Getting To Know Tuesday Knight Interview

1. Where did the name Tuesday Knight come from?

So it's definitely not exciting as it sounds. I use to go by my government name Shane Jackson. I always thought it sounded plain and generic. I mean Jackson is the most common name ever. It doesn't sound too rapper-ish I guess. Before I put my first mixtape I needed a rap name that I was going to stick to. And I couldn't think of anything and it happened to be Tuesday night. I was in the studio with my manager and I was explaining what do you think about the name Tuesday Night? There's a bunch of metaphor ways I can play that name. He was like "yo that's kind of dope." So I just kept Tuesday Night. That's when I chose the right name.

2. Can you describe yourself in three words?

Creative, passionate, and humble.

3. What college did you attend and what was your major?

I graduated from Cornell University and I went The School of Hotel Administration. My degree is in Hotel Administration.

4. How long after working did you realize that you wanted to do music instead?

I was working him in Manhattan at Warner Brothers for 3 1/2 years straight out of college, after I graduated, December 31, 2016.

5. How long have you been writing and rapping?

For fun, I would say I started between 13 and 14 years old. But seriously tried to make it a career I would say, about two years ago.

6. Where did your inspiration for the album come from?

My recent album spoke about the transition from corporate to music. So definitely this album was straight pool of inspiration from my real life. I just want to share the thought process behind my decision. If anybody else is going through this and having to make a hard decision in life, just do what makes you happy and what inspires you. It's basically what the album is about.

7. Do you have a special place for your writing?

No, I never really write down my lyrics either. I just constantly think about my lyrics. Everything is in my head so I could be walking and I can see things. Like nature inspired me to [to write]. I can see something while driving my car and say I can make that a dope line. I'm just constantly fighting constantly thinking things that I can say at a later time throughout my career; where people would say that I'm smart because I went to school and be able to leave a memory. I used to remember everything that the teacher said. I never took notes or anything. I can come up with a rap in my head whenever. I don't know I just have a good memory.

8. Do you have an artist that inspires you? Who?

I always go back to Nas, just because that was my introduction to hip-hop. I was born in the early 90s and it was huge. I have two brothers and we was bumping his music. So I was really brought up on listening to Nas. I knew all of his tracks and I was like 5 or 6 years old. That's what inspired me to start especially my style is the way he told stories in his rhymes. Now is definitely the inspiration for me.

9. What's the difference between the corporate industry and the music industry?

The ability to be creative. Which was what was holding me back from falling in love with the corporate industry. You have a boss to tell you what to do and usually there's only one way to do it. I just tell you do it this way. With rap I can be creative, do things the way I want to do them and how I think they should be done.

10. Where do you see yourself in 5 and 10 years?

Five years from now I just want to be making decent amount of money and music so I don't need another job. I'm real humble I don't care about being a millionaire and all that other stuff. If I could make $120 grand off of writing music even ghostwriting for other people. I would be completely content. Ten years from now I will be 36, I hope to take the rent money which is like entry level money and start investing in other things. Have my own businesses and have a family fortune, to include my family and friends and make sure all our bodies are good.

11. What do you want your legacy to be?

I want my legacy to be, that I was a relatable. I was able to make people feel what I was saying. I just want people to be able to relate to my music. And help them get through certain situations in life through my music. That's what I want my legacy to be.

12. Is there anything that your fans should look forward to seeing from you in the near future?

I'm currently working on two separate mixtapes. 2 to 5 track EP’s. There's a day vibe and a night vibe. I've already started working on my next album but who knows how long that's going to take.

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NEW MUSIC: BIG SEAN – NO MORE INTERVIEWS


Big Sean released a song yesterday called, “No More Interviews” that had the Internet going wild. In the song big Sean addresses all the rumors that’s going around on social media. He also goes into saying that individuals that read these sites, take what they say to be a fact without fact checking. He addressed multiple situations that his name is been brought up in. One of which was his supposed rival with, rapper Kid Cudi. What I got from what he said is that they never really had a problem but if they did it would have been because of miscommunication. He also points out that with a simple conversation whatever that disagreement was could be fixed.  
The conclusion of No More Interviews is that he’s no longer going to do interviews that asked him about his personal life. He wants all interviews to be strictly about music or any business venture that he may be apart of. I had to say I respect that, because a lot of times now interviewing don’t ask questions that they need to be asking. They’ll ask one or two questions about the music and then the rest are about the personal life or scandals or whatever may go to media. I do watch interview sometimes and think that if I was the person sitting there I would get up and walk out. Although I understand that sometimes you have to ask certain questions that are boiling up and people want to know but sometimes these outlets go to far. At the end of the day these artist, entertainers,actors and actresses are human, and they still have feelings.
I’m happy that he took the route he did to address some of the things that bothered him.
I remember when he came out with I don’t fuck with you, I was really disappointed because I didn’t expect him to address the situation in that way. Although I don’t know him, I have watched a lot of his interviews. When I saw this song yesterday, I was releaved because this is how I wanted him to address situations. 

