Rise Of The Raptivist: The Role Social Commentary Plays For Change

In this tumultuous social climate, where topics often revolve around human rights protests, police brutality, vocal hate groups on social media and the fear of terrorism being instilled by the media, it is offi... Read Article

The Most Underrated Lyrics from The Life of Pablo

We've now had well over a month to let The Life of Pablo knock around our speakers, so we can dive into some of the more overlooked moments of lyrical nuance found deeper within the album; certain peaks, valleys and subtle utterances, which may have largely es... Read Article

The Rodney King LAPD Beating Video 25 Years Later: Has Anything Really Changed?

On this date in 1991, an undetermined number of Los Angeles Police officers beat motorist Rodney King 54 times with batons following a simple speeding violation. All four of the officers that were tried for the... Read Article

MissUnderstood: How Women Of Color Are Uniting To Break Down The Hollywood Typecasting Barrier

With the Oscars fast approaching, all of the discussion surrounding the Academy's lack of recognition for deserving people of color who have excelled in film and television has brought us to another slightly overlooked topic worth revisiting: women of color co... Read Article

How J. Cole And Dreamville Revitalized Fan Culture With Just A Dollar & A Dream

It’s 8:00 pm on a Saturday evening in Dallas, Texas and in the midst of the normal hoopla that engulfs the weekend, groups of dedicated fans are strategically planning their road to the Dallas House of Blues. Why? In less than 24 hours, Fayetteville, North... Read Article

Convos in the Dungeon with Loaf Muzik (Interview)

The league of lyrical assassins that is Loaf Muzik, (Shadow the Great, Oso Dope, Kidaf, Shine Sinatra) has been secretly demolishing shows from New York to Cali. Armed with atom bombs of funk that could silence any naysayers or imitators; You can imagine their... Read Article