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Not All White People

College Cheating Scandal, Selective Colorblindness, And, Of Course, Not ALL White People!

Note: This piece does not delve into details of the 2019 college admissions bribery scandal. Here is a good article for that. To the Daily...

Ja Rule and How Twitter Forces Comedic Fiction Into Reality

It doesn't matter what you say. Did you say it first? Did you say it loudly? Did people think the mere thought of your statement being true was entertaining? Then congratulations,...
No Cap Emojis

Chicago or ATL?: “Cappin” And How Slang Moves Across The Culture

"Cappin" is already too popular and annoying. I'll log off of Twitter for a week the next time I see the damn emojis pictured...

A Thought: 21 Savage Is STILL From Atlanta, Goofy

I may or may not update this piece given the reactionary nature of this news + subsequent dialogue, but the initial reactions to this bizarre...

On Gaude: Lessons And Laughs From Korporate’s #BlackChicago Series

As a Black Midwesterner, I was basically guaranteed to have a couple of connections to Chicago. The emergence of Drill was close to home,...

“7 Rings” And Why Ariana Grande Is Too Talented To Get Away With It

I don't dislike "7 Rings" because it's wildly popular. I don't dislike "7 Rings" because I ridicule Ariana Grande work on principle. I'm also...

Brother Nature Cancelled And Uncancelled In Mere Hours. Twitter Culture Proves It’s Trash

I've written on the topic of cancel culture multiple times now. But I haven't specifically dealt with the phenomenon of a celebrity's offensive yet...

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,...

All of LeBron’s Supporters in the LeBron/Trump Twitter Beef

Donald Trump took a break from threatening the stability of the world with his delicate ego to use his small Twitter fingers to criticize...

We Made An Album Only Using Type Beats. It Was (Mostly) Incredible.

Nothing comes easy when you're trying to be a professional creative on a budget. But given its bad rep, I'm surprised that indie hip-hop...