Tupac Shakur: Predicting Death (DECODING THE MUSIC VIDEOS)

If Tupac didn’t fake this death then we have to label all the symbolism he left behind as a form of mysticism.  Niccolò Machiavelli’s “The Prince” first appeared in 1513 under the Latin title: “De Principatibus (About Principalities)” and gained mainstream traction in 1532 — five years after the death of Machiavelli.  Tupac Shakur entered the state of Makaveli on September 13, 1996 (Friday the … Continue reading Tupac Shakur: Predicting Death (DECODING THE MUSIC VIDEOS)

Jim Morrison

TIME MACHINE POET OF THE WEEK Jim Morrison Born December 8, 1943 Melbourne, Florida, U.S. Died July 3, 1971 (aged 27) Paris, France Jim Morrison was an American poet, mystic, Rock n Roll vocalist, and hippie who transformed the 1960’s and 70’s subculture by introducing a psychedelic atmosphere to a genre overwhelmed with pop rock bands at the time.  He attended UCLA Film school in 1964-1965; … Continue reading Jim Morrison

Tupac Shakur (Reincarnation: 2Pac’s only fear of death)

In our articles, we discussed books and lyrics Tupac wrote and read and how the influence of the Tibetan Book of the Dead and mysticism was present within his work.  Reincarnation is another topic that pops up in numerous Tupac songs.  Out of all of Tupac’s quotes “My Only Fear of Death is Coming Back Reincarnated” is used the most in his music and symbolized the … Continue reading Tupac Shakur (Reincarnation: 2Pac’s only fear of death)

The Memphis Mafia (Sonny West: The right-hand man & bodyguard of Elvis Presley)

Sonny West (79) was a man who once had the pressure of the world on his shoulders with the job of protecting Rock n Roll legend Elvis Presley for sixteen years as a bodyguard.  Sonny West passed away from cancer on May 24, 2017, at his home in Nashville, Tennessee.  He had small parts in Elvis films such as (Kid Galahad) and often stood in … Continue reading The Memphis Mafia (Sonny West: The right-hand man & bodyguard of Elvis Presley)

Junya Ca$$inova (Featured Artist)

Junya Ca$$inova is an upcoming talent with the momentum of Austin, Texas behind him and a philosophy that stands out in a genre of music where it can either make you or break you.  Given life into this world on November 26, 1991; Junya Ca$$inova was born Joseph O’Cuilliean in the city of Augusta, Georgia and attended high school in a small town nearby named … Continue reading Junya Ca$$inova (Featured Artist)

5 Controversial Stage Antics of Rock n Roll

  Controversial stage antics are both a part of Rock n Roll culture and the genres that followed.  The iconic moments of controversial stage antics have been documented with Ozzy Osbourne’s infamous 1982 incident where he “bit off the head of a bat” during a performance in Des Moines, Iowa.  Since that moment and even before, musicians have pushed the boundaries of their era of … Continue reading 5 Controversial Stage Antics of Rock n Roll

Death Row Records (The Hit List Conspiracy of Hip-Hop)

The brainchild of Dr. Dre and Suge Knight; Death Row Records started off in 1991 as a label for West Coast rap artists to showcase their talents and receive much-needed hype during a time when East Coast rap dominated mainstream radio stations.  Death Row Records reign of the rap industry in the 1990’s was created on the philosophy of violence, corruption, and gang-related crimes.  Suge … Continue reading Death Row Records (The Hit List Conspiracy of Hip-Hop)