2010: On To the Next One

2009: Out of sight, out of mind; 2010: eyes up, chin up, let’s get it in https://vimeo.com/8503138 Watch This Space: 2010 is looking too good for words. I want, you need, we deserve: art. It’s a renaissance. Hov is so clean, so dirty, so raw, so fierce, so stark, so stylistic. Last decade we saw facades,…

Top 5 of 2009: Songs/Albums

Thanks to Winstone over at The Couch Sessions I compiled my Top 5 songs/albums of 2009 (actually without Winston I wouldn’t have even considered the feat). True Pop is self-contextualizing. My “best of” list reflects those works that built this year in pop culture, by reflecting the end of an era – of shallow celebrity…

The de-brief: VMAs 2009

Yes, please. MTV: proof that reality is the greatest canvas, and life is the greatest performance art. By reality, of course I mean “reality drama” and MTV’s “reality” which is anywhere a production crew happens to be, and by life I mean celebrity – because, really, who else’s life matters? The VMAs (as stated below)…

Music Monday: Ad a Day – Jay-Z & Rhapsody

Jay-Z: A History — in 60 seconds The first thing said was all that needed to be said: “Jay-Z fans get it.” I could/should leave it at that, but I can’t. Music like that comes from Roc Nation — no doubt; but advertising like that, well, I must begrudgingly tip my hat to the corporate…

Jay-Z ft. Rihanna and Kanye West: Run This Town

And you thought Usain Bolt ran hard Call for Chris on line one: they’re saying to hold his applause and duck down, it’s the Roc Nation and Black is lookin’ to clap Brown — apparently the Dynasty runs this town Watch this space: The Blueprint 3 — that is all