Is College As Necessary As It Once Was? (Podcast)

Negro Please is back for Episode 2! In this episode the  guys continue their discussion from episode one. They cover their personal college experiences as well as discuss whether or not college is still a prudent decision heading into the real world. Was/Is it really worth it? Find out what these guys think. DamnPops is […]

Ask A Black Man: The Experience

  We are in full swing of the second season of Ask A Black Man on Madame Noire. I had the opportunity to participate and was glad to. I was a fan of the first season and appreciated what the series was striving for. There’s nothing like seeing guys come together and speak candidly on […]

She Got Body Part 3: Is There A Line Between Thick And “Fat?”

So about two months ago I was heavily into a reality show on Lifetime called “Big Women, Big Love.” I was fascinated by it and many of you who follow my work know my interest in alternative reality shows. This show examined the plight of plus sized women which the world would label “fat.”  The […]

The Art and Science of Mixing and Matching Your Suit Style

  Suits make getting dressed simple. Don’t believe us? Just consider wearing suit jacket separate from your trousers to look sharp and put-together. In fact, wearing suit separates is one secret weapon of the true stylish men but you need to know the basics to remix the suit and steal their killer look. In this […]

She Got Body: Back Then They Didn’t Want Me…

“She Got Body” is a three part series I’m beginning today. In this series I’ll give one black man’s opinion on different topics concerning body image in today’s society. Throughout the series I’ll do my damnedest to be sensitive to most feelings. I can’t please everyone, but I think there are some conversations worth having. […]

No Valentine? NO PROBLEM!

It’s that time of year again. Tweets of bitterness of conversations of $200.00 dates can only mean one thing! It is Valentine’s Day season. Three days from you reading this I am anticipating that you’ll be occupied exactly how you wish to be. Valentine’s Day is arguably one of the most polarizing holidays that we […]

Why Men Should Enjoy The Holiday Offseason

Happy new year to everyone, and one time for Stuart Scott! I hope everyone had an enjoyable break or semi-break. I happened to thoroughly enjoy mine minus a couple of nonsensical events. But what’s a holiday season without those right? So now we’re in January and the dust is settled. For the fellas, hopefully we […]

You Are Appreciated: A Letter to Black Women

Dear Ladies: I depend a lot on current events and hot topics to help put together the pieces that I write. A lot of inspiration I have comes from conversations with people. The second source of inspiration is probably from things going on in social media.  At the core of all of this are you […]

The Time Was Illmatic: An Interview With The Director And Producer Of “Time Is Illmatic”

The following Interview was posted previously in Ammo Magazine by Shannon Thomas. In April 1994, Apartheid was the plague that cloaked South Africa. Former president Richard Nixon had just suffered a stroke. Rudolph Guiliani still presided as mayor of New York City’s cold, concrete streets. In the midst of all that was happening in the […]

The Last of a Dying Breed: The Fall of Generation Y and the Rise of the Millennial

We all have to get used to the fact that our time as Gen Y and our prime is in its sunset. Moreover, that the Millennial’s time has come; it’s their time to lead now. I realize that my mindset about loyalty to traditional roles of employment and being focused on making as much wealth […]