Having the desire to create something can be an itching urge. You don’t know exactly what to create, but you know you want to do it. Once you do, it will be amazing. That’s how 25-year-old Darryl Muhammad felt after...
(Note: This post was originally published in February 2018, but has been updated in November 2019.) Skateboarding. It’s pretty much a dying hobby in the U.S. Outside of 90s and early 2000s TV shows, it’s rare to see people commonly...
Note: This interview is a continuation of our interview with Goalden Chyld. You can find part 1 here. The Hip-Hop Industry and Emergence into Conscious Music Goalden Chyld uses his music to revitalize conscious music. When he was younger, he realized...
Netflix biopic “Roxanne Roxanne” allows younger generations to learn about the origins of hip-hop, and older generations to get a glimpse into the life of legendary battle rapper Roxanne Shante. Roxanne Shante is a hip-hop pioneer from Queensbridge, New York....
Hip-hop is a medium in which artists tell stories. At least, that’s how it used to be. Back in the day, we heard stories of the reality of growing up in the streets. We heard poetic languages on top...
Reading a book that you can really see yourself in is a Godsend, especially as a young Black woman. Most hyped up books have a white lead character. Sometimes, you just want to see yourself on the cover of...
One thing that has been increasingly repeated when Black History Month rolls around is this: “We talk about the same people and the same things.” The impact of the Civil Rights Movement, the sacrifices of Rosa Parks and the...
This piece was originally written and published for our first issue March 2018 after Black Panther came out and was revised September 2020 to reflect on the death of Chadwick Boseman. August 28, 2020,...
It turns out that if you’re between the ages of 13 and 24, I know what you’re doing with 11.3 hours of your time. Your secret has been revealed. A study conducted by Hunter Qualitative Research found that people ages...

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