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I Want To Support XXXTentacion, But Should I?

Read my response to this piece titled "Music Can't Heal A Dishonest Artist" On October 6, 2016, Jahseh Anfroy was arrested on charges of false imprisonment,...

LeBron and Celebrities (Un)Effectively Using Their Fame

NBA.com broke the news of LeBron James being the executive producer of an upcoming multipart documentary on the life of Muhammad Ali. Last month,...
Old Kanye West

There Is No “Old Kanye”

I was going to make this a case study of Kanye West's public image in the vein of “Understanding Kanye West Rants” or my...

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...

Al Roker Went In, But What Had Happened Was…

Ryan Lochte fucked up. It's that simple. There was no robbery and a gun was never put to his forehead. And he left his...

ASAP Rocky Does Not Have To Care

ASAP Rocky is one of the most successful hip-hop artists of today. He also "...don't wanna talk about no fucking Ferguson and shit." Asap Rocky on...

Jin Xing Makes China Look A Lot Like the United States

I opened the Economist newsletter I get in my inbox every couple of days because the subject line of this email interested me. "Meet China's Oprah Winfrey,"...

Dame Dash Said Some Real Shit

It's painful how hilarious the jokes are from the recent Dame Dash interview on the Breakfast Club: Hilarity aside, the running themes of ownership and...

Kylie Jenner Is America’s TV-14 Sweetheart (Preview)

Ay. I think Kylie Jenner is important to us. Even those of you reading this who saw the title and said, "Lemme see what kinda...

People Treated Prince Like We’re Treating Kanye Now

Prince's trailblazing was exalted upon his death. We loved him for unapologetically being himself. For making the art he wanted to make. For saying what...