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Review of the Superbowl Performances

By Myleah Lofland On one of TV’s biggest nights for sports, performers also get their chance to shine in before and during the Super Bowl. This year’s performers were solid, but not explosive.

Kehlani Drops Her Debut Album SweetSexySavage

By Lexi Russell SweetSexySavage is R&B singer Kehlani’s third major project, after her mixtapes “Cloud 19” and “You Should Be Here,” however, it is her first official studio album. The 19 tracks on the album speak volumes to young people everywhere on topics about love, growing pains, and self-empowerment. Anticipation for the album was enlarged … Continue reading

Is this how people really see Black women? The Riri Williams story

By Simret Aklilu When Marvel Comics announced that its next character to continue the iron man legacy would be a Black, MIT engineering student named Riri Williams, the minority community was beyond elated. But when the much-anticipated comic book arrived, what followed was a wave of criticisms concerning the cover’s sexualized features attributed to young, … Continue reading

Drake’s Pusha T Diss Shakes the Hip- Hop World

By Lexi Russell For the celebration of Drake’s 30th birthday, he dropped a brand new show on OVOSound radio on Apple Music. He announced that he would be  releasing a mixtape closer to the holidays, but he gave his listeners a quick taste of what is to come. The 6God dropped three new songs entitled, … Continue reading

American Horror Story: Episode Review

By Shayla Stringfield As we get into the fourth and fifth episode of American Horror Story, we are now diving deep into the background of Roanoke. Not only do we find out the mystery behind “The Butcher” (played by Kathy Bates), but we also find the whereabouts of Lee’s daughter, Flora. In the beginning of episode 4, Shelby … Continue reading

Solange’s “A Seat at the Table” Sits at the Top of the Charts

By Lexi Russell ‘A Seat At The Table’ is not only a melodic masterpiece, but it invites Black people to celebrate and share their culture. It seems to be a conversation starter on every social media platform from Twitter to Tumblr. Each song has a different theme including being considered different for being black, getting … Continue reading

Kid Cudi declares “I deserve peace,” after checking into rehab

By Makayla Johnson Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi informed fans via Facebook on Oct. 4 that he is checking into rehab for depression and suicidal thoughts. The rapper, known for hits like “Day ‘n’ Nite” and “Pursuit of Happiness,” admitted he was “ashamed to be a leader and hero to so many while…living a lie.”

Hijab arriving to NYFW

By Chioma Ahaghotu Anniesa Hasibuan, an Indonesian fashion designer, made history by being the first person to feature a hijab in every look in her collection at New York Fashion Week.

Luke Cage Review: Marvel’s “Newest” Hero is a Bulletproof Black man in a Hoodie.

  This past Friday, September 30, Netflix released the series premiere of Marvels most timely and relevant character yet—A bulletproof Black Man in a hoodie. (Click Here for the  official Luke Cage trailer.) Luke Cage, also known as Power Man, was originally introduced to the Marvel universe in the early 70s and, unlike his Black superhero predecessors, … Continue reading

American Horror Story: Episode Review

By Shayla Stringfield As you might have noticed, the new season of American Horror Story has now been released, with its theme being “My Roanoke Nightmare.”  In case you did not know, Roanoke Island (now known as North Carolina), was a colony founded by English settlers in 1587. While the town was starting to flourish, the … Continue reading