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We Can’t “Cancel” Everyone

Vocally let me go in on the topic of canceling celebrities not too long ago. The two paragraphs below are my intro to that piece...

DJ Khaled’s School of Personal Branding

DJ Khaled is up to somethin'. Being able to brand yourself is an essential skill in this era. He could easily tell you how. But...

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...

Music Can’t Heal A Dishonest Artist

Read 'I Want To Support XXXTentacion, But Should I?' here. Making music can change an artist for the better. Music got Jay Z into clean-money entrepreneurship. Jay...

Why the Beyonce vs. Kim K Beef Scares Me, And Why It Should Scare...

Originally published on dickiebheeonthestreetz.com After an honest, homophobic yet heartfelt review of Moonlight, Dickie Bhee is back on Across The Culture. His insights on how under-the-radar beefs between...

Donald Glover Had A ‘Dream’

Hip-hop culture's most prominent creatives tend to have running themes throughout their work. Kanye West's music and video projects are commentaries on the limitations...
Merkel Shook Trump

Merkel Shook Trump: An Informal Analysis of Trump’s Handshake Problem

When you ask an infant to greet you, it's liable to look away or stare at you funny if it catches a bad vibe....

I Guess Juicy J Had A Longtime Girlfriend

Two weeks ago, Juicy J wed his longtime girlfriend. Great! Except what the fuck. Married? Longtime girlfriend? I thought all a nigga do is sip lean...

Understanding Kanye West Rants, Part 1

Those poor 40-year-old mothers on set at The Ellen Degeneres Show were not ready for Kanye West last month. It's easy to watch any of...

Don’t Argue With Drake At Cheesecake Factory

The profuse, confessional storytelling that has defined hip-hop since Kanye West's game-changing 808s and Heartbreak and Drake's So Far Gone has shifted mainstream hip-hop away from male personas...