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Rappers Are Rejecting Code-Switching

“Can’t switch up my code / Morale be too low” —JPEGMAFIA, “Puff Daddy” To be Black in America is to hide in plain sight. Centuries worth of racism and oppression created pressure to conform to the norm; to shave or straighten hair, to speak “properly” so as to be welcomed by society. This …

10 Rappers Most Likely to Win an EGOT, Ranked

It’s awards season, and that means one thing: it’s time to talk EGOTs. Winning at least one Emmy, GRAMMY, Oscar, and Tony award has long been seen as the pinnacle of the entertainment business. In 2018, hip-hop affiliate John Legend became the 15th EGOT winner in history when he took home an Emmy …

I Cannot Separate the Art From the Artist When the Artist Is a Vegan

“Separating the art from the artist” is a nonstop debate. Can we enjoy someone’s art if we know they are (or were) evil in real life? Can we hate Mel Gibson for being an anti-Semite but still enjoy his anti-Semitic film The Passion of the Christ? Even though Kevin Spacey was a grown man who …