Africans vs. African Americans: A Battle Against Black Love | article

Africans vs. African Americans: A Battle Against Black Love

Africans vs. African Americans: A Battle Against Black Love

Written by Love Nafi

Dashikis, afro puffs, shea butter, and melanin- being afro-centric is definitely in. “Being woke” is now the goal, a transcendence away from colorism and ignorance. Some of the biggest stars, including Beyonce and Drake have made anything “afro” the new cool.Continue reading

Africans vs. African Americans: A Battle Against Black Love | article

David Banner God Box

David Banner’s
The God Box
 

Written by Jason Terrell

I never looked to David Banner to have a political voice. I know he is very influential to early 2000 hip hop, which is the greatest era in music as far as I’m concerned. But in 2015, I began to see him as a pundit with a strong message about rebuilding and restoring a sense of self-worth within Black people, messages that I didn’t hear in “Like a Pimp” which was my song of choice in middle school.

My first re-introduction to Banner was at a community town hall in Atlanta where Banner mentioned that he was releasing an album called The God Box. He proclaimed that it would be a mirror reflecting adverse conditions between Black and White America.Continue reading

Africans vs. African Americans: A Battle Against Black Love | article

Logic EVERYBODY

Is Logic for EVERYBODY?

Written by Jen Alfaro

Humility, vulnerability, and honesty. Logic’s third studio album, “Everybody”, speaks to a general audience, touching upon problems that humanity faces whether that be due to race, religion, sexual orientation, or gender. To tell an authentic story of the struggles people encounter every day, such as discrimination and racism, Logic takes the audience to a journey through different perspectives.
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Africans vs. African Americans: A Battle Against Black Love | article

Kendrick Lamar DAMN.

Soundtrack to Life
Jason Terrell

I’ve followed Kendrick since 2011. Admittedly, I didn’t really like him at first, I was more of an Ab-Soul fan and listened to Long-Term mentality constantly. I could of swore by Soul and thought his project was the best thing since Food & Liquor- just my thoughts.

I will always be a huge TDE fan because I have grown spiritually and emotionally with their content. But out of all the artist on the label, Kendrick is the artist I grew with the most. It’s pretty amazing honestly. As I reflect on my musical relationship with Kendrick, I realized he paints chapters of my life through storytelling.Continue reading