Category: Features

Cover Stories

Kash Doll: Being Kash Doll

*This interview originally appeared on SooDetroit.com, November, 2015.  I’m exhausted. Why? I’ve literally—well, figuratively, been chasing Kash Doll for a

Interviews

Abdul Williams Talks Screenwriting, New Edition, and The Bobby Brown Story

*This conversation has been edited for clarity and length  When The New Edition Story aired on BET Networks in the

Essays

CONTENT KINGS: How Joe Budden, Rory & Mal Bet on Themselves

Today it was announced on the latest episode of The Joe Budden Podcast that Joe, Budden, Rory, and Mal will

Essays

The Unraveling of Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj has become undone. For what was shaping up to be a moment of redemption and clarity for one

Essays, Features

What’s Beef?: What Drake Learned from LL Cool J

In 1990, LL Cool J found himself in a peculiar situation. After ascending to the top as one of the

Essays

Lena Waithe: The New Classic

At this point, it feels that there is nothing Lena Waithe can’t do. I think that’s a clear and decisive

Essays

Why The Joe Budden Podcast Deserved Top Honors

Last night at the inaugural BET Social Awards, The Joe Budden Podcast with Rory and Mal (formally I’ll Name This

Interviews

A Conversation Supreme: Rofhiwa Talks Self Love, Favorite Music, and More

*Interview has been edited for clarity and length.  Self-proclaimed Body Activist, Bongi Rofhiwa Sithebele has been leading the crusade in

Essays

The Curious Case of Joe Budden: How Hip-Hop’s Unlikely Hero Became Its Biggest Voice

Joe Budden is unemployed. Fired on his day off actually.  Yesterday, Joe Budden made headlines and sent shock waves through

Interviews

Maxwell Campbell Talks Photography, Algee Smith, and Building an Empire

Maxwell “7scopemax” Campbell is everywhere. Just a few weeks removed from attending  the 2017 BET Awards, an award show that