black representation

Where Were YOU The Day Hip-Hop Tried?

Is it too early to mourn? Is it too late to ride? Everybody seems to be asking the question, “Where is Hip-Hop when we need it the most, to speak for us in our time of need?” Well…this is almost a… Continue Reading →

Why is It OK for Rappers to Abate Our Dignity?

Ok. I had to find a thesaurus for that title, but don’t let my pretentiousness repel you from this discussion. One of the things that has always bothered me about a LOT of rappers (even the ones I like) is… Continue Reading →

Wyclef for Haiti Prez.

Hey, it’s been a minute since I’ve been around, but I just had to poke my head in for this one: Wyclef Jean is reportedly running for president of his native Haiti. AllHipHop’s exclusive source tells them that the official… Continue Reading →

Finally…A Black Girl Tops A ‘Hottest Chicks’ List

Complex’s “The 50 Hottest Brazilian Women” list includes a fair share of pan-African princesses. Shockingly, Gisele–I’m not going to attempt to spell her last name, even though it’s right on the site–is #5. I mean, granted, this is Brazil we’re… Continue Reading →

Yo, Aaron…

I’m really happy for you, and I’ma let you finish…but how come you haven’t been up on any talk shows pubbing your sh!t, son? You could clearly be a big hit with the Daily Show and Colbert demographics, and based… Continue Reading →

Boondocks Season 3…May 2nd!

The final season? For reals? I mean, it looks great…but why must ALL good things come to an end so abruptly??? Chappelle’s Show, anybody?  This is one DVD box set that I will have to add to the bucket list. Get it… Continue Reading →

Listen to Whosit Now?

[No pictures this time, kiddies.] I’ve finally reached that point in every non-connoisseur’s life when they start getting seriously behind on that certain subject/product. There are so many new musical artists coming out nowadays, I haven’t been able to keep… Continue Reading →

What’s Wrong With This Picture???

I was thumbing through this Maxim that I got in the mail today* before I hit the sack, and as I scan for at least a small handful of fine black chicks to gawk at (to no avail; see ppg…. Continue Reading →

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