There’s been a plethora of Prince tributes that have floated around the Internet, with the most beautiful one coming from Erykah Badu. In her tribute, she recalled her many interactions with The Purple One. One of those was when her mother asked Prince to sign a copy of his Dirty Mind album. He protested. “He wasn’t […]
In case you haven’t heard already, BuzzFeed published a video with a list a questions for black people from black people. The video was a bunch of questions that can basically be reduced to, “Why you make us look bad in front of white people?” As explained before, this is another form of intra-racism but from the […]
Yesterday, I read a passage from Sista Souljah‘s Midnight: A Gangster Love Story. Midnight, the protagonist, is doing a favor for his friend Bangs and begins a conversation with her grandmother about the father of Bangs’ child. Bangs told Midnight that the father of her child was killed in an accident. However, the grandmother, in […]
Why are black Americans so hell-bent on making sure Bill Cosby’s “legacy” is intact? Aren’t there other black father figures that we can celebrate as much as we champion for Bill Cosby’s? Yes, there are.
In case you haven’t heard, Ben Carson freestyled on you heauxes this week. The problematic Republican presidential candidate decided that he needed the young Negro vote. What better way to reach that audience than through some hippity hop music? Here’s why Ben Carson has solidified his position in my top 5 favorite rappers of all […]
In case you’ve been sleep, the Internet broke AGAIN last night, when The Game revived #EggplantFriday. But the deeper question is can a dick print end reverse-sexism? Black men, we are kings. We are more than our dick prints.
If you’ve noticed by reading this blog (that’s if you know how to read), Drake is having the best year ever. He’s leading the charge for the light-skin revolution, has Mother Earth (Erykah Badu) singing on his “Hotline Bling.” And now he’s the leading choreographer for Dancing With The Stars. See the top remakes of […]
The fact that I have to copy and paste “é” to get the accent mark on top of the “e” is a ghetto-name problem in and of itself. But, here it goes… Beyoncé, Barack, Condoleezza, Oprah and Shaquille are all unemployable according to Raven (hyphenated) Symoné (pronounced Simone). Look. I’m not going to go through […]
https://twitter.com/Cosmopolitan/status/650839807636193280?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw On October 4, 2015 9:07 PM, the flimsy magazine, Cosmopolitan, proclaimed the ubiquitous Kardashians to be America’s First Family…and the apocalypse happened. A year from this date, the Kardashians will be on the History Channel‘s “This Day In History.” Not because of some ground-breaking act or accomplishment, but because overly zealous think pieces. Here […]
“You used to call me on my cell-u-lar de-vice at night…” The vamp of my life because Erykah Badu has exalted my soul to Trap Goddess heaven. This is why Erykah Badu’s remix of Drake‘s “Hotline Bling” is the SHIZNITZ.