A CHRISTMAS STORY: REST IN PEACE, CAPITAL STEEZ
DJANGO UNCHAINED: 5 REASONS FOR, 5 REASONS AGAINST
“Babies. He killed babies.” That was the text message that blasted its terror from my iPhone into the sudden numbness of my mind when I first learned of the terrible mass shooting at that Connecticut elementary school. Babies, as young as kindergarteners, murdered, just because they were there. Nearly 30 dead in total, 20 of… Read more »
KATT ON A HOT-TIN ROOF: AN OPEN LETTER TO THOSE WHO LOVE MR. WILLIAMS
Our satirical and funny friend, Andre Leroy Davis, was back at it again in 2012 with “The Last Word”, his unique brand of cartoonish commentary on current events and politics. In the multi-billion dollar world of celebrity endorsements…all “gwop” ain’t good “gwop.” Just ask the reigning Queen of Hip-Hop Soul. We’ve loved Mary J. Blige… Read more »
Our satirical and funny friend, Andre Leroy Davis, was back at it again in 2012 with “The Last Word”, his unique brand of cartoonish commentary on current events and politics. He was a hero among Hip-Hop giants, with an infectious smile that we never imagined would fade. But, in August 2012, Chris Lighty’s peers mourned… Read more »
I AM MANNY PACQUIAO! ARE YOU?
ILLSEED: THE BEST MANNY MEMES!
Our satirical and funny friend, Andre Leroy Davis, was back at it again in 2012 with “The Last Word”, his unique brand of cartoonish commentary on current events and politics. 2012 saw the resurgence of “beef” in a major way in Hip-Hop. The drama even spilled over onto R&B singers, as two of the biggest… Read more »
Our satirical and funny friend, Andre Leroy Davis, was back at it again in 2012 with “The Last Word”, his unique brand of cartoonish commentary on current events and politics. Politics can be a petty, nasty business, and in 2012, we saw the worst mudslinging, self-interests we’ve seen in years. The “SuperPACs” (Super Political Action… Read more »
BATTLE OF THE BRANDS: MYSPACE (AND OLD SCHOOL RAPPERS) GETS A BAD RAP
THE LAST WORD 2012: A HOODIE AND SKITTLES MAY COST YOUR LIFE
Our satirical and funny friend, Andre Leroy Davis, was back at it again in 2012 with “The Last Word”, his unique brand of cartoonish commentary on current events and politics. In one of the top stories of the year, iconic rapper/entrepreneur Jay-Z and his equally major singing wife, Beyonce, welcomed baby Blue Ivy Carter into… Read more »
ABSOLUTE REASON: 2012, THE RISE OF STRIP-HOP
DEAD? WRONG!: WHY NEW YORK HIP-HOP HAS NEVER DIED
“C’MON, WAKE UP, HAVE SOME UNDERSTANDING”: THOUGHTS ON A RULER
THE GRAFFITI WRITIN’ ON THE WALL: IS HIP-HOP’S TIME UP?
AHH’S 2012 YEAR END IS HERE, AND ILLSEED’S PERSON OF THE YEAR IS…WHO?!?
ILLSEED: WHY I’M GLAD LIL WAYNE IS RETIRING
BLACK JESUS: DID THE GAME GHETTO-RIZE THE GOSPEL?
ABSOLUTE REASON: ALL TURKEYS ASIDE, I’M GIVING MY HIP-HOP THANKS…
THE VISUAL DEATH OF A SUPERSTAR
SAIGON SAID KNOCK YOU OUT: NECESSARY OR UNNECESSARY ROUGHNESS?
THE RAP, ROCK & RAPE OF BLACK WOMEN: MUSIC, MYSOGYNY, OR MYTH?
DETROIT’S DAUGHTER: REMEMBERING “8 MILE” TEN YEARS LATER
CHECK OUT 20 EPIC PICS CELEBRATING OBAMA’S WIN!
