“Get Out” Shows How Scary Racism Really Is

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If you haven’t seen the new film, Get Out, I’m certain you’ve heard about it by now.  This out-of-the-box thriller surely left audiences with lots to discuss.  Before I continue, I will give a much needed spoiler alert, so if you have not seen the movie…GET OUT (pun intended)! Continue reading

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Nicki Minaj, The Queen of Rap? Remy Ma Thinks Otherwise! [Full shETHER Diss Track]

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The female rap game has always been one of ups and downs.  Female artists such as MC Lyte, Queen Latifah, and Monie Love paved the way for artists like Lil Kim, Eve, and Da Brat.  While men usually proclaim most of the rap game’s glory, women have proven that over the years, they are just as capable of putting out music that can stand side by side with them.  Two females that are battling for the top spot, Remy Ma and Nicki Minaj, have a chance to prove once again why females deserve to get respect in the game.  Continue reading

The New Edition Takeover!

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If you’re a New Edition fan, you were perhaps glued to BET this week, tuning into The New Edition Story.  This particular series has been long awaited and it certainly did NOT disappoint.   Continue reading

Black Magic Was Everywhere At The Golden Globes

 

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As our country braces itself for a major transition in the White House, the Golden Globes sprinkled hope in many households.  With racial and cultural tensions at an all-time high, there was nothing more powerful than pure images of inclusion flashing across the television screen and on social media.  Continue reading

A Tribute to George Michael

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As a child of the 80’s and 90’s, George Michael is definitely at the top of my list of great artists.  Of course I didn’t know the exact meaning of many of his open-minded lyrics as a little girl, but I knew how to dance and groove to the beat of Faith. Continue reading

When Did We Stop Caring About The Well-Being of Celebrities?

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It’s a sad day when anyone has reached the point of complete mental and physical exhaustion, but it seems like it would be much worse to have to go through it in the public eye.  Since Kanye West’s recent meltdown, the world seems to be split in its reaction.  Some actually care, while others have made it clear that they don’t.  This brings up an interesting question: When did we stop caring about the well-being of celebrities?  Continue reading

Should You Get Angry If Lil Wayne Doesn’t Identify With BLM?

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If you’ve been paying attention to social media, you may have caught a snippet of rapper, Lil Wayne, expressing his views about the Black Lives Matter movement in a recent interview.  ABC’s Nightline released footage in which Wayne was pretty vocal about not supporting BLM. Continue reading

Why Insecure and Atlanta Should Be On Your Must-Watch List!

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With the madness of today’s world serving as the backdrop for a typical day, our natural ability to feel enjoyment sometimes seems lost.  Clinging to just about anything that takes our minds off of the craziness, these two shows could possibly save our sanity. Continue reading

Do You Really Care if Kaepernick Sits or Stands?

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With an emotionally charged election year upon us, many issues have been brought to the forefront and some are demanding change.  Issues such as racial tension, police brutality, and inequalities within the judicial system don’t affect everyone, but for many, it’s an all too familiar script that’s being read generation after generation.   Continue reading