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Deconstructing the "instagram baddie"

Photos, from left: a Nuba woman wearing traditional cornrow hairstyle; a photo from social media, origin unknown. Both sourced from a Google search.

According to Root, appropriation is part of commodifying aspects of a culture for an economic gain. 494 more words

V.L. & 2 Heartless

   February 16th, 2018 was a good day in hip-hop. The culture received albums from both Nipsey and Moneybagg Yo to add even more background music to Black History month. 769 more words


Domo Genesis - 'Me vs Me'

Off of the recent, Evidence produced Aren’t U Glad You’re U? EP, which you can also stream below.


Rawmatik - 'Wait' feat. Rasco & Skanks

Producer Rawmatik delivers a video for a cut from his recent The States vs Rawmatik album, with guest raps from Rasco and Bankai Fam member Skanks.


A Sense of Homecoming: 5 Albums that Inspired Rapper ZERO's Life and Career

Throughout the course of human history, our species has had a deeply entrenched love affair with the concept of music and- in particular- human musicality. Famous figures both past and present have expressed their admonishment with the art form, some citing music as “a moral law gives soul to the universe…” (Plato) or as “[a] refuge” (Maya Angelou). 1,029 more words