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The Gospel of Slim Jesus: Drill Music, Appropriation, and Authenticity

Written By: Kev Morris Let me start off by saying this, Slim Jesus this isn’t your fault. You aren’t to blame for the mass appropriation of a genre of music that has penetrated middle America. I’m not quite sure of your background, you may have grown up in some unfavorable circumstances seeing how you are from Ohio and there are …

Food 4 Thought: Situationships

By: C. Nash 4 the People Dysfunctional marriages that manage to last for 30, 40, or 50 years and even longer seem to be an American tradition that is almost extinct in practice. The 80s and 90s introduced the commercialization of mainstream divorce to the masses and things haven’t been the same within our family structures since. The dating scene …

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“Straight Outta Compton” A Film Review by the Hub Radio

“Straight Outta Compton” A Film Review by the Hub Radio By C. Nash 4 that People The story of N.W.A. was never really supposed to go mainstream and become a phenomena. Gangsta Rap in itself was supposed to fade out as well. Instead, we have been living in the aftermath of waves made by Eazy-E, Dr. Dre, and Ice Cube …

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Racially Baiting N.W.A.

Written by: Darbrielle Thomas The opening night is upon us for the highly anticipated re-telling of popular 80s and 90s rap group N.W.A., Straight Outta Compton, that depicts the lives of rappers Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Eazy-E, DJ Yella, and MC Ren and how the group came to be. As it appears, the premiere of this movie should be a joyous …

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No Contest

Written by: Darbrielle Thomas After weeks of the lyrical whipping Toronto rapper Drake has given Meek Mill, with records such as “Charged Up” and the very telling “Back to Back”, the Philadelphia-raised MC decided conveniently- after he only released one response to Drakes onslaught of insults (including but definitely not limited to insinuating in diss track “Back to Back” that …

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50’s a Crowd

Written by: Darbrielle Thomas Once actor, director, and family man Bill Cosby has had 3 more women come forward this week with accusations of being sexually molested by Cosby Show star. 3 women have added themselves to the already growing list bringing the grand total to be 50. Seeing this number and understanding it in the media is 2 very …

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Shawty Snappin’

Written by: Darbrielle Thomas Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest. All of these social media outlets listed and there is one in the lead of them all. The media app in question is called Snapchat. Snapchat is a phone only (for now) mobile application that encourages the act of “storytelling” as the member is given 10 seconds to record a video …

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Make Us Up

Written by: Eboni Ball It is no secret that mainstream media has been been a sore spot when it came to the perpetuation of African Americans. The idea of “European” beauty was a constant ideal which was inevitably shoved down our throats (esp black women) and always seeming to be out of reach. The long hair, the beautifully painted eyes, …

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Seven Ways to Pick Up Women in Bars

Written by: Darbrielle Thomas How to pick up a girl in a bar? Don’t. Seriously. But if you are unable to listen to sound advice, from an actual woman, then here are seven ways you can attempt to pick up chicks at the local pub of your choosing! 1. Buy her and her squad drinks. Look, you cannot be more …

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I Hate That I Love Football Season!

Written by: Z. Tali That glorious time of the year is almost upon us again. The leaves will begin to change colors, school will be back in session, and the temperature drops from Hell to a calm cool breeze. That’s right, Football is back!! The anticipation of beers, wings, and Merica fill the air and I can’t wait to get …