Time Is Illmatic: Tribeca Film Festival Review

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Tweet In 1994, a young emcee from Queensbridge named Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones released an album which would years later be heralded as a classic. Illmatic was a ten track biography of the hip-hop culture in the early 90′s, and the struggles of blacks in the inner city from a firsthand perspective. To encompass the effect […]

Pharrell’s G I R L Album Cover & The Truth About Colorism In The Black Community

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Tweet The anticipated release of “G I R L,” the first album by Pharrell Williams in eight years, has been met with open arms by the hip hop community. It’s no secret that Skateboard P and his unique attributes of song, rap, and production have augmented the genre into an enjoyable and quality experience. This […]

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7 Things I Learned From Shameless, Girls and House of Lies

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Tweet I don’t expect anyone to have noticed my absence from the internet over the last few days. This week for the most part, I’ve been on a deathbed. It may have had something to do with being in Syracuse last weekend to watch my alma mater beat Duke (Go Orange!) or it may have […]

Mr. Cee and Black Male Sexuality

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Tweet  It’s been some time since DJ Mr. Cee began to open up more about his sexuality. Not that it was anyone’s business anyway, but he was engaging in “illegal” activities; in particular, soliciting transgender prostitutes for fellatio. That is the only reason his activities were made public. He could’ve been a little bit more […]

Do Black Women Know How to Take a Compliment?

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Tweet  A few days ago, I was watching Kanye West’s new music video; you know the softcore porno he shot with his wife and baby mama, Kim Kardashian? I hit up my homegirl on gchat and said, “I feel like doing a post about women over 30 who look damn good.” Now this was via […]

Stay Away From White People on Halloween

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Tweet I’m not sure many of you are aware of All Def Digital, it’s Russ Simmon’s new venture to provide comedy sketches online. If you saw the Harriet Tubman sex tape… that’s All Def Digital (ADD). Anyway, these guys raise a good point about staying away from white people on Halloween. You know what? I […]

This Is It: Has Jay-Z Become Fat Elvis?

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Tweet   In Part 1 of a three-part podcast involving myself and seveneighteen contributors McFly and Cousin D (along McFly’s brother Mack Mittens and Young Elvis), we started talking about Drake’s success, then somehow got to if Wu-Tang Clan was ever that good, if Jay-Z is now Fat Elvis, and comparing Reasonable Doubt to Illmatic. Unfortunately the […]

Best Quotes from Last Night’s Jimmy Kimmel Show with Kanye West

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Tweet I was on my way to bed when I scrolled through my timeline and saw that it was almost time for Kanye West to appear on the Jimmy Kimmel Show. For those of you who don’t know a few weeks ago, Kimmel did a Kanye West spoof and Kanye West went ballistic. You can […]

How To Respond To People Who Hate On Your Relationship

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Tweet So Kevin Hart said this… On People Who Hate on His Relationship “Here’s the reality. You wanna know the sad reality that I say to angry women? If it wasn’t her it [still] wouldn’t be you! That’s the sad part of the reality. So, these people that get angry about another man’s happiness, ask […]

Relationship Lessons From Jay-Z And Beyoncé

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Tweet These are ten good lessons you can apply to your own relationship coming from HOV not D.O.C. and the hottest chick in the game that’s still wearing his chain, that was kinda of corny but you get my drift. Check out the ten things that have made them successful in their relationship: Beyoncé & […]