The rapper’s murder is teaching us more about our society’s willingness to worship an abusive man’s potential over believing the abused.
There are a lot of reasons to boycott some of your favorite artists. Ya know, on account of so many of them being abusers. There are other reasons I’m sure—but that abusing one really sticks out in my mind. Of course there are political reasons to stop listening to or watching someone. Everyone is justified in
In an ongoing series, we’re pairing UTIOM writers together and having them swap playlists of the songs they love. This week, Brian Iniguez and Katrina Parsons shared their love of music with each other – literally. This is Brian’s account of what Katrina’s playlist taught him. Coming from a musical taste mostly comprised of hip-hop,
In the wake of a Kanye-fueled media storm that’s given America a distraction from far more pertinent matters, Donald Glover, a.k.a. Childish Gambino, has returned with a boom in the form of a profound music video for his new single, “This is America,” a visual feast that satirizes the very notion of celebrity in a
The latest controversy from the man who lives to be divisive is just further proof that it’s time we stop relying on our “heroes” to change the world. “I am a firm believer that there is rarely a straight line between good and evil.” – Nicholas Denmon When shit hits the fan, is you still