Home A Thought

A Thought

Quick takes on global cultural phenomena. Rants without research, casual observations, and more

Romphim

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...

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...

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...

A Thought: 21 Savage Is STILL From Atlanta, Goofy

I may or may not update this piece given the reactionary nature of this news + subsequent dialogue, but the initial reactions to this bizarre...

A Thought: The Rise of Civic Engagement During 45 is Inspiring

@youthstrike4climate.ieIn response to Trump Has Inspired Civic Engagement, Willis Felix debuts on ATC with a reflection on how focused and energized American civic engagement...