PoC News in America

This week we talked about the overwhelming whiteness of Hollywood award season and honored Martin Luther King Jr.

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Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Holiday Songs Edition

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

Vanilla Ice Stars in “The Most Random Show Ever”

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”

30 Years of Music: 1986

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…

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Ladies First

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