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CELEBRITY

By: Richard Ray To say that we live in interesting times would be an understatement. One of the most interesting issues is the idea of celebrity and its pervasive and increasing influence on our society. As Film, Television, the Internet and now Social Media have grown so has the concept of celebrity and fame. The […]

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STATE OF HIP HOP

As hard as I try not to, from time to time I sound like the old school dude stuck in the past when it comes to lamenting the state of hip hop today versus its alleged glory years of the late 80s-90s. For so many, music is a soundtrack for one’s life journey… the first […]

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LUTHER VANDROSS

I cannot believe that it has been over eleven years, since perhaps the greatest voice of our generation passed away. I know that many more famous entertainers have passed in that time period, like Michael Jackson, David Bowie and Prince, and while others have been more popular, know one has ever possessed a more pure, […]

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PUNK’D

I blame Donald Trump’s candidacy on Ashton Kutcher. For six years he showed how gullible people were and the viability of catching much of America’s captive attention to showing people reacting to and believing the most outrageous scenarios. Is that not Trump’s candidacy in a nutshell. It reminds me of a Richard Pryor joke in […]