#PopSnark 42: Retrograde Got Us F*cked Up

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It’s time for another #PopSnark, where we talk about everything from the low brow to the high brow as long as your eyebrows are on fleek. Clink clink clink claaaaaank. This might be the quickest turnaround ever to me putting out consecutive #PopSnarks. But all these planets in retrogrades got people and the universe doing […]

The Genius of Beyoncé Reshaping the Image of Black Motherhood

Beyonce Giselle Knowles Carter is damn genius. You don’t have to be a stan or a member of the hive to understand. But let us walk through some historical context so you can under and over stand what Matthew and Tina have blessed us with. That definitely includes Solange too…because in an era of the 21st century […]

To Celebrate the Regular Black Girl : Solange’s A Seat At The Table | Review

Solange’s new album is a wonderful tableaux of the simplicity, complexities, vulnerabilities and the intersections of Black women. An art piece, that sits not only in the hallway of good music but as we or they say is “sonically pleasing.” It enwraps you in an experience. A Seat At The Table is a story, were […]

Beyonce’s Feminism Can’t Be Trusted | On bell hooks

Whenever you pen a critique of Beyonce, whether it is in agreeance or opposition, we have somehow become obliged to noting that we, the critic, are not a member of the BeyHive. It’s irony that undersells why critiques of Beyoncé so often falter. Not because Beyoncé is without sin, but because so many try to […]

#Lemonade : The Cultural References & Critique

Beyonce’s Lemonade, was presented to us with so many layers. This is not only an album, but Beyonce is reworking how we consume albums. In an age, where albums are driven by the viability of their singles. When was the last time you consumed an album like this? On a Saturday night at 9pm, on premium cable? Mind you HBO, […]

Cultural References & Critique of Beyonce’s Formation

Beyonce came thru this weekend disrupting all our lives and our Facebook newsfeed. And I’m sitting here, still waiting for someone to answer, “what happened after n’walins?” Beyonce will forever be polarizing, simply because she is a Black woman who carefully controls her image and is the biggest pop star, if not celebrity of our […]

#SundaySounds – Texas Turn Up [Music from #BrownGirlsTravel vlog]

Cause *breath* you’re *breath* no *breath* angel *breath* either *breath* baby… Cause *breath* you’re *breath* no *breath* angel *breath* either *breath* baby… Cause *breath* you’re *breath* no *breath* angel *breath* either *breath* baby… Cause *breath* you’re *breath* no *breath* angel *breath* either *breath* baby… *beat drops* How many Beyonce remixes could I work into the […]