At the end of 2019, most people had big dreams for the coming year. All over the internet we saw "#2020Vision"; people were claiming to have a clear vision for the year 2020 and it would be their year for more success and prosperity than they had ever seen in their lives. However, most of everyone's plans and hopes for the year came to a screeching halt within in the first three months due to a potentially life-threatening virus spreading rapidly across the planet forcing the majority of the Earth's population into quarantine. According to reports, not only has this virus claimed hundreds of thousands of lives all over the world to-date but it has quite possibly caused irreversible damage to the world's economy. Companies have been forced to shut down, unemployment rates are an all time high and people are struggling to find out how they're going to make ends meet. One can't help but wonder if anyone saw that coming with their #2020Vision?
As men, there are many things we do not understand about the opposite sex. That lack of understanding never becomes more apparent than when men become fathers of daughters.
Hip Hop has always been a masculine, egotistical, testosterone driven art form. Listen to a lot rap songs on the radio and you'll hear a lot of bold, braggadocio bars about money, sex, violence and who has superior skills. Bizzle has remained one artist attempting to change the narrative, through thought provoking lyrics about life.
On the surface, the two emcee's seem like an odd pairing but Murs and Dee-1 have been dropped multiple collaborations over the past few months. With their musical symmetry, the two may not be such an odd pairing after all.
It's not much of a secret that parenting in 2020 is much different than it was for those of us who were born last millennium. Things that were acceptable back in those times would be heavily frowned upon, and in many cases, would even be illegal in this day and time. So what effect does that have on the current generation?
In this season, where people are stuck in their homes looking for something to help them pass time, artists and creatives are cooking up new work. Fresh off the heels of one of his most successful projects to date, Dee-1 preps his fans for his new album with a new single.
Remon is a multi-media personality. He is the founder of The Urban Advocate.