GemStones (aka Gemini), for those not familiar, gained popularity in the music industry as he came up through the ranks on Lupe Fiasco’s imprint label1st & 15th Entertainment. GemStones was featured on a few songs on each of Lupe Fiasco’s hit albumsFood & Liquor, andThe Cool. GemStones utilized the platform that he and Lupe built and released his single “We On” feat. Lupe Fiasco & Pooh Bear. The song garnered a huge buzz.
Prior to GemStones album releasing in 2009, he dropped everything to follow Christ.
In this review, we will discuss some of the topics, sounds and styles that we get from Gemstones on this project.
The first track on this album is titled “Quick Go In,” and that’s exactly what he did. Similar to “Fire In My Heart,” he came with the quick, passionate flow that he has become known for. He does a great job with finding a way to rhyme with almost each word in a bar. For the listener who likes to catch all of the rhymes, you can have a field day with Gemstones. He packs so many words in each line.
March is Women’s History Month in the United States, a time in which Americans focus on the many contributions women have made in the past.
The observance has its federal roots in a February 1980 proclamation by President Jimmy Carter meant to celebrate “National Women’s History Week” during the week of March 8, which is International Women’s Day. It became an official annual month celebration by an act of Congress in 1987.
I ain’t gonna lie, homie make you wanna go back and revisit some stuff. I’m here trying to figure out, how come I haven’t grabbed none of his work yet. He killing it…a couple years younger than me, with a huge catalog. He signed with Bizzle’s, God Over Money last year. Sevin got like, 17 albums. I don’t have none of them…but this one. This mug go hard. He run a camp called HogMob. That’s actually the HogMob logo on the Purple Heart cover. Its a group of artist with the same focus to push the kingdom. So check this from Wikipedia about this Purple Heart album,
Sociologists have long suggested that Christian women are more religious than men, but Blake Victor Kent wondered if this discrepancy has something to do with gender differences and intimacy.A former pastor who grew up in the evangelical church, Kent took interest in how gender roles were articulated abstractly but then lived out differently. He saw a disconnect. For example, he noticed that some evangelicals draw firm theological boundaries around formal leadership but then allow women to lead informally all the time.During graduate school, some prominent research on gender caught Kent’s eye and made him wonder if sociologists were missing part of the story. A study by John Hoffmann and John Bartkowski found that women are more likely than men to view the Bible as the literal Word of God. The authors viewed this result as a comment on female social standing in the church, a…See More