And Then You Die: The 10 Best (And Worst) “Life’s A Bitch” Rap Lyrics

This week, one of hip hop’s greatest albums, Nas’s Illmatic, turns 20 years old, as does one of its standout tracks, the AZ collaboration “Life’s A Bitch.” That particular metaphor has given birth to many rap lyrics, some good and some bad. Here are the ten best “life’s a bitch” lines in rap history And… Continue reading

Lorine Chia Is The Naked Truth

Lorine Chia’s (@LorineChia) vocals have attracted comparisons to the musical stylistics á la Nina Simone, the Jazz singer who came to light from a fusion of gospel, pop and classical music. “If I had to compare myself to someone, I’d have to go with the whole Nina Simone thing,” said Lorine, who isn’t yet old… Continue reading