Donald Glover Visits Ellen
Donald Glover is on his way to being able to drop his MC name Childish Gambino. After being casted in an array of movies TV shows and having his own hit show on FX titled “Atlanta” Donald just landed the role of Lando Calrissian in the upcoming Star wars... Read more
Jack Daniels Created by Slaves
Jack Daniel’s Embraces a Hidden Ingredient: Help From a Slave By CLAY RISEN JUNE 25, 2016 LYNCHBURG, Tenn. — Every year, about 275,000 people tour the Jack Daniel’s distillery here, and as they stroll through its brick buildings nestled in a tree-shaded hollow, they hear a story like this:... Read more
Dear Mama
In honor of all the mothers everywhere we celebrate you with the timeless song Dear Mama by Tupac. The song details Pac’s relationship with his mother. The song is a classic and highlights the struggles of inner city families. With the passing of Afeni Shakur this past week its... Read more
“Dear White People” Coming to Netflix
Netflix clearly has no intentions of hitting pause on their recent string of top-shelf originals. The streaming platform announced Thursday it has picked up Dear White People, Justin Simien‘s critically 2014 satirical drama, as an original series. The best part? Simien is on board for all 10 half-hour episodes.... Read more
Trillest President Ever
President Obama is the trillest president ever. If you don’t like his swag you gotta at least respect what he’s done while in office. Check out this epic end to his presidency at his final White House Correspondent’s Dinner. Obama Out: <iframe width=”840″ height=”473″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/NxFkEj7KPC0″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> Full Speech:... Read more
Pharrell’s OTHERtone
<iframe width=”680″ height=”383″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/92vG1weEjyM” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> Pharrell and Scott Vener featured Flying Lotus on their latest episode of OTHERtone. Yesteday, they previewed the interview with a clip that has the trio discussing the state of hip-hop. Vener starts out with the question: “I don’t mean this as a provocative... Read more
Jordan Crying Face Art
Hair-styling has always been a very personal art form centered around self-expression, but only until relatively recently has it began to take cues from other art genres such as graffiti and illustration. While the earlier days of  hip-hop saw b-boys and emcees carving tags and subtle designs into their dome-piece, today we’re... Read more
Questlove Remembers Prince
The Roots leader Questlove goes deep on the genius, loneliness and the secret hip-hop heart of his idol Prince.  When I first got Prince‘s 1999 album, it was 1982. I was 11, newly in charge of my own record-buying habits. And I couldn’t resist the cover, with its purple field... Read more