Take a listen to the song, and tell me what you think. 
https://soundcloud.com/bigsean-1/no-more-interviews-1

47th NAACP IMAGE AWARD WINNERS

Below is a FULL list of all the winners from the 47th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS. Last year was a great year full of creativity and originality. Take a look below…

Entertainer of the Year:

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Michael B. Jordan

FILM

Entertainer of the Year:

Michael B. Jordan

FILM

Outstanding Motion Picture:

Straight Outta Compton (Universal Pictures)

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture:

Michael B. JordanCreed

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture:

Sanaa LathanThe Perfect Guy

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture:

O’Shea Jackson, Jr.Straight Outta Compton

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture:

Phylicia RashadCreed

Outstanding Independent Motion Picture:

Beasts of No Nation

Outstanding Documentary (Film):

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (Film):

Ryan Coogler, Aaron CovingtonCreed

Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Film):

Ryan Coogler, Creed

TELEVISION

Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series:

Terrence Howard, Empire

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series:

Taraji P. Henson, Empire

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series:

Anthony AndersonBlack-Ish

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series

Tracee Ellis RossBlack-Ish

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series:

Mike EppsSurvivor’s Remorse

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series:

Marsai MartinBlack-Ish

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series:

Joe MortonScandal

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series:

Regina KingAmerican Crime

Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special:

Queen Latifah – Bessie

Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special:

David Alan Grier, The Wiz Live!

Outstanding Comedy Series:

Black-Ish (ABC)

Outstanding Drama Series:

Empire (FOX)

Outstanding Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special:

The Wiz Live! (NBC)

Outstanding News/ Information – (Series or Special):

Unsung (TV One)

Outstanding Documentary (Television)

Muhammad Ali: The Peoples Champ (BET)

Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series

Kenya M. BarrisBlack-Ish – “The Word”

Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series:

Mara Brack Ali, Jameal Turner, Keli GoffBeing Mary Jane “Sparrow”

Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (Television):

Lawrence Hill, Clement VirgoThe Book of Negroes

Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series:

Don CheadleHouse of Lies, “The Urge to Save Humanity is Almost Always a False Front for the Urge to Rule”

Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series:

John RidleyAmerican Crime

Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Television):

Dee ReesBessie

Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance (Television or Film):

Loretta DevineDoc McStuffins

Outstanding Talk Series:

The Talk (CBS)

Outstanding Reality Program/Reality Competition Series:

Welcome to Sweetie Pies (OWN)

Outstanding Variety (Series or Special):

Family Feud (Syndicated)

Children’s Program:
Doc McStuffins (Disney Junior)

Outstanding Performance by a Youth (Series, Special, Television Movie or Mini-series):

Marcus Scribner, Black-Ish (ABC)

Outstanding Host in a News, Talk, Reality, or Variety (Series or Special):

Steve HarveyFamily Feud

MUSIC

Outstanding New Artist:

Jussie Smollett (Columbia Records)

Outstanding Male Artist:

Pharrell Williams (Columbia Records/iamOTHER) 

Outstanding Female Artist:

Jill Scott (Atlantic Records)

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Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration:

Empire Cast feat. Estelle & Jussie Smollett, “Conqueror” (Columbia Records) 

Outstanding Jazz Album:

Miles Davis at Newport 1955-1975: The Bootleg Series Vol. 4” – Miles Davis (Columbia/Legacy Recordings)

Outstanding Gospel Album – (Traditional or Contemporary):

Tina Campbell, “It’s Personal” (Gee Tree Creative) 

Outstanding Music Video:

Tyrese Gibson,”Shame” (Voltron Recordz)

Outstanding Song – Traditional:

Jill Scott, “Back Together” (Atlantic Records) 

Outstanding Album:

Jill Scott, “Woman” (Atlantic Records)

Outstanding Song – Contemporary:

Empire Cast feat. Jussie Smollett & Yazz, “You’re So Beautiful” (Columbia Records) 

LITERATURE

Outstanding Literary Work – Fiction:

Stand Your Ground, by Victoria Christopher Murrary

Outstanding Literary Work – Non-Fiction:

Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Bengaby Pamela Newkirk

Outstanding Literary Work – Debut Author:

Chigozie Obioma, The Fishermen

Outstanding Literary Work – Biography/ Auto-Biography:

Between The World and Meby Ta-Nehisi Coates

Outstanding Literary Work – Instructional:

Soul Food Love: Healthy Recipes Inspired by One Hundred Years of Cooking in a Black Familyby Alice Randall and Caroline Randall Williams

Outstanding Literary Work – Poetry:

How to Be Drawn, by Terrance Hayes

Outstanding Literary Work – Children:

Gordon Parks How the Photographer Captured Black and White America, by Carole Boston Weatherford (Author) and Jamey Christoph (Illustrator)

Outstanding Literary Work – Youth/Teens

X: A Novelby Ilyasah Shabazz with Kekla Magoon

NEW LYRIC VIDEO: VINCENT ROSS – Love Yuh

 

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Vincent Ross from the YaadBwoys released a new track called “Love Yuh”. The song is about him expressing his feelings for a women he likes. Letting her know, he wants her to be his one and only. The visual shows Vincent spending time with his special woman.

