officially out of the woods! The last time Beyoncé put out an album it was detailing her journey through heartbreak and reconciliation after falling victim…

Ye – Album Review

On the aptly named “Ye” we are given an abbreviated version of the polarising and ever-ambiguous figure that is, Kanye West.   The greatest art is birthed in the depths of the greatest adversity and throughout history the artist has performed the role of ‘the conduit’, a vessel for which personal and societal adversity can…

Unplugged Headphones: Nickels and Dimes (Jay – Z)

“DID I DO IT FOR HIM OR DO IT FOR MYSELF?” For those of you who are unfamiliar with Jay Z’s life story, he grew up in a single-parent household in Marcy Projects in Brooklyn, New York, and resorted to dealing crack to better his situation. He has since gone on to amass a net…

Unplugged Headphones: The Only Thing (Dave East)

  “NOTHING IN THIS WORLD CAN COMPARE TO THE MUSIC”   According to the “most played” category on my phone, this song is the song I’ve listened to more than any other (partly because I fell asleep with it on loop that one night but that’s neither here nor there). This song is put together…