This week we talked about the overwhelming whiteness of Hollywood award season and honored Martin Luther King Jr.
The past week was an easy one for many Americans thanks to paid time off, school holidays, and ample amounts of food. Because I work retail, Thanksgiving week involved lots of work and not much food. As Black Friday consumptions creep further into Thanksgiving, I realize I food and family will probably not be on my list in the future. Read More Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Holiday Songs Edition
I don’t know about you, but when I heard that Vanilla Ice was going to learn tips and tricks from the Amish on how to build a house and then share it via his television show, I thought, “That makes sense.” Read More Vanilla Ice Stars in “The Most Random Show Ever”
1986, already! The year of my brother’s birth. I venture outside of my usual musical territory this time around, and let us all be better for it. Behold…
I originally pitched writing a sort of “History of Women in Hip Hop” post but couldn’t find my way as I wasn’t sure which route to follow. Then it dawned on me, I should write about the women in hip hop that I love most and why. I have been a rabid hip hop fan since the mid ’80s, when I was in middle school and couldn’t stop boogeying on the dance floor. Read More Ladies First