‘White People’ and ‘Uncommon Sense’: Why Now?

MTV is rolling out two new shows this month: White People and Uncommon Sense. White People, set to air on July 22, is a special on...

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...

‘Dope’: Blackness, Pop Culture, and Growing Up in 2015

Revolving around a circus of coinciding storylines and Malcolm's issues of self-understanding, Dope serves as a humorous representation of popular youth culture in 2015...

The Dixon Challenge

An honest, self-identified redneck took to YouTube recently to get real about racism. The man has since been identified as actor/filmmaker Jorge Eugene Moran. He...

What They Say: Is ‘Black-ish’ Racist?

This past Monday, Andrea Peyser of the New York Post published an article claiming the show Black-ish perpetuates racist stereotypes of Black people. Among other...

TIDAL: Pros and Cons

On January 30th Jay-Z purchased Aspiro, a Swedish tech company that runs two streaming services: WiMP which already has 580,000 paying customers, and Tidal, the...

What They Say: ‘If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late’

Here's a breakdown of the reactions to If You're Reading This It's Too Late given by critics, fans, and haters alike, with my thoughts...