The Grammys As I come down from my high off an amazing Grammy weekend in NYC, I write this post in disbelief. I am asking myself, “did that really just happen?” I have worked award shows before, attended them also; I even interviewed artists on the red carpet, but this time was different. This time… Read More When Opportunity Knocks: The 60th Grammy Awards
The Life As Shay Report: Welp! I’m back! As you know, if there is one artist that’s able to set fire under my arse and get me back to writing, it’s Kendrick *insert emoji heart eyes* Seeing as how Kendrick released “Humble” about three days ago and there is already 21 million plus views, I… Read More Kendrick Lamar’s “Humble”: A brief epilogue
May 11, 2015- Kendrick Lamar was recognized by the Calfornia State Senate as a “Generational Icon.” Such a great feat for a young man from Compton, was the undertone. But I see, such a great feat for a young African- American man. A musician, a poet and storyteller. Someone that has been able to uplight… Read More Mr. Lamar Accepting “Generational Icon” Honor VIDEO-I KNOW I CAN
The Life As Shay Report: Remember that beautiful song Jay-Z made a couple years back for his daughter, Blue! How sweet! Well he finally released visuals for the song and I can only image how dope it is…well if you don’t have TIDAL you will be imagining right along with me. If you want to… Read More Jay-Z Drops Video for “Glory”- You still might not be happy!
The Life As Shay Report: New Music from Wale! Nice, I’m happy to hear some of his emotions have been thrust into a song. It’s real smooth with a sweet old school feel. Jerry Seinfeld vocal sample opens the track….and just when I started to get into it…it was over. This is a tease more… Read More New Music: Wale “The Chess Match”- One Minute Man
The Life As Shay Report: Shay’s Pick of the Day is Yohan‘s “Dum Dum”. Listen close you might be surprised!