Lil Yachty is Signed to Motown Records

Michael Jackson. Marvin Gaye. Diana Ross. Lil Yachty. Don't mind the list of notable Motown signees. Yes, really, Lil Yachty is signed to Motown Records. No,...

Chief Keef, Soundcloud Rap’s Unsung Godfather

For more pop culture-influenced paintings like the one above, visit Philipo's Habari Art Collection on Etsy! Huge shoutout to YouTuber yadiiiigg for his investigative video report tracing...

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...

A Thought: Drake’s Globetrotting is Advanced, You’re a Hater

When I'm passionate about a topic, I usually spend weeks on the research. I piece together interview clips, long-forgotten news updates, lyrics, and other...

YouTube Will Start Charging, You’re Fucked

Have you seen the offers for YouTube Red?   For you, thirsty free-content consumers of the Internet, expectations will have to adjust soon. The value of content hubs like...

Anime and XXXTentacion Songs Pair Beautifully

The popularity of Anime among Black and African youth isn't well-documented, but people know it's there. Even if it's mostly with mainstream Animes like...
Maren Morris

Maren Morris makes country music I can bump

Kacey Musgraves had released Same Trailer Different Park the year before I had known about it. Now all I remember about the record is...

Classic MxMillon Takes You Into Sonic Blackness With ‘Black;Madder’

In a Donald Glover-esque way, Omaha-based producer Classic MxMillon sees his Blackness as the great variable in the algorithm of his own existence. Back...
Preppy Kid Swang Video

The Preppy Kids in Rae Sremm’s “Swang” Video Raise Questions

Rae Sremm's "Swang" video makes their smooth, Southern-bred shit talk accessible to well-off college students that wouldn't be able to relate to a line...

Rich Chigga Is Back With Another One

We can say Rich Chigga is a poser. Fake as fuck. Awkward in his attempts at flexing, and disingenuous in his attempts at being...