“Maybe we should let Desiigner cook???” wondered The Ringer’s Micah Peters, with some surprise. Indeed. Maybe we should.
Yung Lafayette, tho.
Jay says we should ask ourselves: “If my defense of racism was a Robin Thicke song, would I get sued for it?”
Angela and Terryn are back for their weekly recap of Fox’s tawdry melodrama.
“The key to playing ‘I Am Determined’ is to know which key the song is played in,” Kev says. “The song is every key. All of ‘em.”
Empire is doing almost inconceivably crazy numbers each week, and it’s become the kind of watercooler show that isn’t supposed to exist any more. We know we’re jumping into the recap game late on this, but this show is undeniable. Terryn and Ang will be doing the Thursday-morning quarterbacking for the rest of the season. — G.D. Read More
Last Saturday I left my home in bumblef*ck Virginia to participate in the March on Washington Anniversary festivities in DC. I didn’t really know what to expect, outside of there being lots and lots of my people out in the streets, marching for justice and jobs and other important social issues. And while I knew Read More
It’s been a fairly epic week for Kanye, even by his lofty standards. He may have never beaten a white artist head-to-head for a Grammy, but he just became a father and lots of people seem to like his new album. If you’re looking for opinions on his latest release, try this one and this Read More
In the wake of the hullaballoo over folks refusing to say Quvenzhané Wallis’ name got me to thinking: what’s the most hilarious/horrifying experience people have had regarding their “unconventional” or “ethnic” names? Here’s how Twitter responded. [View the story “A Quvenzhané by Any Other Name…” on Storify] Got any stories/gripes of your own? Post ’em Read More
Jamelle thinks so: If I had to hazard a guess for the most likely replacement, it is Congressman Tim Scott, who has achieved a fair amount of prominence given his short time in the House. Part of this has to do with novelty; Scott is an African American Republican who represents Strom Thurmond’s old district Read More