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Op-Ed: Lil Nas X is Making Black History

* Photography in featured image by Camila Falquez Black History Month was established to honor the achievements Black people have made in the past. These achievements helped shape today for the better. While it’s absolutely necessary to celebrate these Black people and educate those who are unaware of them and their achievements, Black History Month also looks to the future […]

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A Look Into the Cultural Impact of Drake So Far

Aubrey “Drake” Graham. Some people love him and some just think he’s overrated. Regardless, it’s near impossible to deny how much he impacts modern pop culture, whether it be through dumb memes, acronyms, social media trends, or even challenging masculinity tropes. Drake is truly something else. While I am a fan of his music, this article isn’t to praise him. […]

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GOC Monthly Jams

Hey music geeks, we’re back again with our second installment of monthly jams.  We’ve been listening to a lot of great throwbacks, and many super hot new releases this month.  We hope you like what we’ve been jamming to! May Jams Leon Bridges We were so excited when R&B and Soul singer/songwriter Leon Bridges released his second album Good Things this year.  […]

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This year, the Grammy Awards have nominated many talented and deserving artists, across all music genres. The nominees in each of the five Rap categories, along with the artists that Geeks of Color predicts will claim each award, are listed below. Do you agree with our choices? Share your thoughts with us in the comments! Best Rap Performance: “Bounce Back” […]

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#SOTD: Tyler, the Creator-‘911/Mr. Lonely’

The Odd Future clan has done surprisingly well at avoiding falling victim to the idea that black men aren’t allowed to express their emotions. So, I was not all surprised when Tyler’s lyrics of his most recent album Flower Boy suggested that he’s been struggling with his sexual identity and that he might not even be straight. Check out “911/Mr. Lonely” […]

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#SOTD: Cardi B- ‘Bodak Yellow’

If you have access to read this post, you’ve probably heard Cardi B’s most recent single “Bodak Yellow.” You can find it on Apple Music, Spotify, and Soundcloud. Twitter has declared it the song of the summer. A tangent remix of Kodak Black’s “No Flockin,” the hit single has risen to #4 on Apple Music charts and still has the […]

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Examination of Swae Lee’s Best Features

Rae Sremmurd’s Swae Lee has been putting all kinds of work in the music industry. He has writing credits for Beyoncé under his belt and is on track to becoming a hip hop legend. Alongside his brother Slim Jimmi, they are making a name for themselves in the music business as well as the fashion business, where they’ll be launching […]

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‘Unsolved’ Finds its Tupac, Biggie

USA didn’t have to look far to cast Tupac Shakur for its upcoming drama Unsolved: The Murders of Biggie and Tupac. The latest true crime story to come to television is based on the book Murder Rap: The Untold Stories of the Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls Murder Investigations by the Detective who Solved Both Cases. Marcc Rose (pictured above […]