Crossfading Styles
May 2nd '18

Crossfading Styles

Hip-hop, the aesthetic lifestyle of breakdancing, street art, and rap music has always been a celebration of the culture around it, namely the culture of Black America. Rap music, in particular, became a cultural doorway that allowed African Americans to deliver their message to the world around them. At the same time, rap was always […]

Black Panther: A Revolution Strangled by a Formula

Black Panther: A Revolution Strangled by a Formula

I wrote an article last week, prior to Black Panthers release, discussing the prelude of hype leading up to the movie, and how I, as a Black man, am supposed to feel about the movie. Here’s my followup: I am proud to say that I saw Black Panther on its opening day; as did many, many others. […]

Before I See Black Panther …

Before I See Black Panther …

Marvel’s much-anticipated Black Panther comes out this week. Everybody seems to be excited for it. Everywhere I turn, I get reminded about Black Panther. That’s not exactly unusual for a Marvel blockbuster, but Black Panther seems like it’s being advertised as if it’s somehow unique among all of Disney’s Marvel films, and films in general. After […]