Barth Beasley Doing That Thing You Do The Detroit Way

Barth Beasley Doing That Thing You Do The Detroit Way

Google Barth Beasley’s name and the first thing that pops up is a link for the IMDb web site and a cast credit for the 1996 Tom Hanks film “That Thing You Do!” Beasley played a part in the movie as one of band members of the fictional Blue Spot Trio. Maybe Hollywood just wasn’t Barth’s thing because it doesn’t appear that he ever made another appearance on that big silver screen. Apparently after the…

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JopauL New Release “Time of My Life”

JopauL New Release “Time of My Life”

“The Flo Rida is strong with this one”, observed Darth Vader. Even though he didn’t really say that he may have if they ever film a “Star Wars: Time of My Life” movie. Whereas Star Wars is densely populated with clones in the white battle armor of the intergalactic Storm Troopers uniform, I suspect that Jopaul was put into a recording studio with the intention of turning him into a Flo Rida clone. Musically it’s…

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Review: JoeyBadA$$ x Summer Knights

Review: JoeyBadA$$ x Summer Knights

I’m a firm believer in the idea that it’s impossible to form a reasonable opinion about a mixtape, album or an artists’ body of work after one or two listens (first to last track), so I waited a few weeks and listened to the project over and over again, front to back and side to side…Here’s what I think..   JoeyBadA$$ first mixtape, 1999, where he introduced himself to the music scene, set the bar…

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Review: Bobby James x The Ugly Duckling

Review: Bobby James x The Ugly Duckling

Bobby James released his latest project The Ugly Duckling on October 29, 2013 and has had the local Twitter-sphere booming ever since. From the first bar of Bobby Boucher to the last bar of The Ugly Duckling, Raleigh artist Bobby James spit like he has something to prove. The project includes features from King Mez, Hasina Jai, Montana Stax and Shanice Monee’.   I’m not going to lie, before listening to The Ugly Duckling, I…

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