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More Than Racism: Ebomaphobia Exposed

More Than Racism: Ebomaphobia Exposed

by Adia “Dr. Dia” Winfrey, Psy.D. Rev. Theodore S. Wright (1797-1847) was an African-American abolitionist and founding member of the American Anti-Slavery Society. In a speech entitled “Prejudice Against the Colored Man” delivered on October 2, 1837 to the New York State Anti-Slavery Society, Rev. Wright stated: “This is serious business sir. The prejudice which [...]

July 17, 2013 KBB Staff Pulpit 0

What do you think of the #NewRules to Voting Rights?

What do you think of the #NewRules to Voting Rights?

President Obama: “I am deeply disappointed with the Supreme Court’s decision today” and that the gutting of the Voting Rights Act “upsets decades of well-established practices that help make sure voting is fair, especially in places where voting discrimination has been historically prevalent.” by Marvin Bing The Voting Rights Act, first signed into law in [...]

June 26, 2013 KBB Staff Pulpit 0

More to Molly than meets the eye: A look at rap’s latest drug trend

More to Molly than meets the eye: A look at rap’s latest drug trend

Move aside Mary Jane, and make way for Molly. Once associated primarily with weed, hip hop has cozied up to a party drug with a cute name, a mysterious identity and a potentially lethal set of side effects. Artists such as Kanye West, Juicy J and Trinidad James have all name-dropped Molly, and Rick Ross’ [...]

May 21, 2013 Lauren Carter Pulpit 1

Where did my sheroes go?: A Personal Reflection on Women In Hip Hop

Where did my sheroes go?: A Personal Reflection on Women In Hip Hop

It’s hard out here for a female MC. How hard? Recently, rapper and radio personality Monie Love tweeted about her thoughts on the industry and female mc’s: “Hey, u know what? IM SO SICK of the sexism within this boys club of Hip Hop, and IM EQUALLY SICK of the women that Go Along 2 [...]

April 5, 2013 KBB Staff Pulpit 0

A Day In The Life: One Man’s view of SXSW

A Day In The Life: One Man’s view of SXSW

Our guy @MusicIsForLife is a bit of a renaissance man. He has his hands in more than a few things involving the culture. Just check his email signature. This guy has more jobs than Ryan Seacreast. He took a break to give us a look at his trip to the big festival down in Texas. [...]

March 27, 2013 KBB Staff Features, KBB EXCLUSIVE, Pulpit 0

Lil Wayne, sizzurp and rap’s drug problem

Lil Wayne, sizzurp and rap’s drug problem

Syrup. Sizzurp. Lean. Purple drank. Texas tea. Whatever it’s called, the recreational drug made popular in Southern circles is now making headlines with the recent hospitalization of rap superstar Lil Wayne. Weezy, who is reportedly “recovering” after suffering multiple seizures, is a self-proclaimed sizzurp fiend who has alluded to his penchant for purple in numerous [...]

March 22, 2013 Lauren Carter Pulpit 1

Justin Timberlake and the disappearance of black R&B artists

Justin Timberlake and the disappearance of black R&B artists

Justin Timberlake is everywhere. Or at least he seems to be. The actor and pop/R&B phenom recently hosted “Saturday Night Live” for the fifth time — a historic event that drew appearances from comedic heavyweights like Steve Martin, Dan Aykroyd and Chevy Chase — and followed that up by co-hosting “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” [...]

March 19, 2013 Lauren Carter Features, KBB EXCLUSIVE, Pulpit 24

6 Hints for artists inspired by going to ‘local” shows

6 Hints for artists inspired by going to ‘local” shows

I‘ve been to more than a few Hip Hop shows in my life. It would seem too many on nights like this. As I sat in the back of the venue, it became painfully obvious that we are in dire straits my friends. I watched a string of lackluster performances. One guy stood in one [...]

October 12, 2012 G. Valentino Ball KBB EXCLUSIVE, Pulpit 0

5 Things Random Things Inspired By Going To the Miguel show

5 Things Random Things Inspired By Going To the Miguel show

This dude @MiguelUnlimited should’ve called this the “All The Fine Ass Women In A 60 Mile Radius” tour cuz they were in there tonight. The Wilbur Theater in Boston was the site of a beautiful woman convention. In support of his new album Kaleidoscope Dream he put on a masterful show. But my time at [...]

October 1, 2012 G. Valentino Ball KBB EXCLUSIVE, Pulpit 1

Dart Adams Explains The True Origins Of Cuffing Season

Dart Adams Explains The True Origins Of Cuffing Season

If I didn’t know for a fact that he doesn’t drink or use drugs I would swear that Dart was high as a cable bill for coming up with this. While roaming the streets of Boston, our own Dart Adams explains that most perilous of mating traditions Cuffing Season. And like all good things it [...]

September 15, 2012 G. Valentino Ball KBB EXCLUSIVE, Pulpit 0