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Should You Ever Ask Friends For Unpaid “Favors”?

After the situation rose between Fabolous asking the internet sensation Shiggy to do a promotional Instagram post for one of his recent single ‘Choosy’ the question of rather friends should charge friends for promotion arose again.  Fabolous asked Shiggy to do the #ChoosyChallenge and Shiggy asked that he would like to be paid for his efforts.  Even though Fabolous understood and said he wouldn’t pay him out his own pockets, but instead ask his label pay. Casanova made an issue out of Fab even being asked for payment, rather than doing as a favor. So as a creative and a friend is it wrong to ask for payment instead of helping a friend out?Continue Reading

A Deep-Dive: Usher

One thing people don’t know about Usher is that he is the topmost successful black young artists of the 1990s (worldwide). He has totaled over 50 million records in the US and 75 million records worldwide. This makes him one of the best-selling music artists of all time. He also has a Diamond-certified album in Confessions, two multi-platinum albums in My Way and 8701, two platinum albums in Here I Stand and Raymond v. Raymond These are just some of the accolades that Usher has. So with this editorial, I will deep dive into his life and career.  As one of my favorite artists ever this will one of my favorite deep dives I will ever do.Continue Reading

The King of Shade: Omarion

When it comes to getting revenge Omarion has given us the master class on how to correctly and effectively get it. As most of you know, over the year Omarion has been in the middle of the drama amongst his bandmates, particularly Lil Fizz. Over the last year or so Lil Fizz and Apryl Jones have gone from ‘best friends’ to openly saying they are in a relationship on Love & Hip-Hop: Hollywood. The two have known each other for a while since Fizz and Omarion were friends and oftentimes hung out together on the show so you would think Fizz would respect O by not going there with the mother of his kids right? I guess not.Continue Reading