Dedicated to my Mama y Papa and to all parent’s who love their children unconditionally. And to the victims of El Salvador’s civil war, of course. When I was born, I was born in El Salvador. My country was torn by the unrest of civil war and the malicious murder of God’s servant, Oscar Romero y Galdamez. … More Too Much Foreskin. A Short Story Dedicated To My Mother.
“See I’m living with anxiety/ ducking that sobriety” – Kendrick Lamar, “untitled 05 | 09.21.14.” Everytime I quit drinking, Kendrick Lamar drops a new album. I know what you’re thinking: that mutha fucka must’ve dropped 100 albums then! Funny. But after my big slips, K. Dot always comes to my rescue with some rehab music: hiiipower. No … More No Title For This Music Review
“Father, this prayer is for everyone that feels they’re not good enough. This prayer’s for everybody that feels like they’re too messed up. For everyone that feels they’ve said “I’m sorry” too many times. You can never go too far when you can’t come back home again” -Kirk Franklin I’ve been in a … More The Life of Yeezy: A Review
Perhaps this isn’t the most positive album to have on rotation, especially after a pretty harsh relapse and leaving a detox center; but despite it’s theme of hopeless morbidity and deafening darkness, there is light and inspiration to be found in Earl Sweatshirt’s growth as an artist…even more so when you take into account his … More The Renaissance of Earl Sweatshirt: A Review.
Rachel Dolezal (The Blackest woman alive according to Whoopi Goldberg) has accidentally stumbled on a frequently overlooked truth. To recap; Rachel’s convincing “biracial-face” gave her access to a high ranking NAACP post, and unlimited N-word privileges. Surprisingly, I have sympathy for her; because she is likely fairly mentally ill (Or has fooled us again). But I still find her … More HIP HOP’S TOP FIVE DOLEZALS
“Shut-up you Black-bitch!”, was once yelled at me by a stranger in 2005. We were arguing at a club because she thought my friend stole her drink…. She was wrong! But in her defence, she was drunk and an idiot. I foolishly demanded justice in the form of an apology, but this actual thirsty bitch … More AN ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE DEFENCE OF AZEALIA BANKS
The times we’re living in are nothing short of disturbing. Police officers killing unarmed Black men in North America is unfortunately still an epidemic in 2015. Specifically, there seems to be a government sanctioned genocide of Black men happening in Ferguson and South Chicago; yet a picture of Kim Kardashian’s champagne covered ass is what captures our … More The Importance of Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp A Butterfly” to Hip-Hop and The New Civil-Right’s Movement: A Review.