YOU AIN’T GOT THE ANSWERS!: Is Kanye West Right or Nah?

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In case you’ve missed it, Kanye West has released his self-inflicted gag order with the media since the release of his sixth studio album, Yeezus. Between the interviews and tours, West has made it VERY clear where he stands with the fashion industry big dogs, and  I can’t say I’m completely mad at him. West […]

King Without A Crown?: Kendrick Lamar Rapper of the Year & It Wasn’t Even Close

King Without A Crown?- Kendrick Lamar Rapper of the Year & It Wasn't Even Close

It has indeed been a successful year for hip-hop music. From A$AP Rocky starting the year off with a chart topping album, to the summer of hip-hop that saw releases from Jay Z, Kanye West, J. Cole, & Mac Miller; and to both Drake and Eminem’s platinum selling efforts. It is clear that it’s been […]

Food For Thought: Is Rap Ruining Our Lives? ( Part 2: Rap & Relationships)

Food For Thought- Is Rap Ruining Our Lives-Part 2- Rap & Relationships

Continuing in our  ”Is Rap Ruining Our Lives” series … today we tackle Rap and Relationships! Whew, this like stated in our post previously is by no means a scientific proven effect from listening to rap music; but more my personal opinion.  Agree with it or not , I’d love to read your thoughts so […]

Culture: King Kendrick Lamar – Opinions from Mr.Savage

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Unless you have been living under a rock or exiled from social media for the past 12+ hours you know that Kendrick Lamar has put the Internet and the music community in a frenzy. Last night Big Sean leaked a song that did not quite make it to his upcoming album, Hall of Fame, due […]

Food For Thought: Is Rap Ruining Our Lives (Part 1: Rap & Materialism)

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Come on baby, light my fire/ Everything you drop is so tired/ Music is supposed to inspire/ How come we ain’t getting no higher? In the immortal words of Lauryn we begin our Food For Thought Series “Is Rap Ruining Our Lives?” . By no means are we actually saying rap IS ruining lives , but rather posing […]

Sounds & Visuals: “Black Skinhead” – Kayne West (interactive video)

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Cues Jay Z’s Guess Who’s Back Hello Savagely Yours! It feels great to be back. Yeah this may be kind of late but hey! Lets get straight to it. One of my personal favorites, Kanye West, sure has a full plate these days. When he’s not in the studio making hot fire such as Yeezus, […]

Sounds & Visuals: R. Kelly, Janelle Monae, & More at Coachella 2013

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The new aged Woodstock, better know as Coachella took place a couple of weekends ago. While celebrities such as Solange, Adrienne Bailon, and Kelly Rowland roamed and mingled out in the open field in the middle of California, the stage was set ablaze by a list of newcomers and veterans alike. Since we we’re on […]

Sounds & Visuals: “Wild For The Night” – A$AP Rocky ft. Skillrex & Birdy Nam Nam

First up for our Tuesday Sound & Visual we have Harlem’s own A$AP Rocky with a new visual for his latest single “Wild For The Night” off of his debut album, Love.Live.A$AP. Journey with A$AP Rocky as he takes us deep in the heart of the Dominican Republic and captures the culture of it’s inhabitants. […]

Music Mondays: What We’re Jamming – Bimmer by Tyler The Creator, Swangin’ by Stalley, & More! (New Music 2013)

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New week, new opportunities, and of course NEW MUSIC! Seeing that we took the more R&B route last week on our Music Monday mix, I wanted to bring you all some of the rap joints that I’ve been peeping. 1. Bimmer by Tyler The Creator ft. Frank Ocean Probably the most ironic piece of today’s […]

Music Monday: What We’re Jamming – Immortal by Kid Cudi, Trinidad James, Big Boi & More! (New Music 2013)

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Can you all believe it is March already?! We are less than 4 weeks away from premiering our very first MIXTAPE! Yes, you read that right! Find out more about it here. In the meantime, we are still bringing you the hottest hits to get your Monday rolling. Check them out below and let us […]

Music Monday: What We’re Jamming – Power Trip by J. Cole fet Miguel, James Blake’s Retograde & More! (New Music 2013)

Music Monday- Power Trip by J. Cole (New Music 2013)

Happy President’s Day Savages! Here are last week’s hottest jams that are the must-haves on anyone’s iPod. Power Trip by J. Cole ft. Miguel After J. Cole unexpectedly dropped off a five track FreeEP Truly Yours for us last Tuesday, he doubled back and gave us this lovely single feature Grammy award winning, Miguel. This […]

Music Mondays: What We’re Jamming – Mirrors by Justin Timberlake, Wale’s Bad, and More! (New Music 2013)

