Kanye West

MMM Thoughts: Album Sales vs. The Quality of Music – Which Truly Measures Success?

Photo Credit: Collages via Billboard Most people will tell you that the only success that translates financially is “success.” In music, certainly, it’s thought to be almost entirely mathematical: the more records an artist has sold, the more “successful” they are (of course, in recent decades the number of downloads and streams would also have… Read more

MMM Top Ten: The 10 Best Rap and Rock Collaborations of All Time

It’s widely debated if – or at least to what degree – rap is rock ‘n’ roll. In New York City, where hip-hop originated, a few rock bands were among the first to recognize the significance of rap, as shown by the Tom Tom Club’s single “Wordy Rappinghood” and of course Blondie’s number one smash… Read more

Kanye West – ‘Donda’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Kevin Mazur What is art? Art is like how one would describe food. You see it, and you can confidently say that it is that. You may not necessarily know what kind, but you know what it is. Art is subjective, but this we know. And its job of inspiration depends on who… Read more

Kid Cudi – ‘Man on the Moon III: The Chosen’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Pamela Littky Man On The Moon III: The Chosen is the seventh studio album by Cleveland bred rapper Kid Cudi, and it feels like when your favorite rock band reunites and their stage costumes don’t quite fit well anymore.  Bummer right? Their pants are either too tight or not loose enough by today’s… Read more

SAINt JHN – ‘While The World Was Burning’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Krisana Sotelo Carlos St. John Phillips is recovering from a severe case of anonymous success. A decade into a career that was not without its own successes, he was launched into the stratosphere with a billion-plus streaming TikTok remix of his single “Roses.” He was everywhere at once while existing nowhere; few knew… Read more

070 Shake: An Emotionally Vulnerable Debut

Photo Credit: Dan Regan Known for her high-profile guest appearances, 070 Shake has created hip-hop music for a new generation of listeners. While new to the music scene, 070 Shake keeps true to her feelings and the highs and lows of life. The artist utilizes her creativity through artistic expression. Danielle Balbuena was born on… Read more

MMM Staff Picks: DeShonna Watson’s Top Ten Favorite Albums of the 2010s

As we move into a new decade, we felt it’s only right that we select a project that represents each year and made it POP! In whichever way possible. So without further delay, here we go! Drake – ‘Scorpion’ (2018) He said he was top 3! Then top 2. Aubrey Graham had a chokehold on… Read more

MMM Staff Picks: DeShonna Watson’s Top Ten Favorite Albums of 2019

#10. Kanye West – ‘Jesus Is King’ Love him or hate him! As controversial as they come, West’s ninth official LP had so much anticipation around it alone, he made you wonder just exactly what he was going to deliver this time around. But hey, it just wouldn’t be Kanye without a little drama, right?… Read more

MMM Staff Picks: Carlton Rolle’s Top Ten Favorite Albums of the 2010s

Music has changed so much over the last 10 years. Many have heard and watched the degradation of genres fade away while other artists breathe new life in an overstuffed industry. Great albums come rarely, especially ones that became statements for the era or for the people living through that time. These are all albums… Read more

Kanye West – ‘Jesus Is King’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Kevin Winter  Cynics will rejoice! Devout loyalists will waiver with indifference through brand ambassador Kanye West’s latest and most talked about effort of his career; Jesus Is King. “I am the greatest artist God has ever created,” boasts the brash veteran rap star at a recent gathering of his popular Sunday Service events…. Read more