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  • DMX in a tank top in front of a crowd

    …And Then There Was DMX

    As a child, I struggled to find a taste in music that quenched my thirst wholeheartedly. I recall the oldies station playing when I was a youngster—truth be told, I have no problems with that music. The music of the 1950s and 1960s certainly holds weight and is meaningful to me; it just wasn’t “it,” […] More

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    A Perfect 10 by Eminem: Side B

    Eminem has resonated so much through life and entertainment that one top ten list is not enough to encapsulate his impact on the world. As such, I have created a second list, A Perfect 10 by Eminem: Side B, just as Eminem has done with his latest album, Music to be Murdered By. As was done […] More

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    A Perfect 10 by Eminem: Side A

    If you didn’t live it, you don’t know the struggle. Looking back on 1999, if someone asked for a perfect 10 by Eminem, I would have heard of Eminem, but wouldn’t be able to name 10 songs by him. My, how the times have changed. As I sit here and formulate A Perfect 10 by […] More

  • Cover of Sunset Mission

    Sunset Mission – Mood For The Soul Vol. 1

    When you listen to music, what do you expect from it? Are you just listening to the latest Top 40 hits and bobbing your head to the beat? Maybe you’re tired of the system and venting your frustrations to early Black Flag or Reagan Youth? You could just be zoning out to bands from your […] More

  • A cover of the soundtrack to Judgment Night featuring the cast and list of bands on the album.

    Judgment Night: The Soundtrack We Need

    I think we can all agree that 2020 has been a challenging year for everyone around the world. With the on-going Covid-19 pandemic, political divides, and racial injustices, it can be a dark feeling. During this dark time in history, I would like to take a step back in time to what feels like eons […] More

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    Eminem’s Amityville Horror: When One Verse Makes a Song

    I am an Eminem fan, but I wouldn’t call myself a “Stan.” When Eminem makes bad songs or even bad albums, I won’t lie to myself and say that everything Eminem touches turns to gold. In the last decade, I would say Eminem has had just as many misses as hits. From Recovery through Music to Be Murdered […] More