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Rihanna has sold 100 million more records than Beyoncé

The following evaluation draws from an analysis of data compiled on Wikipedia's 'List of best-selling music artists' page, as well as Wikipedia's pages for...

Whataburger and White Castle Latest Brands To Exploit Urban Trend

In light of the recent feud between Drake and Meek Mill, Whataburger and White Castle put out some corny tweets playing on the beef: Chicken fingers...

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...
Chinese Mississippians Tommy Quon

Vanilla Ice, Chinese Mississippians, and Hip-Hop

As described in The Big Payback, an extremely thorough chronicle of the hip-hop industry, Tommy Quon was a Chinese-American from Greenville, Mississippi. He owned...

Videogames and Empathy

Originally featured on Joe Molohon's site, VG-Narrative Videogames are rarely discussed in mainstream media. When they are, it's usually in one of two ways: as...

OG Maco: Should We Pay Attention?

We all know how he blew up, but why should we continue to pay attention to OG Maco? For one, 'U Guessed It' is not...

The Art of Lookin-Ass Jokes and Twitter Roasts

I followed Best Roast on Twitter last week. Bruh. The diversity of techniques and roast patterns was overwhelming. There's something about lookin-ass jokes in particular that...

Rich Chigga, Desiigner, and Copy-Paste Hip-Hop

Desiigner's 'Panda' recently hit #1 on the Hot 100 chart. Rich Chigga has amassed 2.5 million views in two months with 'Dat Stick'. And mainstream hip-hop...

21 Savage And The Marketability of Dark Hip-Hop Artists

"My Choppa Hate Niggas" by Metro Boomin and 21 Savage, a relatively deep cut off of Metro Boomin's 2017 project Without Warning, peaked at #73 on...
rappers who beat the case

Rappers Who Beat The Case Are Superheroes (ft. Roddy Ricch, Tee Grizzley, and Quavo)

Opponents of today's street rappers—overwhelmed White mothers, rap "purists," uppity Black folk, and other memorable American characters—might tell you all those bars about time...