At the end of the video, the last words on the screen are “To Be Continued”. I hope that means we will be getting an official video. That would be OnPoint not to mention how good Pryce Vince would look. lol

Check out the Lyric video below:

 

NEW MUSIC: Drake – Summer Sixteen

Drake’s new track “Summer Sixteen”, is obviously getting his fans prepared for what he has planned for the new year. He also doesn’t fail to mention how his success has grown and how he has now become like Jay ad has a bigger pool than Kanye.

Drake knows what he is capable of and he is letting the world know. Love it! OnPointCeleb!

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OFFICIAL VIDEO: Trabass ft Jah Vinci – Ride or Die

Trabass new video, “Ride or Die”, displays him as a wounded man that is being protected and brought to safety by his “Ride or Die”.

“Ride or Die” is one of the tracks off Trabass new Be Able EP that released January 29th. Download the EP on iTunes. Link —-> Be Able EP

I think I found a new song for my playlist! Love it! OnPoint!

Check out video below…

 

Rihanna’s NEW ALBUM ‘ANTI’

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1. “Consideration” (ft. SZA)

A confident drum kit starts off Rihanna’s return: “I got to do things my own way darlin’ / Will you ever let me / Will you ever respect me?” Dang. Tell us how you really feel, Rih! SZA joins in with a mesmerizing hook, proving that Rihanna has bars and good taste. This song is a solid banger, starting the album out strong a sending a clear message: this one is all mine.

2. “James Joint”

On a dreamier note, “James Joint” comes in to remind us of Rihanna’s one true love, self-explanatory title and all. It’s a nice interlude and an in-your-face reminder that Rih doesn’t care what you think.

3. “Kiss it Better”

Here, Rihanna brings in a guitar riff on a romantic pop anthem. “Kiss It Better” does what Rihanna does best: demand loving just the way she wants it. “Here to take me back / who cares when it feels like…” she sings, lamenting the “are we together or not” drama so many of us experience on the regular. This song could easily blast out of a boombox, raised over a heartthrob’s head in the climactic scene of a teen drama. Alternatively, it will blast out of our laptops for the next month.

4. “Work” (ft. Drake)

In the most dancehall-inspired track on the album, Drake joins Rihanna to put in “Work.” It’s upbeat, forcing you to dance whether you’re in your seat or on your feet, but features some pretty trying lyrics. Who hasn’t needed to put in work to make their relationship last?

5. “Desperado”

This one is rhythmic, dark, and dramatic. We’re here for Rihanna’s bad gal cowboy phase.

6. “Woo”

The falsetto “woo” chorus on this song is its namesake, but the beat and Rihanna’s haunting lyrics set it off: “I bet she could never make you cry / cause the scars on your heart are still mine.” Buckle up, kids. We’ve got a breakup anthem.

7. “Needed Me”

Building off the previous track, this one follows strong, insisting “you needed me” over a strong bass as she insists, “didn’t I tell you I was a savage?” It’s got Weeknd vibes with a signature Rihanna attitude.

8. “Yeah, I Said It”

There can’t be a Rihanna album without a come-hither song, but this one is a slow jam, which is unusual for her. As is the trend with this album, she owns it. Here, she drives home sultry vocals over a similarly sexy piano-driven beat.

9. “Same Ol’ Mistakes”

On this six-minute Tame Impala cover, Ri shows off her pipes. It’s not only a good cover, but also a standout song on the album. With her voice controlling the track, it’s both trippy and introspective. Remember, y’all: she’s not just pop.

10. “Never Ending”

The Dido influence is strong here, with this sad folk song allowing Rihanna to explore an angle we’ve never seen her take. “And I can’t feel my body now. . .It’s pulling me apart this time / it’s never-ending,” she sings, lamenting what it’s like to feel love again without being able to feel it at all. It’s heavy, but the tune is light and listenable.

11. “Love on the Brain”

This track is all #TBT, giving you as much heart-wrenching falsetto and doo-wop as you can handle. “Must be love on the brain / that’s got me feeling this way,” she sings, echoing the heartbroken lyrics of “Stay” with all the catchy rhythm of a ’50s radio track, backup singers and all.

12. “Higher”

At Rihanna’s most Amy Winehouse moment, she sings about whiskey and ashtrays, letting you hear the wear-and-tear on her voice for a brief two minutes. This one is a must-listen, as it feels like an Adele deep cut with Rih’s trademark bad girl edge. It’s both sad and hopeful, triumphant and defeated. Strings add to the drama, giving you the emotion that’s usually only reserved for Rihanna’s social media. Most of all, it’s honest, it’s refreshing, and it’s a win on an album that feels all her own.

13. “Close To You”

The album’s closing track is the closest comparison to “Stay,” but it’s also wholly original for Rihanna. It’s soft, sweet, and stripped, lilting out with her words, “if you let me, I’ll be there by now / close to you.” No hard beat, nothing overpowering. Just Rihanna singing what she wants

via Teen Vogue

Click here to listen to the album.