Mind-Fucked: Rap, Rape and the Mental Collapse of Women

  “Fuckin’ hoes since I was ten/Puttin in, pullin out and then I do it again/bitches touching me like I’m Case, make ’em feel so good like Mase and 3 days later, I’m talkin shit to their face…”   –from the rap “One Life to Live” written by Sasha (13 yrs old)   It’s no Read the full article…

Rap & Rape Culture: Rick Ross

So, over a month ago to date, I was trolling my Twitter timeline and came across an update by @Hollywoodheat that contained a link to the latest(at that time) release by Rocco featuring Rick Ross entitled”U.O.E.N.O.”. As I am always, more than not, known to give any song a shot, I played the hypnotic bass Read the full article…

My Love/Hate Relationship With Twitter

It’s official—I hate Twitter again.   For quite some time I’ve had a love-hate relationship with Twitter, manic tweeting one minute, closing my account the next. I’ve been trying to figure out why I hate Twitter since early 2012. I think I may have finally figured it out: Groupthink. While I cannot say Erykah Badu Read the full article…

The Hoe Killer

As I’ve stated elsewhere, or somewhere on the interweb, the more I hear, read, or find women using the term “bitch” the more I feel the need to either regulate my usage of the term “nigga”, or to remove it completely out of my verbal circulation. Although many of the posts on this site can Read the full article…

Aaron McGruder’s Tyler Perry: Just Another Gay Joke From The Emasculated Black Man?

So, I stayed up and watched Boondocks last night, and I must say Aaron McGruder is trying to turn this season around something fierce. In the episode entitled,”Pause”, the show begins with the boys and Granddad watching a play. The play shows a man dressed like Tyler Perry’s Madea character walking on stage while a Read the full article…

Drake and Some Hookers: What Is Authentic Art?

Hey, what’s up everybody reading this. Um, had a lengthy discussion with a child hood friend recently about male roles. Now, one thing that I often demonstrate is that we construct this patterns or paradigms of behavior based on what successfully places us in a position of power or success. I was watching this interview Read the full article…

Erykah Badu’s Window Seat: All The Groupthinkers Get Down On The Floor…

The voice that is heard is often the opinion that gets voiced the most afterwards…   “Can I get a window seat…don’t want nobody next to me…I just want a chance to fly…a chance to cry…” – Erykah Badu, “Window Seat”(2010)   So, I’ve been on a twitter Hiatus, and I’ve noticed that I’ve been Read the full article…