Desire Thompson

Desi is a writer who just wants you to love The Bronx as much as you love your aux cord DJ.

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The Real White Boy Rick Shares Thoughts On Star-Studded Biopic

Richard Wershe, Jr. is more concerned about his freedom than Hollywood's interpretation of his colorful life.

Music News

Zhané Samples & Gospel Inspirations: Five Things To Know About Childish Gambino’s New Songs

The tracks give us a peek into Gambino's final musical offering.


Iggy Azalea Critiques Eminem’s ‘Kamikaze’ Disses

The "Kream" rapper isn't impressed by the Rap God's bars.

New Releases

Tori Kelly Drops R&B-Gospel Blended LP ‘Hiding Place’, Executively Produced By Kirk Franklin

Kelly returns to her roots with a little help from Kirk Franklin, Lecrae, The HamilTones and the big man himself.


ONE MusicFest 2018: T.I., Monica And George Clinton Shut Down Day Two

Atlanta's best made this year's festival one to remember.


H.E.R., Big Sean And Nas Bring The Heat On Day 1 Of One MusicFest

Teedra Moses, Jessie Reyez and Big K.R.I.T. also came through with astounding performances.

Live Reviews

Joey Purp Gives New York A Taste of ‘QUARTERTHING’ At Album Listening Party

"QUARTERTHING” is about life,” Purp said on the concept of his new project.


ONE MusicFest’s Founder J. Carter On Expanding Festival And Atlanta’s Lasting Power In Music

OneMusicFest is doing more to bring black culture to music festivals.


AfroPunk EIC Announces Resignation, Raises Accusations Of Gaslighting And Underpaid Staff

Lou Constant-Desportes called out the company's leadership practices and employee mistreatment on Wednesday (Sept. 5).


Charges Dropped After Police Accuse Unarmed Man Of Shooting Officer

Investigators are looking into claims that Yuseff Hamadeh turned off his body camera at the time of the Aug. 7 incident. 


Beyonce And JAY-Z’s 15 Collaborations, Ranked

"Crazy in Love" isn't number one.


Terry Crews Defends Geoffery Owens After Viral Trader Joe’s Photo

Solidarity has been the overall reaction to the story of Geoffery Owens, the former Cosby Show actor whose personal wealth became the topic of conversation over the…


Pastor Accused Of Groping Ariana Grande Issues An Apology

"It would never be my intention to touch any woman's breast," Bishop Charles H Ellis said.

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