Tag Archives: music

Who I Identify With

I have said on numerous occasions that Eminem has written the soundtrack to my life.  Tupac Shakur will always be my favorite rapper but Eminem is in my top 3 and partly because his content has always resonated with me; from his drug use to his relapse and into recovery. I am including a couple […]

The World Cup Symbolizes Unity

Coined “The Beautiful Game,” soccer or football known to most people of the world is one of the only sports left that has been relatively untouched through the years.  Did you know that soccer is the most popular sport on Earth? Notice, I did not tell you that it was the most popular in the […]

DJ Joey A: Part I

My interview series rolls on and continuing to keep it in the So Crucial family, I talked to “The Big Homie,” DJ Joey A.  For those not familiar with the music scene in Detroit, DJ Joey A is literally everywhere and he has been a music authority for years as a DJ, musician, producer.  He was […]

Dont Look Down

I first heard Skylar Grey on a few different features where she sang the hooks and instantly thought her voice was incredible.  Her delivery is passionate and often time haunting.  I have included two tracks with the official visual accompanied.  Both tracks extremely different, showing Skylar’s diversity and talent as an artist.         […]

This Is My Kingdom Come

I took this picture some time ago and knew I wanted to do something with it besides just keep it to myself. Sobriety has opened my eyes to new things, things I never knew existed. Today I heard a song for the first time and felt it was necessary to share it, especially with all […]

Wake Me Up

I have been so caught up and stubborn in my hip hop ways that I almost missed this summer’s anthem (according to me) by Swedish producer Avicii.  When I first heard the opening to this song it was reminiscent of a folk song but :40 seconds in the bpm kicked into overdrive and at 1:10 seconds […]

Body Marked Up

I know a lot of people aren’t with the inked up scene but I am big into it.  Tattoos are a way of expression and can be extremely artistic. Women with tattoos and full sleeves are off the charts sexy to me.  Some women can even pull off the facial tattoos like Cleo Wattenstrom (pictured). For […]