J Cole’s new album 4 Your Eyez Only
Dec13

J Cole’s new album 4 Your Eyez Only

J Cole’s new album 4 Your Eyez Only BY ROBERT VICKENS – J Cole’s new album 4 Your Eyez Only is straight from the streets and full of soul. On the title track he raps to us over a somber beat with jazz overtures. His voice resonates like it’s coming out of a deep well, a well of strength hidden deep within the forest of pain. The production of this song tells a story in itself. The bass guitar and saxophone weave throughout the...

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Lupe Fiasco’s newest track Made in the USA featuring Bianca Sings
Nov19

Lupe Fiasco’s newest track Made in the USA featuring Bianca Sings

Lupe Fiasco’s newest track Made in the USA featuring Bianca Sings by: Robert Vickens Lupe Fiasco’s newest track Made in the USA featuring Bianca Sings was released on iTunes yesterday, and Street Motivation Magazine is here to tell you “it is an absolute banger!” Lupe introduces the song with a hard hitting verse inlaid with Glocks and rifle-fire. Through this hardcore rap he brings light to the fact that the guns and drugs may come...

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“You’re Fired!”  Protests Flare, Resistance to Trump Rages On  by Robert Vickens
Nov13

“You’re Fired!” Protests Flare, Resistance to Trump Rages On by Robert Vickens

“You’re Fired!” Protests Flare, Resistance to Trump Rages On by Robert Vickens                   Protestors have been demonstrating across America for the entire week following the election of Donald Trump to the presidency. Anti-Trump hashtags such as #NotMyPresident have been trending on Twitter and Facebook. The internet is abuzz with videos of police using flash grenades and tear gas...

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OVERDOSE AMERICA
Nov08

OVERDOSE AMERICA

OVERDOSE AMERICA By Robert Vickens How many years have passed since heroin and crack reigned supreme in the streets and ruined our neighborhoods? Enough for three or four generations to feel their effects. In the 60’s and 70’s flower children and black power revolutionaries enjoyed plenty of good grass, pure cocaine, and heavenly heroin – little did they know, riding that train came with a one-way ticket straight to hell. We lost...

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Chance The Rapper With Coloring Book
May19

Chance The Rapper With Coloring Book

Chance the Rapper Charts with Coloring Book Chance the Rapper has released his first solo project in three years and it is nothing less than iconic. Keeping true to his vow of never selling his songs, he has made the project free for streaming through Apple Music and Soundcloud. He has never been signed to a major label and may just revolutionize the industry with his independent model. He stands a strong chance of topping Billboard...

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Desiigner Drops Panda, Panda, Panda, Panda!
May12

Desiigner Drops Panda, Panda, Panda, Panda!

Desiigner Drops Panda, Panda, Panda, Panda! Desiigner Drops Panda, Panda, Panda, Panda! – The 18-year-old star who has been signed to Yeezy’s GOOD Music record label has just dropped the video to his hit song “Panda.” Quite frankly, it’s pretty dope. The visuals are gritty and switch from screen to screen along with the beat. Desiigner stages the shoot, in a gritty hood surrounded by everyday hood happenings – cops roll by and...

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