BEYCHELLA

If you haven’t seen Beyoncé’s Coachella performance by now, you are definitely missing out on a big moment in music. For the most part everyone knows that Beyoncé is a great performer, but her Coachella performance helped prove that she truly sees herself as her own competition. She has risen the bar to a level we weren’t sure…

GOODBYE 2016

As we say goodbye to 2016 and hello to 2017 we wanted to reflect on the good music and tv we got to experience this year. Some of the top albums for us were (in no particular order): We Are King – KING Twenty88 – Twenty88 Lemonade – Beyoncé A Seat at the Table –…

SOLANGE HITS THE SNL STAGE

Solange performed her songs Cranes In The Sky and Don’t Touch My Hair, from her hit album A Seat At The Table, on SNL. Check out the performance below… //player.theplatform.com/p/NnzsPC/widget/select/media/fKo02bMd0Gtt

FATHERS & DAUGHTERS

One of our staffers recently seen a movie titled Fathers & Daughters. It’s a really good movie but what  helped our staffer connect even more to the movie was the songs by Michael Bolton. The song is titled Fathers & Daughters just like the movie and beautifully sung by Bolton. Check out the beautiful song below…

13TH

We recently watched Ava DuVernay’s new documentary about the mass incarceration of black people, specifically black males in America. It’s an extremely powerful piece that shows the history of how blacks have been put at a disadvantage, whether it’s from race and/or social economic class. The songs chosen for the documentary are very powerful and…

INSECURE

We hope you all tuned in this past Sunday for the new episode of the new HBO show Insecure by Issa Rae. This show is a breath of fresh air in the world of over populated TV where you don’t see much diversity; or, if you do, it’s not for very long. Insecure is the realist depiction…

ATLANTA

Atlanta is a new FX series from Donald Glover a.k.a Childish Gambino. It stars Donald Glover as Earnest “Earn” Marks, Brian Henry as Alfred “Paper Boi” Miles, Keith Stanfield as Darius, and Zazie Beetz as Vanessa. The core of the show is about two Atlanta bred cousins, Earn and Paper Boi, trying to make a…

POWER

In honor of the season 3 finale, I would like to give props to the Starz series ‘Power’ for not only displaying great work from the writers to the actors, but to the great music that has been included. This show has some of the best music direction I’ve heard in a series in a…

THE GET DOWN

If you haven’t checked out the show The Get Down on Netflix you are definitely playing yourself. The show is music magic. It’s a very fanciful display of the birth of Hip-Hop and the PTR crew can dig it. This show displays the passion behind the driving force of early Hip-Hop, the DJ. I loved…