The Sermon’s Curation: Best Reads of the Week (3-23 to 3-29)

The Sermon’s Curation: Best Reads of the Week (3-23 to 3-29)

It’s WrestleMania 31 day. The grand daddy of them all. What better way to start off this week’s curation than with a piece about why Roman should walk away as the victor. Also included this week is Meek Mill’s homecoming show, who should make the XXL Freshmen list, the internet hype of Kendrick’s album, how 2015 could be the year of Rich Homie Quan, and more. Scroll on. Why WWE Needs Roman Reigns to Defeat Brock Lesnar at Wrestlemania: While I respect Meelz’s opinion, no. Brock should win, then drop the belt to someone who is more properly prepared. Yes,… continue reading

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The Sermon’s Curation: Best Reads of the Week (3-16 to 3-22)

The Sermon’s Curation: Best Reads of the Week (3-16 to 3-22)

Pardon the lateness, blame the server. This week’s curation is short and sweet with a pre-dominant list of Kendrick articles. He deserves each and every one. Aside from that, there’s a wonderful profile on Steve Rifkind that covers his entire career. Wow. Action Bronson held a unique listening session for Mr. Wonderful at SXSW for select media members. Lastly, who doesn’t love Fresh Prince of Bel-Air? There’s an article about it too. Catch all that and more! Don’t forget to check out my interview with Michael Christmas too. Scroll on. On Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Mortal Man,’ Tupac, And The Sparks To… continue reading

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The Sermon’s Curation: Best Reads of the Week (3-9 to 3-15)

The Sermon’s Curation: Best Reads of the Week (3-9 to 3-15)

A couple weeks until graduation is the main reason I haven’t written much. Trying to stay on top of assignments at this stage in the game is a task itself. However, it’s coming along nicely. Anyways, you’re reading this for one reason and one reason only: THE CURATION. This week, my fellow peers explore what label Ab-Soul should sign to if he ever left TDE, why Lucious Lyon is a terrible boss, 15 freestyles that are in the must-see category, G-Unit breaking down their latest EP, and much more. Scroll on. If Ab-Soul Got Dropped From TDE, What Label Should… continue reading

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The Sermon’s Curation: Best Reads of the Week (3-2 to 3-8)

The Sermon’s Curation: Best Reads of the Week (3-2 to 3-8)

The Massacre turned 10 on March 3. XXL spoke with 50 for an extensive interview breaking down so many elements that went into the whole creation. And, that’s just one piece of The Sermon’s Curation this week. There’s mistakes indie artists make, a great interview with Lloyd Banks, praise for Kanye’s “Power,” a preview for Wale’s upcoming album, a profile on Jay 305, and more. Scroll down. Big Sean – DJ Booth Interview: Much everything they do, DJ Booth’s interviews are more like lengthy profiles that show off the artist just as much as the writer putting all the words… continue reading

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Preach On, Sermon: the Red Eye of Big K.R.I.T.

Preach On, Sermon: the Red Eye of Big K.R.I.T.

Big K.R.I.T. is an artist; one of the greatest of our generation at that. In this position, relationships are difficult. You’re buzzing, touring and focusing on building a career. The attention a woman would deserve is neglected. This lead to Krizzle writing one of the best songs of his career thus far. “Red Eye” lives on 4Eva N A Day. Meet K.R.I.T.’s thoughts. Every line together makes up a story that’s specific to his situation, but taking apart a good chunk of the lines breaks it down to a relatable situation for everyone. “I can’t find the words so you’ll… continue reading

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Preach On, Sermon: My Distaste of Online Dating

Preach On, Sermon: My Distaste of Online Dating

Online dating sucks, and I suck at it. Despite so many people turning to them, admitting that I’ve tried these sites still feels embarrassing. And several tries later, not a single thing has happened. No relationships, no friends, no nothing, which is why I suck at using them. I’ve gotten more chances off Twitter than, say, OkCupid. The most success I’ve had on a dating site was this year. I can’t tell you why I randomly decided to sign back up on POF, but I did. I dreaded every minute about it. Filling out the profile information was terrible. WHAT… continue reading

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