Sistas n’ the Hood

Sistas n’ the Hood Written by: J. Stokes –February 7, 2017 Super Bowl 51 was quite a show. The New England Patriots managed a historic comeback against the Atlanta Falcons, with Tom Brady, New England’s quarterback, winning his fifth Super Bowl ring, the most of any quarterback in NFL history. Lady Gaga’s halftime performance also…

No Homo

No Homo Written by: J. Stokes –January 31, 2017 The U.S. is constantly changing with each new year. As of January 20th this country has concluded a historic presidency, with Barack Hussein Obama being the first Black individual to ever occupy the White House. Moreover, marijuana, deemed a Schedule I drug, has been legalized in…

To the Batcave!

To the Batcave! Written by: J. Stokes – November 29, 2016 We said it was coming, and here it is; a thorough discussion of “Return to the Batcave,” the latest mixtape to be produced and distributed by K3mistry Productions (boy, that was a mouthful…). For those of you who are new to us here at…

The “Butterfly” Effect: Social Media Edition

It’s been three days since we’ve launched, you know. More than a Mic Check has stolen the show! If you are new to party, K3mistry Productions recently began a social media campaign looking to highlight the promotion of sex in hip-hop culture and speak on certain realities regarding both sexual relationships and sexual behavior. Hip-hop culture, of course,…

Let’s get a little more Social!

Few will argue against the claim that hip-hop culture greatly influences today’s generation of youth, as well as adults. Just take a look at Jimmy Fallon’s “History of Rap“, VH1’s “Love and Hip Hop“, or even the recent upsurge of “trap gospel” for example. In countless studies and debates it has come into question whether…

Hip-Hop: A Black man’s wealth or cry for help?

One can argue that phrases such as “take it like a man” or “be a man” are deeply rooted in mainstream views concerning masculinity. The repeated use of these sayings in American society, as evidenced by songs such as Michelle Wright’s “Take it like a Man” and Donny Osmond’s “I’ll make a Man out of…

Beyond the Mic

Last week K3mistry Productions released its second album entitled “higher. This 15 track recording highlights hip-hop artist Memo as he aspires to achieve success in his own personal endeavors, articulated through music. While the release of “higher” comes as a great accomplishment, showcasing the abilities of K3mistry Productions in musical orchestration, it is imperative that…

The Woes of “Video Hoes”

With the ever-changing climate of the United States comes a constant need to revisit and update existing information. Examples can be seen with technology, disease control and prevention, and environmental awareness. Though progress has been made in various areas, there still remains work to be done. As an example, certain problematic issues, despite worldly advancements,…