“A hit dog gon’ holler,” my father once said. For those of you who didn’t grow up with grandmas who cooked chitterlings, and the ability to navigate back roads without streetlights, this quote might elude you. But to put it simply, when people are feeling particularly guilty about a thing they’ve done, or continue to do, they tend to respond to general statements and discussions, even if they were never mentioned by name. That is exactly what Future did.
bell hooks wants Beyonce’s Lemonade to bring male domination and the exploitation of the Black woman to an end.
She wants Beyonce, (and her Lemonade) to unilaterally liberate Black women and ALL women, for that matter from a looming patriarchal society that just won’t seem to cut us loose. If anyone can do it, it’s Beyonce. Right?
When’s the first time you had lemonade? Not the artificial kind-but fresh squeezed, down home, hand-crafted, made with love lemonade? Wasn’t it refreshing? Wasn’t it like nothing you’ve ever tasted before? Didn’t you wonder how that person had managed to add just the right amount of sugar, the perfect amount of lemon juice? Didn’t it make you happy? And isn’t it strange how something so sweet and invigorating could be the product of something so pungent and bitter? Isn’t it crazy how things come together so beautifully when we let them?
You know what? I really gotta give it to Mr. Carter. His entrepreneurial spirit will never falter. It’s like, every month, he has a new business venture. Even after the TIDAL backlash, Jay is pushing forward, and still out here trying to get these coins. His latest venture? An all-pinot Armand de Brignac “Ace of Spades” Champagne that’s going for $760 a pop.
Entertainment moguls Jay Z and Will Smith are working on something big, and it’s gonna be pretty epic. The two hip hop legends are coming together as producers for a new HBO mini-series that tells the story of Emmett Till, a Mississippi teenager who was brutally murdered in 1955 after being accused of flirting with a white woman.
So…let me get this straight. Taylor Swift writes an open letter to Apple, and VOILA! She’s a national hero. But essentially, Jay-Z did the same thing with his streaming service TIDAL, and everybody has a problem with it. For why?
Well they won’t say it, but their friend sure will! It looks like Ms. hampton (she spells her name in lower case letters) has had enough you all dragging her good friends’ name through the mud, and she took to Twitter to let everybody know how she feels.
Jay-Z’s tired of being politically correct. He’s offically fed up with you Negative Nancy’s and Pessimistic Patties. Jigga went off at a concert the other day, to let everybody know exactly how he feels about the lack of support for Tidal. And of course, I 100% agree with him.