News, nicki minaj, Video

Elliott Wilson returns with his rousing weekly debate, The Truth via Jay-Z’s Life + Times, this time asking the Internets “Is Nicki Minaj’s appeal fading?” YN’s question comes following the unusually low first week performance of the YMCMB MC’s Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded – The Re-Up, which sold about 36,000 copies.

News, President Obama, Video

Elliott Wilson releases the latest installment of his Life + Times sponsored online series The Truth with impecable timing. This time asking “Has Hip-Hop abandoned Obama?” Citing the Hip-Hop communities’ emphatic following of the commander and chief during his 2008 presidential campaign, YN examines how the dynamics have changed in Hip-Hop’s relationship with Obama.