Tag Archives: Jay Z

Getting Parental Advice from Big Shot Rappers

I’m ashamed to admit that when I was younger, I used to say that I liked virtually all kinds of music except rap, claiming that it could hardly be called “music.”  I thought I was so clever in pointing out that “r,” “a”, and “p” were the last three letters in a popular excremental word […]

“Not God, But Jesus”

It was about the age of 15 that I last nestled in the harbors of mainstream popular music.  Prior to that rather welcome au revoir, Alanis Morisette’s Jagged Little Pill was on heavy rotation in my walkman on every journey to and from my school in Kowloon City.  It was the best of times mainly […]