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Chris Brown and Vilified Celebrities

Almost half a million tweets, and counting, have poured in about the Chris Brown standoff with Los Angeles police. When you search the keyword...

#MeToo and #TIMESUP: Beyond Shaming Gross Hollywood Dudes

Trigger Warning: This piece contains a detailed account of a non-consensual sexual encounter. About three and a half years ago, I lost a close friend....

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...

Kanye Moves the Crowd on a Whole New Level!

On Monday the 10th of October, Saint Pablo himself blessed Saint Paul, MN with his presence, putting on a show of epic proportions for...

A Year of Ws: China

The United States of America is suffering through the 45th president's disastrous year of Ls. This has given the People's Republic of China a...

Is Norm Kelly Problematic?

On Twitter, Norm Kelly is funny as fuck. Notorious for his interjection into the Meek Mill-Drake beef, Kelly's social media game, whether he does...
Drake Omertà Money in the Grave

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...

What They Say: Nigerian vs. Ghanaian Jollof Rice

I am an Ethiopian-American. I have many West African friends. By default, they feel themselves waaay too much to begin with. But get a...

What They Say: Young Thug

In a culture full of polarizing figures, Young Thug is probably the highest on the list in hip-hop. Between his voice, lyrical content and...

Let’s Not Talk About Those Fake ISIS Videos

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism broke a report that The Pentagon, headquarters of the United States' Department of Defense, paid British PR Firm Bell...