By Marissa Mooney |A&E Editor| As the mainstream music industry has grown over the years, a substantial majority of the songs being played on the radio are far from appropriate. Not even a simple replacement of an inappropriate word with something cheesy and age-appropriate can help, mostly because hip-hop and urban street culture has often praised the demeaning of women. Popular old school hip-hop artists like Too Short, Dr. Dre, 50 Cent, and Snoop Dogg are just a few that seem to embrace the disrespect of women. Snoop’s famous line “Bitches ain’t s***, but hoes and tricks,” and Too Short’s song “Gangstas and Strippers” are so inappropriate, that it may not even be … [Read more...] about Hip-Hop lyrics holding good women down
By Marissa Mooney |A&E Editor| Coachella embraced the Empire Polo grounds once again with two weekends, three days, six large stages and 190 plus artists. Golden Voice welcomed thousands of festival-goers from around the world to the music and art of the Coachella Valley. Even notable celebrities from Katy Perry to Solange Knowles scoured the polo grounds. The desert heat, green grass and the palm trees framing the festival created a reminder of the annual festival's environment. The first Friday welcomed an exciting realm of bands and artists including Dillon Francis, Passion Pit, Modest Mouse, The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Tegan and Sara, Earl Sweatshirt and more. Dillon … [Read more...] about Until next year Coachella!