Richard Marx’s “Right Here Waiting” is the Perfect Song During Isolation

Richard Marx didn’t intend to write a song for coronavirus, but “Right Here Waiting” is oddly perfect for this pandemic.

Country Music Battle: “Most People Are Good” vs. “People Are Crazy”

Does Luke Bryan’s “Most People Are Good” or Billy Currington’s “People Are Crazy” have better theology?

Tyler, The Creator: Flower Boy

Tyler, The Creator releases a thoughtful album in Flower Boy, covering the limits of materialism, the value of relationships, and the precious nature of time.  Using a poetry slam style Tyler, The Creator delivers fierce lyrics on top of gentle music. Limits of Materialism The lead track “Foreward” questions the fulfillment one can find inContinue reading “Tyler, The Creator: Flower Boy”

Run the Jewels: RTJ3

El-P and Killer Mike combine forces to create Run the Jewels, also known as RTJ.  RTJ3 is the third studio album released by the pair. Great Sound Fast moving beats incorporate a variety of sound effects and utilize voice drops from Martin Luther King Jr., Rod Serling of the Twilight Zone, and a deranged pastor.  ThisContinue reading “Run the Jewels: RTJ3”

YG: Still Brazy

Gangster rap.  What’s not to love?  YG (Young Gangsta) cranks out a surprisingly layered album in Still Brazy.  Catchy beats reminiscent of Snoop Dogg and George Clinton and the Parliament Funkadelic lay the foundation for classic rap topics: Protecting Your Turf In YG’s first track “Don’t Come to L.A.” visiting rappers are forewarned that posers willContinue reading “YG: Still Brazy”