Artist · Culture · Discussion · Hip-Hop · Mental Health

Late Registration: Why we should stop being so quick to “cancel” people within our community. A look back at all of the positive things Mr. West did for the culture of Hip Hop..

Let me start off by saying, that yes, I know we all have better things to worry about other than Kanye West and his drama, but this article is for the lovers of culture and hip-hop, for individuals such as myself, who appreciate it all. We are all aware of the many ignorant, misinformed things,… Continue reading Late Registration: Why we should stop being so quick to “cancel” people within our community. A look back at all of the positive things Mr. West did for the culture of Hip Hop..

Black women · Culture · Hip-Hop

Drake’s, ‘Nice for What’: Celebrates Black women in front of and behind the camera, and we’re here for it..

Drake dropped his recent new single 'Nice for what' a few day's ago, and the internet went "crazy", as many people had a lot to say about the visual.  The video stars Issa Rae, Tiffany Haddish, Rashida Jones, Yara Shahidi, Zoe Saldana, Syd, Misty Copeland, Tracee Ellis Ross, Jourdan Dunn, and Letitia Wright. It is… Continue reading Drake’s, ‘Nice for What’: Celebrates Black women in front of and behind the camera, and we’re here for it..

Black women · Culture · Music · Women empowerment

Janelle Monáe and the power behind her new single ‘Django Jane’: A pro-Black women anthem…

Janelle Monáe is back (with music) after five years since releasing 'Electric Lady' in 2013, with her upcoming album 'Dirty Computer', set to release on April 27th. Django Jane, a single on her upcoming album, is a political statement, filled with lines of self-love and assurance, women empowerment, and a dope sense of wordplay. She… Continue reading Janelle Monáe and the power behind her new single ‘Django Jane’: A pro-Black women anthem…

Artist · Black man · Culture

Javier Sowell: The Narrative of Being a Black man in America..

Javier Sowell is a 22 year old artist, intellectual, athlete ,and more from Indy, Indiana.  I met Javier Sowell at Wilberforce University, where we both attend. We are in the same graduating class of (2019). There are a few hidden gems on Wilberforce University's campus, and Javier is one of those. I can say as… Continue reading Javier Sowell: The Narrative of Being a Black man in America..

Culture · Recap

A Recap of Lyric Lounge: Black Girl Magic Edition..

I have always been in search for an event such as 'Lyric Lounge' since becoming a student at Wilberforce University in August of 2015. With countless other events held at school where the music and vibes were something that I could personally never get into, and open mic events held by organization's on campus that… Continue reading A Recap of Lyric Lounge: Black Girl Magic Edition..

Artist · Culture · Hip-Hop

‘SICCO-THE EP’ Why you should listen to this EP and check out the artist SwitchUp Talon:

Talon Sowell who, as a rapper goes by "SwitchUp Talon is a 19 year old artist from Indiana, Indianapolis. Fall semester of my sophomore year, I remember seeing this new outgoing guy with locs and a distinctive style around campus. I than began seeing him perform spoken word at most of the open mic events… Continue reading ‘SICCO-THE EP’ Why you should listen to this EP and check out the artist SwitchUp Talon:

Artist · Culture · Hip-Hop

Caleborate ‘Real Person’: Why you should include this album on your playlist..

         Caleborate is a hip-hop artist from the Bay Area in California. Over winter break my dad put me on to his music, we were on our way to the mall and my dad casually said "check this out" . It was 4-willem, the hook was the first thing that caught my… Continue reading Caleborate ‘Real Person’: Why you should include this album on your playlist..