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The Buzz About ‘Lemonade’

Before it came out on Tidal and iTunes, before HBO gave it an online slot, and even before it was announced, it was destined to be the next big thing, and we all knew it. It is the album “Lemonade,” and it is incredible. I say this not only as[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
SOBOWALE: It Is Time To Get ‘In-Formation’

SOBOWALE: It Is Time To Get ‘In-Formation’

This week the lovely Beyoncé Knowles, the queen of pop and, arguably, everything else, appeared on the cover of the May 2016 issue of Elle magazine. Her latest album is still nowhere to be found, but she came out of her recent shroud of mystery to give Elle an exclusive[Read More…]

by April 12, 2016 3 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
SOBOWALE: But First, Let Me take A Selfie

SOBOWALE: But First, Let Me take A Selfie

Kim Kardashian has been breaking the Internet since day one. Her first foray into viral media, the 2007 sex tape with then-boyfriend Ray J, has never quite been forgotten, but as of late another media storm has overshadowed it. Recently, Kardashian tweeted a picture of herself in a bathroom. She[Read More…]

by April 1, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Sony: Don’t Let Kesha’s Career Die Young

For the past week, and for the first time in years, pop singer Kesha, best known for hit singles such as “Tik Tok” and “Die Young,” has been plastered across every form of social media I have visited. Not in the way I would have imagined, though, doused in glitter[Read More…]

by February 26, 2016 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
A Bold Beat Forward

A Bold Beat Forward

On Jan. 6, 2016, Nicki Minaj won Favorite Hip-Hop Artist at the People’s Choice Awards. On Jan. 7, while double-tapping the picture she posted on Instagram to announce that win, I saw a poorly-worded comment that offended my sensibilities as both a feminist and as someone who likes comprehensible sentences.[Read More…]

SOBOWALE: When The Rock’s in a Hard Place

SOBOWALE: When The Rock’s in a Hard Place

Some may say he’s a musclebound meathead. Others may say he’s a terrible actor and that “Fast and Furious” is objectively not a good movie franchise – which, while we’re all entitled to our own opinions, is just not true. Whatever you may think, there are a few things that[Read More…]

by January 22, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top