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SHExists: Street Harassment Exists

SHExists: Street Harassment Exists

Imagine this scenario, you’re walking down your block and two cops start yelling, “Hey you!” from across the street. You take a second to look, but ignore it because they probably weren’t addressing you and continue on your way until they approach you. “Where are you going tonight? What are you doing?,” they ask with [...]

October 30, 2014 KBB Staff Pulpit, The Cuffington Post 0

#STAYWOKE PSA: The “Friend Zone” Doesn’t Actually Exist…

#STAYWOKE PSA: The “Friend Zone” Doesn’t Actually Exist…

Few things make me more frustrated with humanity in general like misinformation does. When people don’t understand something but profess to be experts in a particular field it’s extremely dangerous because they proceed to spread erroneous information in the guise of facts like a virus. Said virus spreads via social media in real time and [...]

October 29, 2014 Dart Adams Stay Woke, The Cuffington Post 0

Big K.R.I.T. talks getting production relief on Cadillactica, classical influences

Big K.R.I.T. talks getting production relief on Cadillactica, classical influences

#KillerCrew caught up with Big K.R.I.T. during his in-store at Laced to get a preview of his new album Cadillactica. He spoke with us about handing over the production reins on his new album, his desire to work on music outside of the Hip Hop world, infusing politics into his music and how playing the [...]

October 28, 2014 G. Valentino Ball Interviews, KBB EXCLUSIVE 0

DON’T SLEEP: “Dear White People” [SPOILER FREE FILM REVIEW]

DON’T SLEEP: “Dear White People” [SPOILER FREE FILM REVIEW]

I’m sure if you’re a reader of KillerBoomBox you’ll know we’ve been supporting Justin Simien’s film “Dear White People” from the moment we first heard about it as it hit the Sundance Film Festival back in January. We’ve featured the trailers, announced the release date and have written about it several times. I not only [...]

October 26, 2014 Dart Adams KBB EXCLUSIVE, Reviews, Screen 0

DON’T SLEEP: Brian Coleman’s “Check The Technique 2: More Liner Notes For Hip-Hop Junkies” [BOOK REVIEW]

DON’T SLEEP: Brian Coleman’s “Check The Technique 2: More Liner Notes For Hip-Hop Junkies” [BOOK REVIEW]

  Brian Coleman is the author of several of the most important Hip Hop related tomes of the past decade, including “Rakim Told Me” and “Check The Technique”. This time he sets out to create what is by far his most ambitious project yet, “Check The Technique 2″. This monster of a book is 544 [...]

October 23, 2014 Dart Adams KBB EXCLUSIVE, Pages, Reviews 0

#CheyGotKicks: 5 Reasons I Already Love the Pharrell x Adidas #SuperColor Collab

#CheyGotKicks: 5 Reasons I Already Love the Pharrell x Adidas #SuperColor Collab

Adidas is on fire lately with their new partnerships. Just at the end of last year they brought on Kanye West. Earlier this year, they signed Pharrell onto their team to help with design. Everybody knew how great of a decision this was for the company as Pharrell is an important tastemaker to influence pop [...]

October 23, 2014 Cheyauna Potter Chey Got Kicks 0

PartyNextDoor Leaves A Lot To Be Desired….In A Good Way

PartyNextDoor Leaves A Lot To Be Desired….In A Good Way

Selling out your first headlining tour in 7 hours is impressive but not surprising for PartyNextDoor considering his successful OVO roots. PartyNextDoor (PND) hit the road last week in support of his latest project PartyNextDoor Two which dropped this past summer. In typical OVO fashion, most of the details surrounding PND are a mystery. Here [...]

October 23, 2014 malcolm j gray Features, Live, Reviews 0

LL Cool J: The G.O.A.T. Speaks On His New Album And His Love Of Hip Hop

LL Cool J: The G.O.A.T. Speaks On His New Album And His Love Of Hip Hop

November 18, 2015 marks the 30th anniversary of LL Cool J ground breaking debut album Radio. Anchored by Rick Rubin’s bone crushing minimalist production, the then teenaged rapper set the music world on fire with an aggressive delivery and extensive vocabulary. Now on the verge of dropping his latest project G.O.A.T. 2, LL is entering [...]

October 17, 2014 G. Valentino Ball Features, Interviews 0

Guys You Should Avoid This Cuffing Season

Guys You Should Avoid This Cuffing Season

Ladies, in the midst of cutting your pre-season roster down to at least your “starting 5,” there are things to keep in mind. As a female, we get a little stubborn sometimes and we have moments where we tend to NOT listen to our friends. “No girl, do NOT talk to him. He’s crazy!” Yeah, [...]

October 15, 2014 KBB Staff Features, The Cuffington Post 0

#STAYWOKE: The Low Cost Of Quality Journalism & Other Random Sh*t I’m Currently Angry About…

#STAYWOKE: The Low Cost Of Quality Journalism & Other Random Sh*t I’m Currently Angry About…

I’m currently contemplating quitting online writing for the fiftyeleventh time in the past year or so. I’m just sick of the okeydoke, disappointments, lies, swiftly declining quality of journalism as well as how hard it is to not only find someone willing to pay you to write something but also how hard it is to [...]

October 14, 2014 Dart Adams Stay Woke 0