Gender & Sexuality
The Enduring Power of Tupac Shakur
Beyonce's "4": THE REVIEW
Rihanna's "Man Down" Video, and the Irrelevance of the Parents Television Council
Lil Wayne Inexplicably Releases An Acoustic Ballad Called "How To Love," And It Doesn't Suck
Lady Gaga's "Born This Way": The Review
Lauryn Hill Plays Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Lady Gaga and Nicki Minaj Unleash Their Craziest Videos Yet
R.I.P. Lisa "Left Eye" Lopez
Tyler Perry Is Full Of Sh*t….
MISTER CEE'S ARREST, And Rap's Fear Of A Gay Hip Hip Head
The Weeknd's "House of Balloons": THE REVIEW
9 Songs Every PRINCE Fan Should Know
ODD FUTURE WOLF GANG KILL THEM ALL: Why They Matter
THINGS FALL APART: What Happened To Hip Hop's Conscience?
#WINNING?: The Unprecedented Meltdown Of Charlie Sheen
Was It OK For Beyonce, Usher, and Mariah Carey To Perform For The Qaddafi Family?
An Open Letter To Lil' Kim….
The Sweetest Thing
Gucci Mane's Bizarre New Tattoo
New Year's Eve Music Roundup: Kanye's twisted "Monster" video, M.I.A.s' Vicki Leekx, and Ms. Hill's Comeback Tour
The New Nigger
Nicki Minaj's "Pink Friday": THE REVIEW
Kanye West's "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy": THE REVIEW
First Posthumous Michael Jackson Album Gets A Release Date! (and controversy ensues….)
A Healthy Dose of Gangsta?
Wacka Flocka Flame's "Flockaveli"
Jay-Z on "Big Pimpin": "What kind of animal would say this sort of thing?"
PRINCE Announces "Multi-Night Stand" In New York City!
The Cotton-Deep Rebel Era
Reparations will never be given — it’s time we protect the everyday people who take them
“I’m is talking right”: How the stigma around Black language holds us back from liberation
Lupita Nyong’o is writing a children’s book tackling colorism & self-love for little Black girls
Woman convicted of murder for administering black market butt injections dies in prison
The ‘Tales from the Hood’ sequel will be right on time
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