NPR Tiny Desk: Big Baby D.R.A.M.

It’s not a secret that I am a HUGE fan of Shelly Massenburg-Smith aka D.R.A.M. (Does Real Ass Music) from Hampton Virginia. He just keeps getting better each time I see him. Yesterday morning, D.R.A.M. was invited to perform at the NPR Tiny Desk concert series where they have artists perform a selection of their music in the NPR offices.

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Chance and the Social Experiment (Surf’s Up) [Album Reflection]

Social Experiment
The Social Experiment

All they needed was one opportunity to make major history. The Social Experiment, led by Donnie Trumpet didn’t exist without the help of a kid from Chicago that was kicked out of High School for #10Days. Yet, in a short amount of time it blossomed into something truly larger than any of the original parts. Continue reading “Chance and the Social Experiment (Surf’s Up) [Album Reflection]”

My Top 5 Hip-Hop Albums in 2015 and Why


I’ll had this conversation a ridiculous amount of times in the past few weeks. Music is the main topic as classes end and summer warms up. Top 5 lists are all the rage as we have pretty much have had appearances from all of the heavy hitting Hip-Hop artists in Late 2014-2015. So, where does that leave us? Continue reading “My Top 5 Hip-Hop Albums in 2015 and Why”