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Happy Monday Savages! We are gearing up for a busy week and we are sure you are on the move too. Catch the latest hits that  we are jamming, which include the exciting comeback of Justin Timberlake and  true R&B ! Mirrors by Justin Timberlake This is the THIRD time JT has graced us with his […]

Music Mondays: What We’re Jamming – Started From The Bottom, Enough, & Pusher Lover Girl (New Music 2013)

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Happy Monday! We’re sure you all are ever so eager to be at work or school the day after the Beyonce SuperBowl. Check out what we are bumping in our speakers this week! 2013, you’ve yet to let us down with the jams! Started From The Bottom by Drake Drizzy Drake dropped this celebratory single […]

Music Mondays: What We’re Jamming – Now, Treat Me Like Fire, & More (New Music 2013)

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A new week is here! — And some new jams are here as well! Check out what I’ve been jamming this past week. 2013 is already looking very promising in the music department! Now by Paramore YES! Everyone’s favorite pop-rock band is back! We haven’t heard from Paramore since 2010, but they’ve re-entered the music […]

Music Mondays: What We’re Jamming- Suit & Tie, Fly Ass Pisces, & Nuclear ( New Music 2013 )

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Happy Monday Savages! Since it has been pretty quiet in the music realm as far as new album releases go, I figured you all would LOVE a recap of last week’s January Jams, that we are currently jamming! Fly Ass Pisces by Cocaine 80s ft. Jhene Aiko and Common This smooth track comes from Cocaine […]

Music: Is Sixteen Just Enough For Andre 3000? – An Open Letter to Andre 3000 Fans

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At times, we all wish we could step into the mind of all of those creatively great artists out there just to get the slightest idea of how they do what they do. What we find might not be of much surprise to us at all. I’ve found that a number of the artist I […]

Music: Gucci Mane, What’s Really Good?

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Okay! Look I dont really do this , but I post on what I love or like alot…. and Gucci Mane happens to be one of the rappers I LOVE. I recently took to twtter after rumors broke out that one of my favorite rappers was dissing everybody and their Mom ( source:AllHipHop) , pleading […]

Album Lust: good kid, mAAd city – Kendrick Lamar

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He’s been deemed the one to bring the West Coast back to it’s holy grail in the hip-hop heavens — Kendrick Lamar. Some say he’s a newcomer, faithfuls say they feel like they’ve known him their whole life. With intrusive rhymes that literally sling you right into his world in such a descriptive way you […]

Vintage Sounds & Visuals: Gucci Mane “Icy”

Let’s be honest; nothing, I mean NOTHING gets you ready to face the day like a hood classic on blast. With that being said, I’m taking it back to the trap with Gucci Mane’s “Icy.” I’m talking throwback Gucci, circa 2005. This is before he added the lean-filled belly to his frame or the ice […]

Vintage Sounds & Visuals: Fat Pat, Lil Keke – 25 Lighters

Sound & Visuals! Every week I break you off with a Throwback  ( Old School Music Video) and a You Heard that? ( Something New). Comment on them as you please! For your listening and viewing pleasure. What’s up this week for the Throwback?!:   Fat Pat, Lil Keke – 25 Lighters   “25 lighters on my dresser , […]

Vintage Sounds & Visuals : Fabolous Ft. Mike Shorey- Baby

Sound & Visuals! Every week I break you off with a Throwback  ( Old School Music Video) and a You Heard that? ( Something New). Comment on them as you please! For your listening and viewing pleasure. What’s up this week for the Throwback?!:   Fabolous Ft. Mike Shorey- Baby Since I didn’t break yall off with a hit […]

Sounds & Visuals: Kanye West performing Mercy (Explicit)

Sound & Visuals! Every week I break you off with a Throwback  ( Old School Music Video) and a You Heard that? ( Something New). Comment on them as you please! For your listening and viewing pleasure. What’s up this week for “You Heard that?” well this week is “You Seen that” New visuals for […]

Vintage Sounds & Visuals : Eve fet. Faith Evans – Love is Blind

Sound & Visuals! Every week I break you off with a Throwback  ( Old School Music Video) and a You Heard that? ( Something New). Comment on them as you please! For your listening and viewing pleasure. What’s up this week:   Eve- Love is Blind One of my personal favorite songs … In my Top 5 of […]

Sounds & Visuals “You Heard That?” : Mykko Montana “DO IT” Feat Kcamp

Sound & Visuals! Every week I break you off with a Throwback  ( Old School Music Video) and a You Heard that? ( Something New). Comment on them as you please! For your listening and viewing pleasure. This one right here is more sounds than visuals I’ll update the post once the video comes out […]