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Found this on a late night crawl on the web, via The Smoking Section. Even if it’s a few weeks old, joint is still krispy.

So HammerKing Hammer has finally released his diss of Jay-Z, whom he’s accused of consorting with Satan. No.

This article was written by seansmyph, co-creator of our blog Splackavellie Central: Ridiculous Moments in R&B and Beyond.  It’s part of a series of posts called “The Worst of MC Hammer,” which is part of a series called “Worst of the Best,” which probably doesn’t make much sense the first time you read it. —– Read More

I have a post up at The Atlantic that’s part of a roundtable discussion of Janelle Monae’s The ArchAndroid with Brentin Mock and Alyssa Rosenberg. While I really enjoyed the album, I had a couple of small critiques of it, and I don’t think it quite merits the universal acclaim it’s getting right now. My Read More

“My identity is very clear to me now. I am a black woman. I’m free. I no longer have to be a ‘credit.’ I don’t have to be a symbol to anybody; I don’t have to be a first to anybody. I don’t have to be an imitation of a white woman that Hollywood sort Read More

For those of you who care about that sort of thing, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will host a little event we like to call the Oscars on Sunday. But there’s plenty of time to debate the relative merits and criticisms of “Up in The Air” or “Precious,” which not-so-coincidentally are the Read More

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