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‘Wendell & Wild’ Is A Frustrating, Noble Effort By Henry Selick And Jordan Peele

Wendell & Wild, Henry Selick's first film since 2009, premiered at this year's Toronto International Film Festival. It'll be available… Read More

September 27, 2022

The Dangers Of Artists Not Controlling Their Stans

Experts discuss how artists have the power to intervene in dangerous or overzealous behaviors by their most devout fans, known… Read More

September 16, 2022

An AI Expert On How FN Meka Is Just the Beginning of AI Rappers

AI expert Charles L. Isbell, Jr. spoke with us about the ethics behind FN Meka, and how AI rappers —… Read More

September 8, 2022

A Night at Brooklyn Museum With Black Fashion Fair

Black Fashion Fair's first Museum World Tour in Brooklyn was a joy-filled occasion, we speak with Black Fashion Fair about… Read More

August 29, 2022

How ‘Boondocks’ Producer Carl Jones Turned Megan Thee Stallion Into An Anime Badass For ‘Traumazine’

Okayplayer spoke with Jones about creating the Traumazine visualizers, Megan Thee Stallion being an anime stan, The Boondocks’ relevance in… Read More

August 22, 2022

Young Thug Reportedly Faces New Charges In YSL RICO Case

After being denied bond in June, Young Thug faces a slew of new charges including two criminal street gang activity-related… Read More

August 10, 2022

The Need For Black Sign Language Interpreters In Hip-Hop

Black sign language interpreters are fighting for visibility in hip-hop both on and offline. Before he worked with Chance the… Read More

July 21, 2022

Laz Alonso Explains Why Mother’s Milk Wears Hip-Hop Tees In ‘The Boys’

What began as an accident has since become an integral part of Mother's Milk character in The Boys TV series. There's many… Read More

July 13, 2022

How ‘The Boys’ Uses Satire to Tackle Black Issues

The Boys understands satire as a tool to hold a mirror up to society, especially as it pertains to Black… Read More

July 8, 2022

What Is A Black TikTok Influencer Worth?

Black TikTok influencers don't earn nearly as much as their white counterparts, one of many problems they face in the… Read More

June 29, 2022

Elvis’ Complicated Relationship To Hip-Hop

Revisiting how Elvis became shorthand for square white taste by rappers in the '80s and '90s amid the release of the Elvis biopic.… Read More

June 27, 2022

Roe v. Wade Has Been Overturned — And Black Women Will Be Most Impacted

While Black women may not unanimously agree about the legality or morality of abortion, the fact remains that they will… Read More

June 24, 2022

Drake — The Great Singles Artist — Finally Makes A Great Album With ‘Honestly, Nevermind’

Your typical Drake album isn't a meticulous body of work. Honestly, Nevermind is different. When Certified Lover Boy dropped last… Read More

June 22, 2022

Black Queer Artists Deserve To Be Awarded In Spaces That Claim To Be For Them

When it comes to the BET Awards, nominations for Black queer artists — especially out queer men —  have been… Read More

June 21, 2022

Young Thug Denied Bond in YSL RICO Case Following Day-Long Hearing

During a hearing on Thursday, Young Thug was denied bond. He is facing racketeering and gang-related charges. Young Thug was… Read More

June 2, 2022

‘Atlanta’s’ Problem With Writing Black Women Characters

Despite its hard-hitting commentary on racial issues in season three, Atlanta continues to come up short in its depictions of… Read More

May 31, 2022