Category: Essays

Essays, Features

Why Rae Sremmurd’s “Black Beatles” Is the Best Song of the Year

Rae Sremmurd’s “Black Beatles” is now the No. 1 song in the country. Achieving this milestone means the duo nabbed

Culture, Essays

Hip-Hop culture: Are Artists Responsible for the Messages They Send?

Don’t get me wrong, I love and respect Rap music and Hip-Hop culture for all that it has done for

Culture, Essays

Blacks and the Fourth of July

Today America celebrates the writing of the Declaration of Independence and the founding fathers separating from England. July 4, 1776

Culture, Essays

Will We Stand With Jesse?

Watching the BET has always been difficult for me during my adult life, I never fully understood what the point

Culture, Essays

Colorism: The Light Versus Dark Skin Debate in the Black Community is Detrimental

Skin tone has had its detriments in the black community for centuries, dating back to the slavery days. Even though

Culture, Essays

Going Natural: Trend or Movement?

First off let’s get one thing straight, being natural is more than just sporting an afro or some poetic justice

Essays, Features

Drake’s ‘VIEWS’ Needs to be a Classic

As Drake’s highly-anticipated album VIEWS (or Views From the 6) is set to drop later this week, on April 29th, many things come