Tag: Essays


Why So Much Hate For Big Sean?

This week the world saw the return of Big Sean. The Detroit rapper—who for the better part of this year


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

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

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