After years of rap music struggling in the muck and mire of misogyny and money, one of the greatest rappers ever has had it up to here with the 'New Slavery' of commercialism, materialism and hedonism.
Five of the most over-the-top, kid-friendly hotel amenities that celebrity (and royal) moms will definitely approve of. If Kimbryo will love these kid-friendly amenities, so will you!
If you're cool with Madonna and Jay-Z (or U-God from Wu-Tang Clan, Lord Finesse, etc. etc. etc.) playing holier-than-you but have Kanye issues serious enough to compel you to take to the internet and voice your concerns, it's time for a long, hard look in the mirror.
I see a lot of people doing what seems to be no-brainer tasks... and they make lots of money. It drives me crazy that people become rich doing things that are so simple -- that I could do. Here are 10 things on my list. (What's on your list?)
Our overincarceration epidemic has a massive and disproportionate impact on people of color. While communities of color suffer, the for-profit prison companies benefit.
Kanye West is white America's worst nightmare. Because as much as one may attempt to dismiss him, you still have to turn on your regularly scheduled late night comedy program and stare him in the face. You can't avoid Kanye. He's made very sure of that.
Unlike many rappers in hip-hop who are obvious industry pinheads just trying to cash into the bank, Kanye West knows more. Yet, that is perhaps the very problem: he knows more and yet does nothing to actually fix the problem.
The week of May 17th, 2013 pits IRS scandals with phone hacking, Kanye West, stem cells, and David Beckham, leaving shocking news for every type of person.
On Sunday nights, if you happen to venture to Bar Marmont in Los Angeles, you'll find a woman spinning vinyl. Yes, another club, another DJ, but look closer. There is something very different about this one.
The n-word is overused, misused and socially abused on sites like Facebook and Twitter all the time. And while we act as if Rihanna has done something extraordinarily taboo, I challenge you to check the Instagram accounts and tweets of many other hip-hop artists and friends.
Oh March. This month is about Easter and it being almost spring. It's about discovering new songs and listening to old ones too, right?
Over the years, it seems as though Beyonce has gotten lighter as she has gotten older. No, this is not genetics and let's not act pretend her skin color in her first Destiny's Child album cover matches that of her latest album 4.
As Marco Rubio tries to juggle his conservative base and more centrist voters, he'll face a two-front media battle. Whether he likes it or not, when Rubio announces his candidacy, he needs to take another line from "Clique" to heart: "Everything I do need a news crew's presence."
Now that 2012 is over, it's always interesting to look back and see what our favorite Hollywood couples have been doing in the romance department and make some predictions of what will happen in the year to come.
A recent poll in Britain shows that even divorcees feel that getting divorced is too easy. Maybe it's because I'm an American, but I beg to differ.
At 43, RZA has crafted a unique spot in the world of hip-hop, a prolific producer with an idiosyncratic worldview influenced by the disparate cultures of rap and Kung fu.