Over the course of their 30-year career, the members of Green Day have gone from singing about masturbation to producing raging political commentary at the height of the Iraq war, and back again.
Whether the genre of choice is R&B, hiphop or pop– whether the occasion calls for a an anxiety-ridden love confession or an intimate night with your long-term lover– “Lez fall in love & get it on” has something for everyone.
While Black History surely extends far beyond this short, fifteen-song playlist, celebrating black artists at the top of their game, black artists looking to uplift and empower their community and historic songs integral to the black experience is a great place to start.
The smell of freshly-wrapped blunts being lit that, up until then, had only played a minor factor, now spread so much that it was the only smell worth mentioning, even more than the stench and desperation of canned beer and cheap cologne.
As always, it was a night of victory, defeat, surprise and, of course, a few snubs. If you happened to miss the year’s biggest night in music, here is a look at of some of the event’s biggest moments…good and bad.
For many people, New Year’s resolutions provide a sense of optimism as to what the new year will bring. Others find a source of hope in music, often fantasizing about the music masterpieces that will hit Spotify before the year’s end. I happen to be in the latter category.
In order to decorate that Christmas playlist with extra spice, here are some hidden holiday tracks from this decade that may have flown under your radar.