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“Tell Your Friends”: It’s The Weeknd

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Screen Shot 2015-08-24 at 6.33.57 PMBy BridgetEE

I heard someone say that there is a difference between an artist and an entertainer.  Entertainers do exactly what they are supposed to do, keep “you” the audience captivated while they are performing under the spotlight.  An Entertainer is for the most part is presentationally hardworking, and picture perfect.  An Entertainer when it comes to audio relies on background music, mixing, processing and songwriters, a whole team to make “IT” happen.  An entertainers talent may be “to do”, more often times than to create.  It’s very hard and rare for an entertainer to be timeless…

Then we have the artist 🎵 (more…)

Angie Stone Has 2 Bad Habits


wpid-wp-1440091073225.jpegBy BridgetEE

If there wasn’t an old school, there wouldn’t be a new school.  In a wedding the bride should always have something that is borrowed and something that is blue, and when it comes to matters of the heart, well I think we all have some bad habits.  But I thank God that Angie Stone has two: 2 Bad Habits that is. (more…)

Carmen Rodgers And Anthony David’s Charge Is Just Sexy


wpid-screenshot_2015-08-10-21-12-07-1.pngBy BridgetEE

Young people believe that hair, make-up, weight and gear is what makes you sexy.  Young song writers believe that giving you the blow-by-blow of a sexual act is sexy.  Some older people believe that lypo will help you get your sexy back.  But what if I were to tell you the true meaning of sexy?  Would that change your perception or maybe you would find that you really didn’t know what sexy was all that time?  You see sexy is not a thing or a look.  Sexy is an attraction, an arousal, it’s exciting, it’s a feel.  Sexy is when your turned on to release your inhibitions without instruction, sexy is a sound and the sound of sexy will, has and forevermore produce a CHARGE (more…)

Robin Thicke Got It “Back Together”


wpid-wp-1438887614662.jpegBy BridgetEE

The awesome thing about musical artistry is it paints a picture of what is going on in your life right now.  In life you have to go through things to get to things as well as get back to things.  Any great musician will tell you that their first love is music and I’m sure they will tell you that outside influences of their relationship with it will affect it.  There is a scene in the movie “The Five Heartbeats” where it is said to the songwriter in the movie that he will become truly great when he experiences pain.  Well in the case of Robin Thicke trials, tribulations, circumstances and pain have brought him to “Back Together”

Kellye Howard: Definition Of A Naked Truth


wpid-wp-1438555559602.jpegBy BridgetEE

What constitutes a naked truth:

“Plain unadorned facts, without concealment or embellishment”

We live in a world where the first tip any successful person will give you is presentation is everything.  We also live in a world where the word presentation is just a pretty term for a little white lie.  The world is filled with role models that if we really knew their naked truth, would they still in fact be our role model?   Or better yet their naked truth was found out later, crushing our perception, when had they told the truth in the first place they would have found that we would have adorned them even more.  Most often times people find their truth to be a painful place that they choose to hide or stay hidden from.  Most people also think that their truth will hinder their success or should I say visions of success.    Me personally I choose to always praise the naked truth before I give any credence to a bold face lie no matter how good it may look or sound.  Everything that looks and feels good,  may not be good for you and “Hell is paved with good intentions”.   What am I trying to say?  The naked truth can be viewed through the eyes of Periscope, and Kellye Howard “Comedian” , laughter through pain.

Jack’n For Beats: You Still Have Time To Jack The Vote For Your Local MC!!

wpid-wp-1436645382953.jpegBy BridgetEE

After stopping in 11 cities nationwide and listening to thousands spit game, Jack’n For Beats are down to its final 200, of whom will be taking home the grand prize of $10 Grand in a bag and a studio session with the man, the myth, the legend, DJ Khaled in “We The Best Studios” in Miami.  The contestant who receives the most votes from now until July 31 will claim the grand prize package and the title of 2015 Jack’N for Beats national champion, and guess what my city CLEVELAND is in the Hizouse!!!  Ha, Ha I’m Pumped!!

The tour came through Cleveland, Los Angeles, Houston, Chicago, Detroit and Philadelphia before stopping in New York (the Mecca of Hip Hop).  Hip-Hop notables like Bun B, DJ Envy, Young Dolph, Tyran “Ty Ty” Smith, Emory Jones and DJ Suss One, stopped through the events, and in some cases even provided tips to contestants. (more…)

Is America Really Ready For The Healing Season Of Mint Condition


wpid-wp-1438042501307.jpegBy BridgetEE

We live in world that’s in so much turmoil today.  Black on black crime, instances of police brutality, drug infested streets and poverty.  The crack infestation of the 80’s has created the lost generation of the adult new millennium.  People get married for the sake of title and children are being born by the mile.  Tupac said “there ain’t no hope for the youth and the truth is there ain’t no hope for the future”.  In 2015 do we really know whats going on?  Is this the end or IS CHANGE GON COME?   Earth quakes, heart breaks, unidentifiable seasons and diseases for scientific treason.  What the world need now is love, sweet love, so swing down sweet chariot, stop and let me ride.  Hell yeah!!  But are you, better yet is America ready for what needs to be done in a time when it seems that all there is in the world is pain?  What is the doctrinal remedy, cure for this wounded season we have been born to endure?  Do you know what time it is?   It’s time for a Healing Season and Mint Condition music is the cure. (more…)