Many people call themselves a sports fan. Some call themselves a fan or follower of a specific team(s) and/or athlete(s). But in this blog, I want to share a few of my personal favorite beards in the modern era of sports. Read more
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Jay-Z has created some great music in his lifetime but he has also created some bad music. Recently it has fallin along the lines of poor. Why? Because he is Jay-Z and he can really do whatever he wants. But he still creates albums for “todays listener” which means his style keeps switching up. The reason I fell in love with Jay-Z in the beginning was because he had that Mafioso rap where he is gangster but it is all about that dollar and respect. That is the Jay-Z I love and this album may have been his last ode to that style.
The album starts out with a great introduction about what a gangster is suppose to be. It sets the tone for the album and gives the listener an idea of what is to come. The second track (American Dream) samples Marvin Gaye and show’s Jay-Z in his most comfortable of settings. The laid back beat shows a Jay-Z that we haven’t seen since his Reasonable Doubt years. The drug dealers conscious along with the drug dealers reality. The Jay-Z I truly love. Unfortunately he enlisted Lil Wayne for the next song which was a clear miss. But after that it picks right back up with “No Hook.” Read more
Approximately 15 years ago, two roommates were sitting on the couch in their Westbourne Grove apartment, watching MTV. The two men were disgusted by what they saw, hot girls in skimpy outfits and cocky men driving next year’s luxury car model. Nothing substantial, nothing meaningful, just a bunch of shallow “artists” and material possessions. These two men then hatched a plan to make a mockery of it. Read more