If there’s one thing being truly immersed in the Internet wrestling community will teach you, it’s that complaining outweighs rational thought. You can be the biggest draw one day and be questioned why you’re still on television the next. The work you put in, the impassioned promos you cut, and the four-to-five-star matches you delivered may mean nothing when people feel you have overstayed your welcome. In the most recent episode of Monday Night RAW, Drew McIntyre defeated Kofi Kingston to earn yet another singles WWE Championship match with The Almighty titleholder Bobby Lashley. …


The Clubhouse craze of 2020 served as an often humorous reminder of one thing; many people like to claim titles and talk about things that they do not actually do. Greatness is often craved, but rarely can people endure the trenches and stay the course. You can be anybody to those on social media who don’t really know you, but your actions and proven track record of success speak way louder. It was one of the first things I noticed about the extremely talented K RICH, hailing from the vibrant city of Atlanta.

His Twitter and Instagram pages are relatively…


We spend a significant portion of our lives learning about major wars throughout history or even living through them, but often the most severe conflicts occur within. These are the battles that can’t end with the wave of a white flag or some other type of agreement. They live with us, haunt us, and make us wonder if we can move forward; if life is worth the living. The type of strife you can’t smoke away, a recurring theme in the latest offering from Ashlee White, Z A V, and Geesus Shuttlesworth.

Though they are all facing separate issues…


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If you think finding out your purpose makes life easier, you’re half correct and half wrong. It can be very gratifying knowing what you are meant to do and solely focusing on that, but seeing it come to fruition requires hard work and determination. If your purpose falls within a competitive industry like entertainment, you constantly face highs that remind you that you belong and lows that may make you question if it is worth carrying on. …


“We’ll see what’s ‘bout to happen next /Okay?”

He may not release when you want him to, he may not release what you want him to, but Drake always finds a way to make his drop days feel special. It has been a long road to Certified Lover Boy, and we still have yet to receive it. However, the “consolation prizes” leading up have been substantial, even amidst the delays. On the evening of March 4th, The Boy announced the return of OVO Sound Radio through Instagram and Twitter, but on a new platform in SiriusXM. …


’Tis the season to fly over the top rope. After an exhausting 2020, we have reached 2021 and are just days away from one of the most exciting times for professional wrestling fans. The Royal Rumble Pay Per View will be highlighted by what should be a blowoff between Kevin Owens and Roman Reigns for the Universal Championship under Last Man Standing Rules and yet another World Title return match for Goldberg, only this time against WWE Champion Drew McIntyre. We’ll also see a Women’s Tag Title rematch between current champions Charlotte Flair and Asuka versus Shayna Baszler and Nia…


How many articles have you read this year that began with a reminder of what we already know about the state of the world? Sure, it may be done cleverly or getting at a larger purpose, but even me, someone who has included the COVID-19 pandemic in his writing, is tired. So I’ll say it another way without being so direct: I fucking miss live music so much. The overpriced drinks. The eardrum-pulsating audio. Making random friends who offer sandwiches (How I Met Your Mother gang knows what I mean). …


Powerhouse vocals. Fly aesthetic. Personable. Hard-working and determined. And she’ll let a voice note fly at any time covering songs that not everyone can tackle. See below for her take on Beyoncé’s ”Rocket.”

Shantel May has all the makings of a soon-to-be R&B superstar. I almost feel obligated to tell the world about her because she’s that great. Good music is to be shared and being a fan of her work has felt precious ever since I was first introduced to her.

Seeing your favorite artists live is an incredible experience. You hold every memory near and dear. In…


“Since Take Care, I’ve been caretaking.” Just nine years ago, Drake released his sophomore album Take Care into the world and took his polarizing status a step further. It was an effort that felt much closer to home, especially after a lukewarm reception to debut studio album Thank Me Later. TML was star-studded much like all of Drake’s projects, but the range of producers lead to it feeling more all over the place than sonically diverse in a positive way. Alongside Noah “40” Shebib, T-Minus, and Boi-1da, The Boy crystallized his identity as the light-skinned lothario both men and women…


COVID-19 shut a lot down, but the music continued on. Obviously, we weren’t able to enjoy live shows, festivals, meet and greets, or other activities where humans can be within six feet of one another. However, we were at home tuned into Verzuz battles and still waiting up for midnight to tap into the new albums. Many artists delivered, despite the uncertain times and consumers adjusting how they receive the music. Environment matters.

That is why a major conversation every year centers around deciding on the song of the summer. You know, the song that stops time in the middle…

Armon Sadler

Writer, editor, curator, podcast host, passionate overthinker of all things music and wrestling. Content — linktr.ee/armonsadler. Hope you enjoy!

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