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VIDEO ALERT: “Julia” by SZA-WAY MORE CAPTIVATING

The Life As Shay Report: The visuals for SZA’s “Julia” come shortly after the release of “Divinity” with Jill Scott and if nothing else is to be said….TDE is working overtime. The video for “Julia” does not break away from the norm for SZA… very calming, sweet, sentimental moments captured with an innocent sexuality that… Read More VIDEO ALERT: “Julia” by SZA-WAY MORE CAPTIVATING

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LIFE AS SHAY EXCLUSIVE: XXL FRESHMEN CONCERT-LA “FRESH MEAT”

The Life As Shay Report: I need to make today a Flashback Friday because I never got the chance to share my experience of the XXL Freshman Class Concert in LA. No one knew, but I was prepared to fly to NY to attend the show if I had the chance to cover it as… Read More LIFE AS SHAY EXCLUSIVE: XXL FRESHMEN CONCERT-LA “FRESH MEAT”

New Music, News

NEW MUSIC: “Divinity” SZA feat. Jill Scott- Newborns & Lilac

The Life As Shay Report: When I discovered this NEW music my first reaction was ‘Oh Lawd!’ Before listening I knew this song would be heavy and deep and moving! It delivered! Before this song, I didn’t even think of how similar their sounds and vibes are….long story short, I got chills. This song fully… Read More NEW MUSIC: “Divinity” SZA feat. Jill Scott- Newborns & Lilac

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Kendrick Lamar’s Caught on Candid Camera-What Rapper’s Do Alone

The Life As Shay Report: Ever wonder what a rapper does when you leave them alone with a Karaoke Machine? During a visit to the XXL Offices, hidden cameras captured Kendrick Lamar singing along to some Hip-Hop’s biggest hits… They caught him looking like a little kid playing in the mirror with a hairbrush for… Read More Kendrick Lamar’s Caught on Candid Camera-What Rapper’s Do Alone

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SCHOOLBOY Q Concert Shooting “RAPPER. SUV. GUN SHOTS.” -MANY MEN

The Life As Shay Report: RAPPER. SUV. GUN SHOTS. Those words are all too familiar with the true Hip-Hop fans out there and it is rather a shame that the last point in particular is constantly at the forefront of the culture. As a refresher, two of the communities tragic losses, Biggie and Tupac, took… Read More SCHOOLBOY Q Concert Shooting “RAPPER. SUV. GUN SHOTS.” -MANY MEN