I hate that I have to vent like this, especially on a site where I pride myself on not just ranting and raving. I also hate that this one doesn’t have a visual element. If you know me, you know that I love creativity and jokes. Creativity helps me from losing my mind when I’m […]Read more
New SOTBMusic: Alan Z Dismisses Clout Chasing Culture on "Fortress"
Alan Z returns to SOTBMusic with the anti-clout chaser anthem “Fortress.” Yes, the song is deeper than just being against clout chasers, but you’ve got to admit that that’s a great hook. It’s not afraid to be different, while still embracing what makes a hit song in 2019. In a world of instant gratification and a […]Read more
PA Vol. 47: Hoes, White Privilege, and Everything in Between
Looks like 2017 means new Profound Assholes entries from Speed on the Beat and Drizzle Sez. After a few weeks off to recollect themselves after Trump, the Ravens’ implosion, and Carrie Fisher’s death happening, Drizzle and Speed are back for another round of biting criticism and analysis. Today’s topic: hoes, what makes a ho a […]Read more
New Music: @itsLeeMitty – "Muses"
It’s a bit of “Black Girl Lost” for the Emoji Generation. That’s the vibe when I listen to Lee Mitty’s newest track, “Muses.” A bit more uptempo than what we usually hear from the Baltimore native, “Muses” is consciousness wrapped into a song someone could find themselves dancing to. Mitty’s discussion of our young people–more […]Read more
Reyna Means Queen: An Interview with the "Queen of Nudes"
Reyna is an enigma. That was my initial take on the 21-year-old college student who took social media by storm with a simple leaked snapshot and a Vine. That is, if you call an impromptu make-out session with a female friend which, at its peak, was looped millions of times “simple.” In the two-plus years […]Read more
The Reasoning Behind the Reyna Interview (Slightly NSFW)
Now, if you’ve followed SpeedontheBeat.com for a while, you’ll have noticed a few things. I’m candid about my mental illness, my mother’s death really messed me up and made me re-evaluate a lot of my life, and I enjoy discussing social media and all its greatness and follies. So, in 2013, when Reyna first popped […]Read more