BLUEFACE, THOTIANA, AND HOW MEMES ALTER REALITY

I've never wanted to be that wrinkly, bitter ass old lady shaking her fist at the youngins for making too much noise. But, listening to Blueface for the first time made me feel like being that old ass lady is in my near future. It started off with a tweet that I saw on my timeline. @bluefacebleedem’s “Thotiana” is the number one song in the country ♿️♿️♿️...

We’ll Love You Forever Mac Miller (1992 – 2018)

When I heard of Mac Miller's passing, I definitely didn't think it was real. It was the first thing I saw when I went to my Instagram app the day of, and it completely shocked me to see this news on The Shade Room. Losing him is kind of like losing someone that you went to school with. You have a memory of them in your head that's so clear and vibrant and it's heartbreaking to know that you'll...

Happy #BeyDay Beautiful Humans

Like every other warm-blooded millennial black woman, I too absolutely love Beyonce. Today wasn't just a day where millions of kids went back to school, it also is Beyonce's 36th birthday. She (and a lot of other women) taught me that there's no one definition of being a woman. Over the years, I've had many different people in my life trying to convince me what a woman was and what I should...

EVERYTHING IS LOVE – THE CARTERS

As if you haven't got slapped in the face with this link at least three hundred and twenty-seven thousand times before you drunkenly stumbled onto this post. But yeah, if you (for some reason) don't know where you can listen to the surprise Beyonce & Jay Z album Everything is Love, then you can go and stream that joint up above. I swear, I had a whole elongated schedule before I realized...

SZA’S VIDEO FOR GARDEN, TUMBLR AESTHETIC, AND HOW IT’S ALL CONNECTED

After being a witness to the controversial, yet stellar video that sparked the internet on fire, Childish Gambino's This is America, I knew I wasn't the only one who noticed the one and only kinky hair killa, SZA, at the end of the video. My first thought was that it probably didn't mean anything. You know, it's not out of the blue to see cool black people hanging out in the same place. But my...