“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...

Delta, Laughing In The Faces of Professional Black Women

Tamika Cross is an OBGYN from Houston, Texas. While on a Delta flight from Detroit to Minneapolis, a fellow passenger became unresponsive. As his wife...

A Year of Ls: Straight Black Men

There is plenty for Black men to be celebrating this New Year's Eve. The next-level dominance of Black male hip-hop and R&B artists in the music...
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 Raptors NBA...

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,...

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...
Streets and Silicon Valley

Cavs and Warriors, Kendrick and Drake, The Streets and Silicon Valley

These tweets have nothing to do with the actual game of basketball, yet they sum up why people are rooting for the Cavs or...

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...

Dash Cam Footage of Philando is Psychological Warfare

The release of the dash cam footage of Philando Castile's murder after his killer was acquitted is a form of psychological warfare. For years, we...

A Year of Ws: The NBA

Smooth isn't enough to define the transition of power between former NBA commissioner David Stern and current commissioner Adam Silver. In his short tenure,...