Room 25 – Noname

Mom Warning: Some of these songs contain explicit language and themes. Millennial: I have been hearing so much about Noname. On Youtube, on music blogs, and even in the news. I had never listened to her music before except her collaborations with Chance the Rapper. Since she is coming to ACL, and we are both trying to figure out who else we want to see at … Continue reading Room 25 – Noname

EVERYTHING IS LOVE – The Carters

Mom: It was a pleasant surprise when EVERYTHING IS LOVE by The Carters (better known as Beyoncé and Jay-Z) dropped on June 16. I LOVE Beyoncé, and I’m also somewhat of a Hova fan. This new album seems to be third in an unintentional trilogy. Lemonade was about Beyoncé’s feelings of betrayal and anger at being cheated on, 4:44 was Jay-Z’s contrite confession of, and … Continue reading EVERYTHING IS LOVE – The Carters

Dirty Computer – Janelle Monáe

Mom warning: Audio and video links embedded include explicit language. Millennial: I am so excited to review this new album! Janelle Monáe is such an inspirational woman for this generation. I have loved her music from the very beginning, but when I heard the first few released songs from this album, I couldn’t wait for it to come out. She put so much of herself … Continue reading Dirty Computer – Janelle Monáe

Invasion of Privacy – Cardi B

WARNING: All the embedded videos/audios contain language that may be offensive and is definitely NSFW. Mom: When the idea of reviewing Cardi B’s album, Invasion of Privacy, for this blog came up, I wasn’t thrilled. The only Cardi B song I knew before listening to the album was “Bodak Yellow,” and I just don’t get why it was so incredibly popular. I don’t dislike it … Continue reading Invasion of Privacy – Cardi B