All posts tagged: Cardi B

Best of…Music 2018

12.10.18 Hello everyone. A new week and I’m compiling a list of Best of 2018 in art, photography, film, etc. Today I’m looking at the best in music of 2018. Lots of great albums, songs that imprinted into your brain, you know the type that stays in your head for a long period of time. I’ve been influenced by Instagram, Tumblr, and other internet platforms, including Apple and Spotify. Here is a list of artists and groups that really stood out for me this year…   Low Leaf  Moses Sumney Cardi B.  Sons Of An Illustrious Father  Kendrick Lamar  Exitmusic  Alessia Cara  Laura Gibson  A Perfect Circle  Makeness  That is my pick for 2018. Check them out!   Featured image source: Saint Heron Advertisements

Shadow Spotlight: Cardi B.

November 13 / 17 A new wave of hip-hop artists has come and put their collective stamp in the music industry. Some have managed to swim, while others have drowned. Belcalis Almanzar or Cardi B. is one of those who is swimming right along the sharp waves with aplomb. According to Billboard, she is now the first female rapper to chart her very first three entries in the top 10 positions of the list, simultaneously, on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart. You may remember her from the sixth season of  VH1 reality tv series, Love & Hip-Hop: New York. Raised in the Highbridge neighborhood in the South Bronx section of New York City, Cardi B. became an exotic dancer at the age of 19. By 2013, her videos became viral on social media through Vine and Instaram. Cut to 2015, when Cardi B. made her musical debut on Shaggy‘s remix to his single ‘Boom Boom‘, with Popcaan. That same year, she made her music video debut, ‘Cheap Ass Weave’, her rendition of Lady Leshurr’s ‘Queen’s Speech 4’. …