opinion

unsignedhype.org > Launch >

Breaking Down J. Cole‘s Discography Using the Greek Words for Love

“Love is divine only and difficult always. If you think it is easy, you are a fool. If you think it is natural, you are blind… You do not deserve love regardless of the suffering you have endured. You do not deserve love because somebody did you wrong. You do not deserve love just because …

30 Life Lessons from JAY-Z to Celebrate His 50 Remarkable Years on Earth

“Shawn Carter was born December 4th…” are the first words Gloria Carter speaks to begin JAY-Z’s The Black Album, his eighth studio release. None of the seven albums that came prior start with a personal narrative or narrator. From the beginning, “December 4th” stood as a conceptually uncommon …

Frank Ocean’s “Lovecrimes,” an Alternative Interpretation

A weak love centers ownership; a love born of status and lust centers ownership; a love fixated on the landscape of the body, the hills, and valleys of the chest, ignoring the peaks and crevices of the mind, centers ownership. Ownership only falls to the wayside in place of growth and respect when …