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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Alex Jones Accuses Childish Gambino Of Performing Voodoo In “This Is America” Video

Jones claims Democrats are force feeding Gambino's new music.

Lists

Decoding Childish Gambino’s Stunning “This Is America” Visual

Gambino's return to music also comes with poignant messages about our culture.

Features

‘Atlanta’s’ Music Supervisors Aren’t Breaking Records, They’re Educating The Youth

Series music supervisor Jen Malone and music consultant Fam Udeorji are teaching young creatives the power of their music.

Opinion

In Memoriam: The Old Kanye Omari West

We've gotten to know the artist for who he really is, or in that matter, who he's always been.

News

Kanye West Attempts To Clarify Comments About Slavery

He then compared himself to Nat Turner and Harriet Tubman.

News

Childish Gambino And Wolf + Rothstein Land Publishing Deal With Kobalt Music

The deal includes a wave of creative support for Gambino's future tunes and his artists under the Wolf + Rothstein collective.

Features

The Philosophy Of Ho99o9, The Duo Making Waves In Experimental Rap

Eaddy and theOGM come in peace, rhymes and raw black man metal magic.

Viva

Hennessy Carolina Talks ‘Champs vs. Stars,’ Creating DIY Heels At 10 & Her Passion For Fashion

The bubbly sister of Cardi B is making a splash on TV and then some.

Opinion

James Shaw Jr. Is An American Hero, Whether He Wants To Claim It Or Not

To put heroic pressures on a man–a black man at that–is more than what it seems.

News

Oblivious Person Calls 911 On ‘Suspicious’ Black Cop & Other #LivingWhileBlack Stories

The hashtag, started by Black Aziz, reveals cringeworthy racial incidents happening all over the country.

Music

Mission Accomplished: J.Cole Doesn’t Let Nas Down With ‘KOD’

The rap legend gave Cole's surprise album a stamp of approval.

Lists

Highlighting Avicii’s Best Hip-Hop & R&B Collaborations

The beloved DJ had a special relationship with the hip-hop world.

Lists

Things You Should Know About J. Cole’s ‘KOD’ Album

From tracklists to features and underlying meanings, we've got the scoop on what you need to know.

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