Song of the Day – ‘The Best Things in Life are Free’

First draft done. Producer hat going on thinking of how to make this happen. The director is planning a comeback. Been put back into my creative wheelhouse. Happy. A mood, defined by a song that never fails to put a smile on my face. Is this the most, straight up ‘pop’ hit Luther ever had? […]

Video of the Day – ‘Cry Me A River’

  Whatever we feel about Timberlake (the Boondocks joke: Michael Jackson is not a genre of music comes to mind), this song goes. Thank you Timbaland. And this video!  Man.  Bill Simmons called this ‘the white people’s Hit Em Up’, and he wasn’t wrong.  I mean, he got a straight Britney clone… Enjoy!  

Cover of the Day – ‘Prototype’

  The weekend is here, and I’ve been blown away. The Gram, THE GRAM! of all places put this cover on my radar. 3000 is one of my all time favorite lyricists, and I’ve always loved this song.  As a singer though, I say with no arrogance we’re in the same league: ‘actor singers’.  People […]

Song of the Day – ‘Cult of Personality’

  One more song… This is darkly comic now, but in my deep dive of Malcolm’s life there was a 48 hour period last week where I was listening to the full audio of ‘Message to the Grassroots’, and ‘the Ballot or the Bullet’, then Kanye went public calling a slavery a choice and I […]

Song of the Day – ‘Humble’

  First, a serious editor’s note… I did a quick scan to try to find an accurate date, it looks like 2013 was the last time a ‘Song of the Day’ was either from or had the hook sung by ‘you know who.’  So if the time has come for the Pied Piper of R&B […]