The slap heard around the world! And from Will Smith, of all people! Not the Fresh Prince!
I hate this post has to be my first official one back, but I have to do it. My late grandmother loved watching The Golden Girls during its run. As a child, I dismissed the show, thinking it was just a sitcom specifically made for folks in my grandmother's age range. It wasn't until I… Continue reading Betty White: 1922 – 2021
2021 has proven to be brutal regarding the world of Hip Hop. This year took so many beloved artists away from us: Prince Markie Dee (of The Fat Boys), Shock G (also known as "Humpty Hump" from Digital Underground), Black Rob, DMX, and now Biz Markie. I grew up on Biz and loved him well… Continue reading Biz Markie: 1964 – 2021
When I was 16, LL Cool J released his Phenomenon album, and I had to cop that joint, seeing as LL was the center of my universe back then. In hindsight, Phenomenon wasn't LL's greatest body of work, but it did include a stand-out track that made everyone take notice. That song was "4,3,2,1." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAZqlaDCLSI… Continue reading DMX: 1970 – 2021
I consider myself to be an '80s/'90s baby, and like most folks around my age group, I lived for Saved by the Bell when I was a kid. Just about every Saturday, I had to see what the Bayside High School gang was up to. Once the show went into syndication, I watched it almost… Continue reading Dustin Diamond: 1977 – 2021