Case Study – Are Reality Music Shows Losing Their Influence?

(Interview with Samantha Johnson, discovered before the America’s Got Talent. She’s continued her career indepently.) The golden age of reality TV appears to be coming to an end. The Detroit Free Press reported last year that the decline had been steady with America’s Next Top Model, and new programs like Neil Patrick Harris’s Best Time…

Alicia Keys: Let Me In – Humanity Matters

Humanity matters, and as today is World Refugee Day This should remind us that we all have something In Common: we’re all Human. All living on the same earth, all nourishing dreams, all taking care of our loving friends and family, All growing up in a society that is actually bigger than us all, in a…

Greyce Music: Based On True Story

The more authentic the song, the more powerful its storytelling. Greyce isn’t the one who hesitates to dare to share her story, because “Music is sharing”. This music philosophy, this honesty and simplicity, this way so natural to, not only express but communicate The core of her Soul music, reminds a lot of Lauryn Hill, a Superstar who knew how…

FoCus Lyrics Review – SZA – Ice Moon

SZA is most definitely cool as ice and twice as nice! Her single Ice Moon is at the same time hypnotic, relaxing, mysterious and full of purity despite such seductive lyrics. The environment, settled in a pure wood, warmed by the sunlight, drives daydreaming. “I feel India in my bones” SZA must be referring to…

FoCus Lyrics Review – Joey Bada$$ – WAVES

This song’s instrumental played for cooling, chilling and relaxing, helping to think of anything else than the usual, happens to be a great source of inspiration for any young MC for a freestyle. Plus, its title ‘Waves’ happens to inspire to the good memories surfing on the waves of nostalgic thoughts of ours. Much more…

FoCus Lyrics Review – Black Milk’s Sunday’s Best/Monday’s Worst

Right back on the single of the Black Milk’s album ‘No Poison, No Paradise’, artist whose universe consists in oxymorons and other paradoxes. Sunday’s Best Bass jazzing and grooving, drums kicking, MC freestyling in the mic’… More than a single that hits you back with its catchy hip-hop tempo and rhythm, the choice of such…

FoCus Lyrics Review – Kendrick Lamar’s Cartoon and Cereal

I just had to get down on this track and to break down what I thought was to break down. The instrumental of this track, Cartoons & Cereal, make you dive into one dark and almost scary atmosphere. This atmosphere gives an impression of a kind of mental psychosis, with those fake electronic voices evocating the state of mind of a baby…

Marcus Drumming Poet Analyses Kanye West & Friends’ “CLIQUE’

Lately listening again and again to this Hip-Hop classic, CLIQUE, the songwriting is definitely stunning! First of all, the intro of the song. It all begins with a decrescendo starting off with an ecclesiastic tone. Some tone questioning soul and consciousness of the cupid social climber who betrayed and murdered for some money– how sad….