THE ALLHIPHOP ENDORSEMENT FOR BARACK OBAMA
Our satirical and funny friend, Andre Leroy Davis, is back at it again with “The Last Word,” his unique brand of cartoonish commentary on current events and politics. Just one day before the 2012 Election draws to a close (and our next president is elected! #TeamObama over here!), Davis sent over a few funnies. First,… Read more »
MYTH BUSTAS: HIP-HOP HISTORY OR HYPE?
ELECTION OPINION: WHY MITT ROMNEY DESERVES YOUR VOTE
REMEMBER: JAM MASTER JAY
THE WALKIN’ DEAD: TRICKIN’, TREATIN’ AND TRAPPIN’
ELECTION 2012: GO HARD OR GO HOME!
THE ILLSEED ENDORSEMENT: THE FRIVOLOUS REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD VOTE FOR PRESIDENT OBAMA!
ABSOLUTE REASON: WHAT ARE YOU WAITING ON?
This Election campaign season is extremely scary. The attacks and destruction of facts are becoming your worst nightmare, a Political Halloween from Hell. Civil liberties, civil rights and freedoms of choice are being threatened right now like it was a “way-back” machine to 1954. The Romney camp tells outrageous lies about the work of President Barack Obama,… Read more »
20 THINGS THE ‘HOOD EXPECTS OF PRESIDENT OBAMA
BAR FIGHT: WILL MAINSTREAM HIP-HOP SURVIVE ITS RETURN TO THE BATTLE RING?
A HIP-HOP HOUSE DIVIDED: WHAT HAPPENED TO U.N.I.T.Y.?
ABSOLUTE REASON: PASS THE “ROC” ALREADY!!
CHUCK CREEKMUR PENS A LETTER TO THE ICONIC DENZEL WASHINGTON
We live in a quick moving world. We watch others live the fast life, and we often desire the same. But as the saying goes, ‘easy come, easy go.’ While it’s not just society’s fault, and while we see people make millions and acquire the lifestyles that accompany it, each one of these elements, plus… Read more »
CAUTION. KIDS AT PLAY: HAVE WE OUTGROWN HIP-HOP?
ABSOLUTE REASON: LEAVE 50 CENT ALONE…
THE GREAT RAP DEBATE: CAN REAL HIP-HOP STILL MOVE THE CROWD?
We’re all looking for our greatest selves. People will tell you not to look for love, and love will find you. Love appears to be occupied with Twitter these days, because many of us are stuck with planning our escapes from hollowed relationships. When the point of no return is reached, some of us are… Read more »
FREEWAY RICK ROSS WEIGHS IN ON THE VIOLENCE AT THE BET AWARDS AND BEYOND
BREAKIN’ 2 CHAINZ: WHY DO SMART RAPPERS MAKE DUMB RAPS?
MINISTER FARRAKHAN IS TAKING IT TO THE STREETS AND THE TWEETS!
U MAD?: WHAT HAPPENED TO THE ANGRY BLACK MAN?
ABSOLUTE REASON: WHAT DO YOU WANT WITH MY GIRLFRIEND???
HOMECOMING OR HOMECOONIN’: CAN HBCUs SAVE HIP-HOP?
R.I.P. TUPAC SHAKUR: HEAVEN HAS A GHETTO
CON OR CONSPIRACY: ARE THEY REALLY OUT TO GET US?
Originally published at TheGrio.com. In the span of two weeks Chicago-based rapper Chief Keef has been demonized by a variety of media publications. They have attacked the content in his music, his negative image and even his young mother (she’s 32) for being what some have called an irresponsible parent for condoning her son’s erratic… Read more »
DNC BLOG: A HISTORIC NIGHT FOR THE COUNTRY’S FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT
DID BILL CLINTON CONNECT WITH YOU?
OPINION: IN THIS ELECTION, THERE ARE NO RETURNS
BLOG: MICHELLE OBAMA ROCKS!