Kendrick, The Writer

Being a great writer means, well, how the fuck should I know? I’m just so-so. But I THINK it means a lot of things. A lot of similar attributes are universally attached to all great writers, with one of them being vulnerability. Entertainingly vulnerable is a chore. A writer like Kendrick Lamar has the gift of letting us, the stranger; and us, his reader, into his space while keeping our attention. After he lets us in, the relationship matures. From song to song, he guides us through the innerworkings of…

Kendrick Lamar’s The Heart Part 5 Video Takeaways:

1.) Kendrick, like me, is an active member of the “N*ggas who can still keep a head full of a hair and a reasonable hairline intact well into their 30’s” Club. 2.) “There will never be a music video broken down more than Childish Gambino’s ‘This is America’” Black Twitter: Hold my Casamigos 3.) That quote, “I am. All of us.” kind of left me stomped. What is Kendrick telling us here? Not exactly sure. At first glance, it seems easy to decipher. But it’s that period after “am” that…

Jacob Rush’s legal Challenge to Graduate while wearing Locs Is Successful – Graduates May 21st

Black With No Chaser Fam Stand up! Thank you to all who signed the petition and turned up on Jacob’s behalf! Your participation played a significant role in galvanizing these efforts! Attorney Sue-Ann Robinson and Jacob Rush Il have been notified by Abeka Academy that Jacobwill be allowed to walk in his graduation ceremony on May 21, Following the changes made to their guidelines that nolonger bars students with locs or braids from participating in thegraduation ceremony. The former discriminatory guidelines for men stated:”natural-colored hair neatly combed and tapered and…

Black Honor Student Required to Cut Locks to Participate in High School Graduation

Jacob Rush is a Straight A student at Abeka Academy and he’s on track to graduate this year as a senior. As you can see in the above photo, Jacob has locks. His hair hasn’t been an issue for Jacob (at least outwardly) until now. Abeka Academy sent Jacob’s mother a letter stating that unless Jacob agreed to shorten/cut his hair he would be refused the opportunity to walk at graduation. The school seemed to eschew accountability by stating the requirement was that of the campus of Pensacola Christian College…

Big K.R.I.T. Conceptualizes The Idea Of Love On “Digital Roses Don’t Die” – Album Interpretation

Mississippi native Justin Scott p.k.a Big K.R.I.T. released his latest project Digital Roses Don’t Die last week on February 17, 2022.

The fifth full-length album in his discography sees K.R.I.T. tapping into some unexpected creative influences to produce an album that was step outside of what some may consider his usual box.

DRDD is a soulful album that is essentially a breakdown of what the experience of being in love is like from a vulnerable, realistic, and emotionally intelligent perspective with a hint of K.R.I.T.’s signature Southern platitudes and imagery.