The 10 Worst Snubs at the 2018 VMAs

Now that we’ve had about a day or two to digest and dissect the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards nominations, here are the 10 worst snubs this year. 1. Janelle Monáe Janelle Monáe in the “Pynk” (left), “Make Me Feel” (center), and “Django Jane” (right) music videos. Along with releasing the best album of 2018 so…

On Hip-Hop, Black Male Youth, and Mental Health

2017 was an intriguing year for music in hip-hop and mental health. From the traditionalists, JAY-Z and Kendrick, to the new school, Logic and Lil Uzi Vert, mental health has been a reoccurring topic in many of the radio singles, album tracks, and mixtapes released this decade. The obvious starting point is Logic’s Grammy-nominated track…

The GRAMMYs Disappoint, But Are We Surpised?

Well, last night I completely wasted three and a half hours of my time watching the Grammys. Between boring and tone-deaf performances and almost comical stupidity, the show was a flaming dumpster fire. My first gripe with the show was the bizarre decision to not only bring back James Corden as host but to also lengthen…

Predicting Album of the Year Is Pretty Hard This Year

This is one of the stronger groups of Album of the Year nominees in recent years, but it is also one of the hardest to predict. Every album nominated is worthy of the title, and I will be breaking down the pros and cons of each nominee and hopefully come to the right conclusion. Childish…

2018 GRAMMYs Prediction: The Rap Field

Now that the eligibility period for the 2018 Grammy Awards has officially ended, it’s time to discuss potential nominees. In this 8 part series we will discuss our predictions for the General field, the pop, rock, and rap categories, and one random group of categories. THE RAP FIELD Some of the most coveted awards in…

2017 American Music Awards: Predicting the Winners

The American Music Awards are fan-voted and based on chart success so they should be fairly easy to predict, let’s get going! NOTE: After each artist’s name will be a fraction denoting the amount of AMAs they’ve won out of their total amount of nominations not including nominations achieved this year. Artist of the Year…

2018 GRAMMYs Predictions: Album of the Year

Now that the eligibility period for the 2018 Grammy Awards has officially ended, it’s time to discuss potential nominees. In this 8 part series we will discuss our predictions for the General field, the pop, rock, and rap categories, and one random group of categories.   ALBUM OF THE YEAR The most coveted award in…