“Ready To Die” At 20: How The Notorious B.I.G. Turned Fear and Rage into Genius

September 12th, 2014 written by Native Sun

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Twenty years ago, Christopher George Latore Wallace— also known as The Notorious B.I.G; Big Poppa; Biggie— made an indelible mark on the landscape of popular music with the release of his debut album, “Ready to Die.” Biggie created a tour de force that is considered by many to be one of the greatest albums of all time. Read the rest of this entry »

Night of the Captured: Young Black Lives Fall Victim to Prey

August 28th, 2014 written by Native Sun

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An essay we posted on Medium.com reflecting on the events in Ferguson and the lives of Michael Brown, Renisha McBride, Danroy Henry, Michael Bell, Jr., Oscar Grant, Trayvon Martin, Jordan Davis, Jonathan Ferrell, Eric Garner, John Crawford, Ezell Ford, Read the rest of this entry »

D’Angelo Talks Career And New Music In Rare Interview

May 27th, 2014 written by Native Sun

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In a rare interview with the Red Bull Music Academy, the soulful and elusive D’Angelo talks about his career Read the rest of this entry »

Jay Z & Beyonce’s Fake Summer Blockbuster

May 19th, 2014 written by Native Sun

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’14 Bonnie and Clyde bring along some Hollywood friends for the trailer to their ‘On The Run’ summer tour. Read the rest of this entry »

New Video: Eminem “Headlights”

May 12th, 2014 written by Native Sun

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Eminem dissects the complex relationship he has with his mother, and apologizes for his transgressions Read the rest of this entry »

Kevin Durant Takes Home His First NBA MVP Award

May 6th, 2014 written by Native Sun

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The man some call the ‘Slim Reaper’ dethroned LeBron James to take home his first NBA MVP award. Read the rest of this entry »

New Video: Usher “Good Kisser”

May 5th, 2014 written by Native Sun

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The R&B veteran is back with fresh music Read the rest of this entry »

Allen Iverson Documentary Will Debut At The Tribeca Film Festival

April 23rd, 2014 written by Native Sun

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As the chapter on his basketball career has closed, a documentary chronicling Allen Iverson’s life in and out of basketball is set to debut this month. Read the rest of this entry »

Pharrell & Jay-Z At Coachella 2014

April 21st, 2014 written by Native Sun

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For Coachella’s second weekend, Pharrell brought out Jay-Z Read the rest of this entry »