I Choose You: Rap’s Obsession With Pikachu

March 12, 2014 2 comments

Photoshop via Connor Smith // Featured Image via Cam Kirk It’s common knowledge rappers have been infatuated with Benihana’s since the dawn of rapping — our very own Bauce Sauce has done extensive research on the matter. However, there is a lesser-known entity rappers are obsessed with. I’m of course talking about Pokémon. Yes, it may seem […]

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Taskforce: Protect Young Thug At All Costs

February 27, 2014 1 comment

Sometimes the Internet feels like a dystopian universe, fueling itself with a need to hate everything and jump to conclusions based off of nothing more than, “I think this because I can and because I think this, it’s correct.” Don’t get me wrong; the Internet is a beautiful place, full of inquiry, learning, and Netflix. […]

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The Hip-Hop Cultural Tourist Examination

October 31, 2013 2 comments

tourist Syllabification: (tour·ist) Pronunciation: /ˈto͝orist/ noun 1a person who is traveling or visiting a place for pleasure:the pyramids have drawn tourists to Egypt 2short for tourist class Courtesy of the Oxford English Dictionary. Yes, the King’s English all up in this bitch.     INTRODUCTORY ESSAY  Cultural tourism in hip-hop—it’s a touchy subject. Before we delve into […]

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