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A Thought: Male Rompers and Suppressed Femininity

Save for an expertly-timed marketing push by a bold group of guys, I'm certain the loudest straight male supporters of the Romphims on Twitter...

A Thought: Ike Turner Punchlines Are Played Out

As long as bars are creative, we tend not to care when our favorite rappers say crude things to make a rhyme work. Claiming...

A Thought: Jay-Z, Mayor of Gotham

Whenever the Batman movies come back, this is a move they could consider: making Jay-Z the mayor of Gotham in the year 2025. If Trump...

A Thought: The BET Hip-Hop Awards Are Still In Middle School, But Have Potential

We all know hip-hop needs a legitimate alternative entity to the GRAMMYs to annually acknowledge and award the best of the best in the...

Nipsey Hussle, The Air Force, and Why Success Today Requires Illusions of Grandeur

As a millennial, the notion of not achieving IG-worthy “success” with a polished come-up story by some arbitrary age is a difficult thought to bare. However, many of us...