Things Go Boom – Black Eyed Peas Hit With Two Copyright Infringement Suits

Article first published as Things Go Boom – Black Eyed Peas Hit With Two Copyright Infringement Suits on Technorati. With simple titles like “I Gotta Feeling” and “Boom Boom Pow,” you wouldn’t think that the Black Eyed Peas  copied those tracks from someone else. This much is alleged in two separate copyright infringement lawsuits filed … Continue reading

Tabi Bonney: FEVER ft. Raheem Devaughn

This joint goes hard.  I’m also digging Tabi’s all red YSL kicks.  Fever!

Classic Fits

It’s often said that you have to respect the classics.  This holds true in terms of fashion.  Countless trends come and go in the world of style (remember these), but there are a few staples that no matter the year, will always be in.  Get ready for fall by previewing these items, what I call … Continue reading

The G.O.O.D. Music Cypher – Kanye West ft. Pusha T, Big Sean, CyHi Da Prince, and Common

I’m late putting this up, but after watching it a few times, I couldn’t not post it.  It’s after 3 AM and I just used a double negative but excuse me.  I’m giving you G.O.O.D. Music! A4KVBSTC383E

Rashida Jones and The Complexities of Racial Identity

I wonder whether Rashida Jones dreams in black or white. That’s not a typo.  I didn’t mean to say black & white or color, as the issue is often framed.  I mean, for example, when she’s fast asleep and has a dream about being at party or going to the supermarket or having sex, what … Continue reading

a word from your local playground pariah

How do you explain why you’re not hungry, can’t sleep, and are overly sensitive to touch, jokes, and would rather lock yourself in your room than go outside? You find a way. And then you find a way to convince your aggressors that you haven’t told on them even though you really want to scream it from the top bleacher in the gymnasium.

Justin Timberlake Wants To Touch Your A*s (And You’re Gonna Let Him)

Don’t stare directly into his eyes.  Especially if you happen to be a black woman. But then again, maybe you should.  If by chance you get trapped by his seemingly magical powers of pale seduction, he just might make you famous (or infamous) if that’s what you’re after.  Justin Timberlake: the singing, dancing,  Britney Spears-loving,  … Continue reading