Why Didn’t More Female Rappers Get Their Due Shine In 2018?

Billboard News Today There were dozens of rule-breaking and provocative female rappers making waves in 2018 — so why did all the mainstream attention go to Cardi B and Nicki Minaj? If you take a look at Billboard‘s Year-End Hot 100 chart, it’s abundantly clear that hip-hop was the dominant genre in 2018. But dig a […]

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Queen Latifah ‘Unable to Accept’ Marian Anderson Award for Personal Reasons

Billboard News 10/12/18 The rapper/actress was slated to appear at the Nov. 20 awards gala named for the legendary opera singer. Queen Latifah is “unable to accept” an award named for a pioneering opera singer, citing personal reasons. The Marian Anderson Award made the announcement on its website. The organization wasn’t more explicit, and Queen […]

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Black Girls Rock 2018

So starting the show was the incredible performance by Fantasia singing Chain of fools and Respect. I deem her the “Queen of Tributes”.  If you want a tribute done right then get Fantasia to do it. Next, was H.E.R. delivering another soulful performance, as always…effortlessly. H.E.R mimicking the guitar was everything to me. If you […]

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