Is ‘Twerk’ Leading A New Feminist Movement?

Is ‘Twerk’ Leading A New Feminist Movement?

“People think that being a feminist is a b***h that, like, went to school. They wear skirts all the way to their motherf*****g ankles like a godd**n First Lady. That’s not being a feminist.” — Cardi B, E News  When I first saw the Cardi B and City Girls video for their song “Twerk,” I […]

10 Of The Most Anticipated Hip-Hop Albums of 2019

10 Of The Most Anticipated Hip-Hop Albums of 2019

Musically, 2019 has been off to a pretty slow start — unless you are super hyped about Ariana Grande’s Thank U, Next album, but for the rest of us still playing old J. Cole tracks (cues “January 28th” from 2014 Forest Hills Drive) — needing something fresh in the hip-hop world is an understatement. We ended last […]

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Soundtrack

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Soundtrack

“That’s all it is Miles, take a leap of faith” — Peter Parker, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse  If you haven’t seen Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse already, this entire read will be a waste of time… Well, not really, but ideally we can assume you’ve seen the movie before reading this. Fortunately, no major spoiler alerts ahead […]

Eight Times R. Kelly Should’ve Been Muted

Eight Times R. Kelly Should’ve Been Muted

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know by now that R&B singer R. Kelly is possibly the most controversial news story to date outside of the federal government shutdown. Kelly, who is well-known for popular songs like “Bump N’ Grind” and “I Believe I Can Fly,” is finally getting what he deserves after […]

Favorite 2018 R&B Album Playlist

Favorite 2018 R&B Album Playlist

Last year, the hip-hop world delivered some pretty “okay” albums to say the least, but it’s often overlooked sibling, R&B, came out the gate with several heavy hitters. While Jacquees ruffled some feathers with his end of the year declaration that he is the “King of R&B” — which is far from the truth — […]

Is 2019 the Year of Viral Female Rappers?

Is 2019 the Year of Viral Female Rappers?

I got these hoes mad They ain’t know I was really gon’ do this rap shit for real, for real — “That’s Just the Bottom Line,” LightSkinKeisha If I had a crystal ball and could foresee the future of hip-hop for a female rapper in 2019, I would see Instagram influencers—because when you start off posting […]

Meek Mill’s Journey From Nightmares To ‘Championships’

Meek Mill’s Journey From Nightmares To ‘Championships’

“And now we made it through all that we at the championship” — Meek Mill, Championships It feels like we’ve all been waiting for Meek Mill to win, and his new album, Championships, is exactly what we needed to celebrate his victory. The album, that’s still number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart almost two weeks after […]

The Kanye Effect: A Timeline Of Creativity to Psychosis

The Kanye Effect: A Timeline Of Creativity to Psychosis

“Sometimes you have to get rid of everything” —Kanye West Ye… Yeezy… Yeezus… Kanye To Tha West… “Is Mr. West in the building?”… to MAGA hat wearing Trump supporter… and possibly the most hated celebrity living right now. This year has been an interesting one for the hip-hop legend. It’s almost safe to say that […]

Stan Lee and His Impact On Intersectionality

Stan Lee and His Impact On Intersectionality

“Thank you, Stan Lee, for making people who feel different realize they are special” — Seth Rogen It seems like the world of nerd boys and nerd girls stopped for a moment with a long sigh of despair on that Monday when we found out Stan Lee passed away. The 95-year-old was and will always […]