Features


Mobb Ties: “Kill Shit,” “Shook Ones, Pt. II,” And What It Means To Be Infamous

With my mom working 12-hour shifts virtually my whole life, the rare weekends she had off were strictly for rest. Left to my own devices, […]

Group 2 Created with Sketch. 11 Validations Group 3 Created with Sketch. 0 Invalidations

Me, Myself, And I: A Review Of Maxo Kream’s Debut Album, “Punken”

From Scarface to Chad Butler, Houston and the surrounding “Third Coast” have been home to some of the most influential names in hip-hop. Yet, despite this, […]

Group 2 Created with Sketch. 0 Validations Group 3 Created with Sketch. 0 Invalidations

The Little, Big Brother: The Production Of J. Cole’s “KOD” Is The Mediation Hip-Hop Needs

“We were rapping for the DJ. That’s why the DJ name always came first. Eric B. and Rakim, DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince… […]

Group 2 Created with Sketch. 1 Validations Group 3 Created with Sketch. 0 Invalidations

How Heroes Are Made: The Jigga Man, The Answer, And The Summer Of 2001

Prior to Marvel’s explosive 2018 movie, “Black Panther,” for the young Black Millennial (born in the mid to late 1990s), there were little live-action heroes […]

Group 2 Created with Sketch. 1 Validations Group 3 Created with Sketch. 0 Invalidations