So here was a man who won an Oscar for Best Original Song and released No. 1 albums while maintaining a level of rage that was -- and perhaps still is -- unparalleled in popular culture. Fast forward ten years later, and what remains of 2002's Marshall Mathers?
Yes, Detroit has a lot of things that aren't in its favor. But there's so much more positive than negative, from great universities and walkable neighborhoods, to cultural and natural amenities, the city and surrounding region have a lot to offer.
"Bitch Bad" is a complicated grappling with misogyny in popular music and culture, and its effect on children of both genders. But what is not complicated is how Lupe feels about songs he hears on the radio.
It's the time of the year again where University students finally take that walk across the stage to grab their diplomas. After four years of reading, studying, not sleeping, and most likely partying, you have made it.
A child of the 1980s who's openly critical of the cultural trends he identifies, author David Sirota describes the Huxtable Effect as the source of "two of the most deceptive arguments" supporting the idea that race can be "transcended."
The "Real Mitt Romney," whoever he is and for however long he's with us, reveals that access to reality is sometimes based on fiction rather than fact. He also shows us that identities are understood best in terms of the stories we tell about who we are.