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Quick, passionate takes on global cultural phenomena. Lightly researched rants, peculiar observations, and more

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...

China’s Social Credit Score Could Be Beneficial

Originally featured on Zachary's website zacharyhurdle.com.  The political turmoil in the United States, Great Britain, and France are great examples of the Western world retreating...

Nipsey Hussle, The Air Force, and Why Success Today Requires Illusions of Grandeur

As a millennial, the notion of not achieving IG-worthy “success” with a polished come-up story by some arbitrary age is a difficult thought to bare. However, many of us...

A Thought: Random ass kids getting 100,000+ likes on Twitter

Would you RT this if you saw it on your timeline? she wanted to show everybody her stick. so everybody, here is her stick. pic.twitter.com/uffJZZFLR9 —...

Super Apps: Apps as Industries

Originally featured on Zachary's website (zacharyhurdle.com). Can also be found on Civic Eagle If Zachary's thoughts on a Chinese social credit score system didn't blow your...

Classic MxMillon Takes You Into Sonic Blackness With ‘Black;Madder’

In a Donald Glover-esque way, Omaha-based producer Classic MxMillon sees his Blackness as the great variable in the algorithm of his own existence. Back...
Romphim

A Thought: Male Rompers and Suppressed Femininity

Save for an expertly-timed marketing push by a bold group of guys, I'm certain the loudest straight male supporters of the Romphims on Twitter...

A Thought: Jay-Z, Mayor of Gotham

Whenever the Batman movies come back, this is a move they could consider: making Jay-Z the mayor of Gotham in the year 2025. If Trump...

2 Ways The Junior Basketball Association Could Actually Succeed

The JBA, or Junior Basketball Association, is a men’s basketball league founded by LaVar Ball. It’s composed of young players who, for whatever reason,...

A Thought: The BET Hip-Hop Awards Are Still In Middle School, But Have Potential

We all know hip-hop needs a legitimate alternative entity to the GRAMMYs to annually acknowledge and award the best of the best in the...