‘The Chi’- Recap: A Riveting Tale in Redemption

The following post contains spoilers. If you have not watched this week's episode, please return after you have done so. In the second episode of The Chi, "Alee," we see the beginning of each character's evolution. Emmett, who at first was a careless manchild, is trying to figure out how to juggle work and a social … Continue reading ‘The Chi’- Recap: A Riveting Tale in Redemption

‘The Chi’ Pilot Recap: A Refreshing Take on the Circle of Life in Chicago (Spoiler-Free)

Jahking Guillory (Kicks, 2017), opens the series on a bicycle. In a coming of age story about boys from rough neighborhoods, a bicycle is necessary to remind the audience of the youthfulness and duality that society likes to forget black men can possess. This young man is Coogie, who acts as the intersection at which … Continue reading ‘The Chi’ Pilot Recap: A Refreshing Take on the Circle of Life in Chicago (Spoiler-Free)

YouTube Knows Exactly What We Need Right Now: Another Music Streaming Service

Are you tired of having to argue with your friends about whether Google Play is superior to Apple Music? Have you found yourself listening to your favorite classic Broadway soundtrack on Spotify and thought, "This would sound a lot better on a different streaming service?" Well, YouTube has got what you need! We could be … Continue reading YouTube Knows Exactly What We Need Right Now: Another Music Streaming Service

#SOTD: Homecoming by Kanye West in Honor of Graduation’s 10th B-Day

Kanye West has become quite the controversial character in hip hop ever since his debut in 2004. Taylor Swift's career depended on him, he's called out President Bush for not caring about black people and undoubtedly played a part in getting Monster-in-Chief elected as our 45th president. Hence, I think it's appropriate we celebrate Graduation … Continue reading #SOTD: Homecoming by Kanye West in Honor of Graduation’s 10th B-Day

Logic’s 1-800 Video Will Move You To Tears (Trigger Warning: Suicide and Homophobia)

Being black in America is tough enough these days. Putting all the discrimination and racism we face around the country aside, the tragic duality of that struggle is how hard it is to find a consistent support system in our own communities. Logic tells genius.com that while he was on tour last year, so many of … Continue reading Logic’s 1-800 Video Will Move You To Tears (Trigger Warning: Suicide and Homophobia)