Tag Archives: Music

Pitchfork is so disconnected from black folks that it forgets what R&B is

Look at this face. You’d probably be surprised to hear that this rosy-cheeked young man is making a name for himself producing, performing and releasing soulful slow jams. Although he’s certainly not the first scrawny Brit to surprise people with his atypical voice … Continue reading

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Why Waka?

I should know better. There’s no doubt about that. As a self-respecting and (at least part-way) college-educated consumer, I should know better. But I can’t stop myself. Hidden deep down in the catacombs of my taste, past several 8-bit alligators … Continue reading

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Trading a “rap sheet” for rap music

Jordan Haywood wants to be remembered for more than the gun he brought to school. The 26-year-old Jacksonville native made headlines in 1998 for bringing his .380 automatic pistol to Kirby-Smith Middle School in Northeast Jacksonville. Haywood says he brought … Continue reading

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