Archive for the ‘Hip-Hop Music’ Category

Early Christmas

Posted: November 21, 2013 in Hip-Hop Music

Don’t you guys just love getting that first Christmas present before Christmas that just gets you more excited? This year I just received word that I will be getting a very big present around Christmas however just the news is an early gift to me. Over this Christmas break I will be heading down to Orlando, Florida in order to visit all the amazing amusement parks they have to offer. For this blog I thought it was only appropriate to share with you some of my attractions at the best park down there

Island of Adventures Best Rides

  1. Dueling Dragons:
  2. The Incredible Hulk:
  3. Jurassic Park River Adventure:
  4. The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man:
  5. Finally, Popeye & Bluto’s Bilge-Rat Barges:

Childhood Jammed Into Three Minutes

Posted: November 14, 2013 in Hip-Hop Music

Growing up music has always been a big part of my life. Not only does it help you express yourself but music is powerful. Even simply the beat of song from my childhood can bring back exact feelings, smells, and sites. It helps me remember long drives in the car where we’d play eye spy or day trips to the beach where the radio would clash with the sounds of the ocean.

Here are some of my favorite songs from my childhood;

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6W5pq4bIzIw[/youtube]

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ousaiByU1ko[/youtube]

What are your favorite songs from your childhood and what do they remind you of?!

Leave it up to Chance

Posted: November 6, 2013 in Hip-Hop Music

Chance, Acid Rapper!

Chance the Rapper is an aspiring rapper out of Chicago, IL. I only say aspiring because he has yet to drop a debut album yet but has managed to not only find his way to the leading hip-hop charts but also make a huge impression with only two mixtapes(Click mixtape cover’s above to go straight to download link, It’s worth it!)! Chance began his move into hip-hop his freshmen year of high school, in an interview he mentioned that his first hip-hop album to buy and fully listen to was Kanye West’s “College Dropout”. In early April of 2012 Chance was suspended from his high school for what I believe was marijuana related. During his time off he decided he was going to use that time to create a mixtape and see where he got with it and boy was he happy he did. Chance released “10 Day” April 15th, 2012, which took a little while to take off but now has over 80,000 downloads. After he saw his talents manifest and realized that he was actually reaching and connecting with the people he furthered his efforts in the hip-hop industry and released his newest project, “Acid Rap” a little over a year later. This fralbum (free-album) has been an extreme success getting an overall rating of 86/100 from 20 very well known hip-hop critics. Chance is continuing to make music while taking on the tour life as an opening act and finally at the end of 2013 he will be touring as his own major act instead of as an open. I recommend that you take a second and give him a listen, his style of hip-hop is much different than what most people think of when they think hip-hop and you just might like him.

Exercise; noun: activity requiring physical effort, carried out esp. to sustain or improve health and fitness

Now I know exercising is not the most fun thing for some of us to do, it is hard work and with only 24 short hours in the day motivation plays a big factor too. However I would extremely encourage everyone to take a couple minutes out of their day in order to get a little bit of exercise in and push towards a healthier life. Even for a few minutes a day exercise has several benefits.

Benefits of Exercising

  • Exercise controls weight–Even if you can’t get to the gym and actually exercise even taking the stairs or doing chores can help
  • Exercise combats health conditions and diseases–Regular exercise can assist in fighting off high blood pressure, stroke, depression and even some types of cancers
  • Exercise improves mood–Just a couple minutes in the gym a day can leave you happier and more relaxed, plus there is no better feeling than once you start seeing results
  • Exercise boost energy–Regular exercise helps improve muscle strength and endurance while also improving the flow of oxygen and nutrients
  • Exercise promotes better sleep–Having trouble falling asleep? A little bit of exercise could be the perfect thing to help you fall asleep or even deepen your sleep
  • Exercise puts the spark back in your sex life–Tiring out easy? Exercise can leave you more energized as well as looking better. It can also lead to increased sexual arousal for women and men are less likely to have problems with erectile dysfunction
  • Exercise IS FUN–There is something for everyone to enjoy. It gives you a changes to unwind and enjoy the outdoors. It is a good way to socialize and get closer with friends and family. So find something fun you like to do and just do it

 

Overall exercise and great way to improve your health and the way you feel about yourself. It helps raise self-esteem and has social benefits as well. Try to set a goal and even a simple 30 minutes a day will make you feel better! Look for something that interests you and roll with it! You might end up loving it.

Kanye West is a Gangster

Posted: October 22, 2013 in Hip-Hop Music

So, a few weeks back Kanye West was being followed the paparazzi while they attempted to take pictures of him. In the heat of it all one of the reporters ended up puncturing his personal bubble and Kanye did what any crazy rapper would do and he swing and hit the guy in the face. As I’m sure you can assume that did not go over well for the guy who got struck in the face as he proceeded to press lawsuit. Kanye claimed self defense and that he felt like he was being directly threatened.

So blah, blah, blah, coming up they will appear in court and actually settle this, whatever. Here comes the part that had me dying of laughter. Kanye proceeded to invite the defendant out dinner at an extremely expense restaurant and offered to pay as a nice gesture. After they have a good time and the meal is over Kanye drops the bomb and dine-and-dashes on a $12,000 bill leaving the guy with simply “The dishes are in the back, better get started.” Now I understand this is @$$hole move but I think it’s actually pretty funny. What’s your opinion?

Control Verse

Posted: October 3, 2013 in Hip-Hop Music

In a song recently released by Detroit hip-hop artist Big Sean featuring Kendrick Lamar and Jay Electronica where Kendrick spit a verse that sent a shock wave through the rap game. Kendrick includes a line where he calls himself “the King of New York”, being from Compton and knowing New York’s glowing presence in the rap game this was huge for a lot of people. Kendrick goes on mention several people with high standings in the game and say “I got love for you all but I’m tryna murder you n***as, tryna make sure your core fans never heard of you n***as, they don’t want not one more noun or verb from you n***as, what is competition? I’m tryna raise the bar high!” This was not intended to be a diss to the people he mentioned it’s point was to draw the competition from out of the shadow’s and that’s exactly what it did. Rapper’s around the country started dropping remix’s to “Control” speaking their minds about how they felt about the verse Kendrick spit and why they are the best. I’m personally glad to see the hip-hop game at a point now where when a rapper gets “dissed” no blood has to be shed, just friendly competition to see who is going to be the best. Kendrick knew exactly what effect it was going to have when he dropped the song however that’s exactly what he wanted to happened. Moral of the story is that Kendrick is trying to motivate everyone to do the best work they possibly can AND YOU SHOULD TOO!

Music for ya Ear

Posted: September 5, 2013 in Hip-Hop Music

This is a song that I believe to be really good. This an upcoming artist out of Brooklyn, NY who is part of the movement Pro Era. CJ Fly everyone. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hYeT9C2dLGA[/youtube]