KĀJÉ Collins

  • August 11, 2017By KĀJÉ Collins

    Imagine barely coming out of high school wanting to form your own “boyband.” Imagine going to an online form to look for like-minded individuals to live in a house together just to make music. Later, you moved to South Central Los Angeles to create an album that will change all your lives. That is what … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/an-introduction-to-brockhampton-the-best-new-rap-group-you-need-to-listen-to/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • August 3, 2017By KĀJÉ Collins

    Aminé’s first hit, “Caroline”, was a product of social media. Last Summer, Twitter found a song on YouTube that currently accumulated only a few thousand views. Now it has over 170 million views, went triple platinum. By virtually this song alone, Aminé garnered a great amount of attention. Becoming viral is a gift and a curse … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/on-his-debut-album-amine-does-an-excellent-job-expressing-his-identity-not-just-the-pronunciation-of-his-name/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • July 13, 2017By KĀJÉ Collins

    Tyler made me love rap music. Being brought up in what was then a strict Christian household, I wasn’t allowed to listen to hip-hop. Gospel music was all I knew, and I was becoming sick of it. I always liked and understood the concept of Christianity but was heavily uninterested in the Church environment. My … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/how-being-a-fan-of-tyler-the-creator-molded-me-and-maybe-an-entire-generation/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • July 9, 2017By KĀJÉ Collins

      They went into 2 Chainz Pink Trap House and straight spazzed 🤒 Out here reversing the cabbage patch pic.twitter.com/WWMHanannz — 𝓙𝓾𝓼𝓽𝓲𝓷 (@jwhit_clt) July 5, 2017 In promotion for his recent album, acclaimed Atlanta rapper, 2 Chainz, came up with a brilliant marketing ploy. He opened up what Atlanta locals are calling “a rap museum.” … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/2chainzs-pink-trap-house-was-the-most-positive-thing-to-happen-to-atlanta-in-a-long-time/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • July 3, 2017By KĀJÉ Collins

    Prior to the release of Kacy Hill’s debut album, Like A Woman, a strange phone number was released for promotional reasons. The number 201-RED-HEAD (201-733-4323) is disguised as a sex line. When someone calls, a sexy, promiscuous sounding woman answers the line further instructing you to press numbers 1,2,3, or 4. If you press any of … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/kacy-hill-sings-of-the-high-and-lows-of-love-in-debut-album-like-a-woman/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read