The REVOLT TV Archives

Known to go by the motto "Unapologetically Hip Hop," REVOLT TV is the cable media outlet founded by mogul, Sean "Diddy" Combs in 2013. With a mission of maintaining the integrity of the music scene Combs has heavily contributed to and influenced since his start in the 90s, REVOLT TV's editorial branch fosters that history through articles, columns, and reviews. 


How Diddy and Bad Boy infiltrated and conquered pop culture in the 2000s

With a stronghold on hitmaking, sleek branding, reality TV and evolving, Diddy solidified his crossover appeal, catering to a wide audience, and kept his label thriving in a new millennium.
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A personal love for The Notorious B.I.G.'s "My Downfall"

When debates arise about the best song from The Notorious B.I.G. many will pinpoint to “Juicy” for the superior storytelling skills and its mainstream breakthrough. Some will say it’s “Big Poppa” for establishing one of his many monikers. Others will argue “Hypnotize” for its addictive chorus and being his first to go No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100. For me, it's "My Downfall" from Life After Death, the greatest album from the G.O.A.T.
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Album & Song Reviews

Analysis of the best in music. 

Throwback Reviews

Writings that celebrate anniversaries and important moments of hip hop and R&B in the past, connecting their importance to the present and future. 

Charting Black Excellence

A reactionary column authentically highlighting black artists accomplishments on the Billboard charts. 

Master Class on Genres

A column focusing on the lengthy history of black artists' contributions to various genres and subgenres that took over the mainstream. 

Pop Culture Take Overs

Moments inside and outside of music that extend beyond the culture and into shaping various realms of the mainstream.