Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Movie Review

Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Movie Review

I was seven years old in the summer of 1977 when I saw “Star Wars” (later dubbed “A New Hope”) from the back seat of my father’s Ford Elite as it was projected onto the drive-in movie theatre screen in my small hometown. Even as a boy I remembered an interview I had read where George Lucas said the film was part of a nine-part story. I debated with friends who swore to me that…

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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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