Four Things I got to Take Away from Jay-Z’s 4:44

Apparently Jay-Z dropped his latest album, “4:44”, but I couldn’t tell from all the quotes and download links people posted. In all seriousness, it was a great moment for hip hop, from the rollout all the way to the differing opinions. As far as the latter goes, there are only 4 details I got from […]

Could Nicki Minaj Catch the Long-Awaited L for Best Female Rapper at this Year’s BET Awards?

For years, the Best Female Rapper category at the BET Awards has always been dominated by Nicki Minaj, the same way Lebron James has dominated the NBA Eastern Conference; probably because, just like the East, there was not much competition to nominate. Outside of Nicki, female rappers have not really been that plentiful in hip hop […]

My Favorite Shows Re-Written through its Black Female Characters

Historically, black people have always felt some type of way about how black women were portrayed in television. Usually a subservient or angry type role would be associated with such characters. But what I have found is that there are shows out there that put black women in character spaces deeper than mainstream media’s historically finger-snapping […]