"When you tell a story, you just tell the truth. And this is about a little Black girl coming into her voice. But it's a universal story. I have people of all races, of all genders, all ages, and nationalities coming up to me and saying how much they identify with the story... I think that's why it resonates." Sanaa Lathan talking about "On the Come Up"
Eyebrows have been raised ever since Jay-Z’s Roc Nation announced a partnership with the NFL weeks ago— and now we’re finally seeing what it all really means. In the first showing of what the deal entails, Hov announced Friday morning (Aug. 30) that Meek Mill, Meghan Trainor, and Rapsody will be the headliners at the […]
Rapsody — Eve Rapsody’s back. Two years after releasing her Laila’s Wisdom LP, the critically-heralded rapper rolls out her newest album, Eve. As each song title indicates, the conceptual project draws inspiration from iconic Black women throughout history, including Oprah Winfrey, Nina Simone, Serena Williams, Michelle Obama, and Sojourner Truth. Queen Latifah, J. Cole, GZA, […]
Far from a rookie in the rap game, North Carolina’s Rapsody is looking to set herself apart with her latest album, Laila’s Wisdom. The recent Roc Nation signee is releasing her first album with the label on September 22. https://www.instagram.com/p/BY9UFSuncSq/ This past Tuesday (Sept.12), Rapsody dropped a preview for the new project via Instagram, letting […]