Posts By Bené Viera


Who Are The Dream’s Top Five Producers?

When Jay-Z debuted the commercial announcement for the upcoming Magna Carta Holy Grail people went crazy seeing four legendary producers, in one room, working on Hov’s project. The Dream knows a thing or two about producing–”Single Ladies” anyone?–and he certainly has his favorites in the game. Read more…


What We Learned From J.Cole’s Born Sinner


J.Cole doesn’t walk in the room like he’s a star. The way he moves you can tell he has an affinity for struggle. The struggle keeps him grounded in the southern soil of North Carolina. And although he’s overcome much of what plagued his upbringing, he never wants to forget it. The I’m-still-Jermaine-with-the-chipped-tooth humbleness is what makes it impossible for people to not want him to win. Read more…


Dream Breaks Down The Different Types Of Ratchet

Dream may not be responsible for all that is the ratchetness of Beyonce, but he loves partaking in ratchet and has his very own definition of what ratchet means to him. Read more…


Is The Dream Bringing Out The Ratchet In Beyonce? He Has Answers

Beyonce is “definitely ratchet,” says The Dream. Naysayers doubt the authenticity of what some see as Bey’s proud new ratchet phase. Others who’ve followed her career from day one say she’s clearly always been this way. So is The Dream responsible for all this ratchetness? Read more…