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A Million and One Questions: Jay-Z and the B-Word
28 Mar 2012 // 6:00 PM

Could a “hot 16” change black fatherhood for generations to come? If that is the thought, than we’ve forgotten what hip-hop does best: It reflects and narrates.


PopTalk: The Poptimism and Rockism Debate
14 Jan 2016 // 2:30 AM

In 2015, the "poptimism vs. rockism" debate has inspired a rash of thinkpieces and Twitter arguments. Is this debate actually saying anything, though?

PopTalk: The 2015 Grammys, "True Artistry", and Meme Culture
18 Mar 2015 // 4:00 AM

The latest PopTalk podcast takes a look at whether or not, as Kanye West suggests, the Grammys and awards culture in general can or should care about "true artistry".


Grammys 2010: Dullest telecast in years?
31 Jan 2010 // 11:54 PM

I sure am glad there was some simmering drama over all that Grammy record-breaking business this time. Because the show itself sure was a drag.

The ladies lead at this year's Grammy Awards
29 Jan 2010 // 4:00 AM

All the single ladies, all the single ladies. For this year's Grammys, it's all about the single ladies — and the married one, too. Beyonce, whose

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Tricks or Treats? Ten Halloween Blu-rays That May Disrupt Your Life

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"The best of this stuff'll kill you.

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