Nicki Minaj’s Outrage is a Bad Look, But Valid

It doesn't take much for the jokes to fly on Twitter. And when someone as big as Nicki Minaj starts ranting and naming names,...
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The Purity of Ytiet’s Social Media Presence

Online virality for an entertainer is a double-edged sword. With exposure comes expectation, and expectation has revealed itself to be the sharper...

Yes, I’m Playing Games. Now Walk Away From Me

'Now walk away from me' is a funny Vine compilation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OKxgh9cc6yE It's also an accurate representation of how a lot of young adults today go about their...
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“Toosie Slide” and Drake’s Push For Millennial Michael Jackson Status

Black leather gloves no sequins I wrote this nearly 4 years ago about what Drake and Kendrick Lamar...

Dave Chappelle and The Age of Spin

If I asked Dave Chappelle why it seems like the majority of his online audience doesn’t have anything nice to say about him, he’d...

What They Say: Leslie Jones in Ghostbusters

Another stereotypical role for a Black actress, or nothing to worry about? The new Ghostbusters film is being led by an all-star cast of women...
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Predictions (And Now Thoughts) on Drake’s “Omertà” and “Money in the Grave”

Hi. I'm buzzed. I also shamelessly peeped the lack of content surrounding Drake's very-recently announced two-song drop in celebration of the Toronto...

A Year of Ws: Black Women

In years past, Black women have had to settle for mere invites to the table. Some lead roles, a couple of important yet not-so-crazy...
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LeanandCuisine: When Someone Truly Talented Makes Viral Content

Highsnobiety did well to highlight his hilarious series of Instagram reactions to Avengers: Infinity War. But online entertainer LeanandCuisine, real name Casey Lawrence, deserves many...

Drake and Future Make Me Feel Broke

If you're like me, you thought Future was saying, "No boo, no boo, no boo, no boo, no boo, no boo" before that line...