According to some Twitterati, and a couple of reputable sources, Vibe Magazine is folding.
A few months ago, in an effort to cut costs, Vibe folded its online operation into the print side, cut employees down to a four-day work week, and offered furloughs. Obviously, these tactics didn’t work, and it makes me wonder [...]
Don Cornelius would like a word with you. Don’t make any dinner plans. In the meantime, your Post-Bourgie-approved reading material from the weekend:
1. Of course, homage must be paid to the King of Pop. But we will try to spare you from the overkill. Check out some really good write-ups here, here, here, [...]
I’ve been having a spirited back and forth with a reader named Lex via e-mail on my post about gender socialization and pain from a few weeks back.
1. “If our physicalities are so elemental and inextricable to our identities … then most of us are not even experiencing the same corporeal [...]
There are things you notice when you watch a string of Michael Jackson videos back-to-back, things you probably didn’t notice when you were eight.
One of them is how obsessed with masculinity Michael Jackson’s Thriller- and Bad- era work seemed to be. In Thriller, he tells his girl he’s not like other guys, and [...]
Something, anything, with a little hint of the late King of Pop. It’s no surprise that Michael Jackson left his substantial musical imprint all over hip hop, too.
Here’s a list of my five favorite hip-hop joints that include samples from Jackson’s unparalleled catalogue:
1. It Ain’t Hard to Tell by Nas. Jackson sample: Human [...]
With a birthday less than two months away, pop megastar/cultural icon Michael Jackson has passed away in Los Angeles, CA at the age of 50.