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…

You Should Be Watching… Room (2015)

Director: Lenny Abrahamson Screenplay: Emma Donoghue Main Cast: Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Joan Allen, William H. Marcy, Sean Bridges Inspired by the horrifying true story of Josef Fritzl’s 24 year imprisonment of his daughter, Elisabeth, and her son Felix.   The world that we live in is vast and boundless, to the point that we…

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…

Friends From College: My Binge Watching Experience

I had been planning to write this post for the last week after binge watching the first two seasons of “Friends From College” and today I finally got around to it. You’ll find that when you binge watch shows the amount of information you retain (e.g. character names) is minimal at best, so I jumped…

Pusha T’s Jabs At Drake Over The Years

Today I woke up to the news that one of my favourite rappers had been killed. “R.I.P Pusha T” messages all over the timeline, less than 24 hours after his album release, say it ain’t so… and who was the culprit you ask? None other than Aubrey ‘Drake’ Graham. BUT having listened to Drake’s “Duppy…

Unplugged Headphones: Who Let The Dogs Out (Baha Men)

“Who Let The Dogs Out?” Let’s start at the beginning, with the first CD I ever owned. The first time I heard this song was on the soundtrack for ‘The Rugrats in Paris: The Movie’ and then again (and again) on MTV. This was before the days when you could just go on YouTube and…